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2013-10-18 23:21:37

Health Canada cites life-threatening side effects attributed to use of popular antibiotics. Resource4thePeople maintains offer of free legal consultations about compensation over allegations of dangerous heart problems and other possible effects from the use of Zithromax, Zmax SR and similar medications. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/Zithromax-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest consumer update about...

2013-10-11 23:25:47

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently issued a Drug Safety Announcement and approved a Black Box Warning, one of the harshest warnings, for Pfizer’s antibiotic intravenous (IV) drug Tygacil®. In particular, the FDA warns prescribing doctors and consumers that use of the IV drug Tygacil® is associated with an increased risk of death in comparison to other antibiotic drugs and that the IV antibiotic Tygacil® should only be used in situations where...

2013-10-08 09:44:05

Two gene alterations pair up to promote the growth of leukemia cells and their escape from anti-cancer drugs, according to a study in The Journal of Experimental Medicine. Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is an aggressive cancer of the blood that is often treated with a drug called Imatinib (a.k.a. Gleevec). Although Gleevec is highly effective, some cancer cells can develop resistance to the drug. The mechanism that drives this resistance is not completely understood, but there is evidence...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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