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Prescription Drugs And Grapefruit Can Be Bad Medicine
2012-11-27 05:21:17

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows that, while there is a rise in the number of prescription drugs that result in negative effects due to interactions with grapefruit, few physicians are aware of these consequences. The article was completed by a group of researchers who discovered the interactions among grapefruit and prescription drugs over 20 years ago. By summarizing the evidence...

Dietary Supplements Have Adverse Effects
2012-10-24 21:17:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers reported in the International Journal of Clinical Practice that a number of herbs and dietary supplements can cause harmful drug interactions. The researchers examined 54 review articles and 31 original studies and found that the greatest harmful problems were caused by interactions between prescribed drugs and herbs and dietary supplements (HDS) that included ingredients like St. John's Wort, magnesium, calcium, iron...

2012-10-15 16:04:15

Children who undergo brain radiation therapy run a significant risk of suffering from permanent neurocognitive adverse effects. These adverse effects are due to the fact that the radiation often encounters healthy tissue. This reduces the formation of new cells, particularly in the hippocampus — the part of the brain involved in memory and learning. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg's Sahlgrenska Academy have used a model study to test newer radiation therapy techniques...

2012-10-04 06:26:55

EXTON, Pa., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM) today announced the results from an analysis of a patient-database involving Cinryze(®) (C1 esterase inhibitor [human]) demonstrating that ViroPharma's Path to Independence(TM) program, a self-administration training and support program for hereditary angioedema (HAE) patients receiving prophylactic Cinryze, positively impacts the site of care in favor of home/self-administration as well as adherence...

2012-10-02 06:25:35

OTTAWA, Oct. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - Health Canada today released the October 2012 issue of the Canadian Adverse Reaction Newsletter (CARN). This issue includes an article on the limitations with Lyme disease test kits and a reminder to health professionals of the importance of clinical diagnosis and early treatment.  The article also encourages reporting of incidents with test kits, including false negative and false positive results. This edition also includes an article highlighting the...

2012-09-29 23:03:26

The defective drug lawyers at Flood Law Group are announcing that they are now offering free case reviews for individuals who have suffered adverse effects of Pradaxa® and their families. (PRWEB) September 28, 2012 According to Flood Law Group, LLP, people who are treated with Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate) and who suffer internal bleeding, heart attack and/or other serious complications, may be eligible to seek compensation by filing a Pradaxa® lawsuit. Families of individuals...

2012-09-18 06:29:34

BEDFORD, Ohio, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bedford Laboratories((TM)) today announced the expansion of its previous nationwide voluntary recall for Leucovorin Calcium Liquid Injection: Product Description NDC Package Size Lot#/Expiration Date First Ship Date Last Ship Date ---...

2012-09-18 06:28:54

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM) announced today that the company will provide a live audio and slide webcast of its analyst and investor seminar, focusing on the company's commercial product projections and future growth opportunities on Friday, September 21, 2012. Lectures will be provided by a number of ViroPharma representatives. The seminar, entitled "Broadening Horizons," will be held from 9:00 A.M. until 12:45 P.M. Eastern Time on...

2012-09-14 23:03:22

The latest anti-aging secret which can help keep an individual young and vibrant, Genf20 Plus reviews was just recently released by Linda Taylor. GenF20 Plus is endorsed by doctors as a safe hormone treatment option for reversing the effects of aging on the body. (PRWEB) September 15, 2012 GenF20 Plus is a 3 part system that was developed to erase the years of wear and tear that has been put on your body. There are three huge advantages to using this program to reverse the adverse effects...

2012-09-12 06:31:36

SEATTLE, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new medical test system announced today by Genelex Corporation could save thousands of lives and reduce annual healthcare costs by hundreds of millions of dollars by preventing adverse reactions to prescribed and over-the-counter drugs. "YouScript is the most comprehensive prescription drug management system ever created, able to clearly define what drugs and combinations of drugs a person should - and should not - be prescribed, not only for safety...