Archive: 02/26/2013

FDA: Omontys injection pulled from market

(HealthDay)—Affymax Inc. of Palo Alto, Calif., and Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company Limited of Deerfield, Ill., have voluntarily recalled all lots of Omontys Injection, used to treat anemia in adult dialysis ...

Feb 26, 2013
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List of five unnecessary vascular tests released

(HealthDay)—The Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM) has published "Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question" in vascular medicine, a list of five tests and procedures that are commonly used but ...

Feb 26, 2013
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Preparation underway for implementation of ACA in 2014

(HealthDay)—As the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) nears, states are preparing for some of its provisions, including expanded access to Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program ...

Feb 26, 2013
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