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Multaq Linked To Increased Risk Of Heart Problems And Death

by fpw | December 20th, 2011

The FDA issued a warning to healthcare professionals yesterday about the drug Multaq (dronedarone) following results in a safety review that showed dramatically increased risks of cardiovascular events, including death, in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation (AF) who take the drug.

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FDA Issues Recall On Trans-Vaginal Mesh

by fpw | December 6th, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning several months ago regarding the dangers of surgical mesh being used to support organs in women suffering from pelvic prolapse, a condition in which internal body parts, like the bladder and reproductive organs, slip down into the vagina.

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New Study Show Ketamine Could Be Used To Treat Depression

by fpw | November 29th, 2011

A new study by researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center has shown that the anesthetic drug, Ketamine, shows potential for treating depression in low doses.

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Texas Transplant Recipient Infected With Hepatitis C

by fpw | October 4th, 2011

A Texas man who received a kidney transplant now has a new battle to face after being exposed to Hepatitis C.

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