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2014-09-09 12:29:31

September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Month HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs today announced that Governor Corbett has proclaimed September as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Month to remind women of the health risks associated when consuming alcohol while pregnant. Nationally, there are more than 40,000 babies born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) each year. "Far too many...

2014-08-27 23:12:45

A study released August 1 highlights the challenges related to managing anticoagulant–associated intracerebral hemorrhage (AAICH). Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 A recently published study by the Journal of Neurosurgery discusses the importance of time in correcting coagulopathy to prevent permanent injury or death. The study focuses on a variety of anticoagulants and examines medical conditions alleged to be caused by these drugs. According to the research, although...

2014-08-07 15:44:44

The JAMA Network Journals Researchers have identified genetic variants that are associated with severe adverse skin reactions to the antiepileptic drug phenytoin, according to a study in the August 6 issue of JAMA. Phenytoin is a widely prescribed antiepileptic drug and remains the most frequently used first-line antiepileptic drug in hospitalized patients. Although effective for treating neurological diseases, phenytoin can cause cutaneous (skin) adverse reactions ranging from mild to...

2014-07-07 23:06:26

On July 1, the FDA published that 6 lots of Coumadin (Warfarin Sodium) for Injection, 5 mg single-use vials, by Bristol-Myers Squibb, are recalled due to the presence of visible particulate matter. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on...

2014-05-13 12:27:29

IPRO-designed "MAP" Tool Addresses How to Handle Numerous Patient Situations, In Order to Reduce Risk of Both Excessive Bleeding and Formation of Blood Clots LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new, free-of-charge tool designed by the Peri-Procedural Task Force of the IPRO-led New York State Anticoagulation Coalition will enable clinicians to more easily determine how, whether and when to stop the use of warfarin and other anticoagulants prior to surgery and...

2014-04-28 16:28:11

OTTAWA, April 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Health Minister Rona Ambrose announced the appointment of Audrey McFarlane to the Canadian Centre for Substance Abuse (CCSA) Board of Directors for a three-year term. Ms. McFarlane is currently the Executive Director at the Lakeland Centre for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in Cold Lake, Alberta. She obtained her degree in Community Rehabilitation and has spent nearly two decades working with children and adults with developmental...

2014-04-24 23:17:14

Flood Law Group announced today that they are available to investigate the claims of parents of children who suffer from birth defects that are possibly linked to the prescription drug Depakote. Flood Law Group always conducts a thorough investigation of a claim before taking on a case. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Flood Law Group today announced that they are now available to investigate the claims of parents of children who suffered from birth defects possibly as a result of...

2014-03-28 12:22:31

DUBLIN, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j2x3bx/benzene_2013) has announced the addition of the "Benzene: 2013 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j2x3bx/benzene_2013 ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Benzene 2013 World Market Outlook and Forecast is an absolutely essential resource for...

2014-03-26 23:27:31

Lead Investigator Discusses Findings With AJMC, Says Results Show Importance of Self-Testing Plainsboro, NJ (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC), on Monday published the results of the Self-Testing Analysis Based on Long-Term Experience (STABLE) study. It showed that self-testing significantly improves control of warfarin, as measured by time in therapeutic range (TTR). Results of the study, supported by Alere, were originally shared at the 2012 Scientific...

2014-02-04 12:26:39

The Quest Diagnostics Health Trends(TM) study of 2.7 million test results is the largest to examine warfarin treatment in patients with atrial fibrillation (Afib) treated in primary care and other non-hospital care settings in the United States MADISON, N.J., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately one in two patients with atrial fibrillation (Afib) do not optimally reduce their risk of stroke or bleeding when treated with the most widely prescribed oral-anticoagulant therapy,...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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