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Proton Pump Inhibitor Side Effects: Fact or Fiction?

Proton pump inhibitors are amongst the most widely prescribed and over prescribed medications worldwide. Although generally considered well tolerated, epidemiologic studies mining... Read more »

Coenzyme Q10 as Adjunctive Treatment for Bipolar Depression

When added to mood stabilizers or antidepressants, this mitochondria-stabilizing and anti-inflammatory agent improved rates of response — but not remission —... Read more »

New Drug Approvals: First New Antiviral for Influenza in 2 Decades Approved

Officials with the FDA have approved baloxavir marboxil (Xofluza) for the treatment of acute uncomplicated influenza in patients aged 12 years... Read more »

Diabetes Drug May Prevent Blindness: Study

Researchers from China’s Taiwan Province have found that a common drug used to treat type 2 diabetes may have an effect... Read more »

Flu Activity Is Low – For Now

Although this flu season is off to a slow start, U.S. health officials are urging everyone to get vaccinated now. Why?... Read more »

New Drug Approvals: FDA Approves Sarecycline for Moderate to Severe Acne

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Sarecycline (Seysara, Almirall) for patients aged 9 years and older with inflammatory... Read more »

Metabolic Syndrome: A Growing Problem

Metabolic syndrome is a diagnosis given to patients with at least 3 of these characteristics: hypertension (systolic >130 mmHg, diastolic >85... Read more »

Alzheimer’s: How Does Tau Disrupt Brain Cells?

Scientists have found a previously unknown mechanism in which the protein tau, which is implicated in Alzheimer’s disease, damages brain cells... Read more »

FDA Launches Major Push for New Antimicrobials

The critical need for new medicines to combat infectious diseases that fail to respond to current medical treatment is prompting FDA to... Read more »

FDA Approves New Drug for Treatment of Seizures Associated with Dravet Syndrome

Officials with the FDA approved have approved stiripentol (Diacomit) for the treatment of seizures associated with Dravet syndrome, a rare form... Read more »