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(AP)—As the tally from a deadly meningitis outbreak rose Friday, health officials identified the medical clinics across the country that received steroid shots for back pain now linked to the illnesses.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Vaccinations for flu, tetanus and other common vaccines are increasingly taking place in non-medical settings such as supermarkets and drug stores. This added responsibility for pharmacists increases the risk of needlestick ...
Health Oct 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
U.S. health officials ramped up warnings Thursday about a specialty pharmacy linked to a widening outbreak of a rare kind of meningitis, urging doctors and hospitals not to use any products from the company.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 04, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP)—A fifth person has died in a growing outbreak of a rare form of meningitis that has sickened more than two dozen people in five U.S. states.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The Food and Drug Administration is warning the public that most Internet pharmacies are fraudulent, selling drugs that likely are counterfeit and could harm or even kill people.
Medications Sep 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Bangladeshi doctors Wednesday asked the government to halt permits for Viagra to be mass produced for the domestic market, fearing it could lead to the anti-impotence drug becoming available over the counter.
Medications Sep 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A published study conducted by researchers at West Virginia University has found that doctor and pharmacy shoppers are at a greater risk for drug-related death.
Medications Sep 07, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at The University of Queensland's School of Pharmacy are making medication use safer by incorporating pharmacists into general practice medical centres.
Medications Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Community pharmacies with specially trained staff to provide HIV services can help HIV-infected individuals be more compliant with their essential antiviral drug regimens and hence improve patient outcomes. ...
HIV & AIDS Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Up to eight percent of malaria drugs approved by the World Health Organization or other regulators do not contain the right dose and may fuel resistance, researchers said Tuesday.
Medications Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Beth Meyerson, co-chair of the Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention at Indiana University, said expanding HIV testing is critical.
HIV & AIDS Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Greece's highly uncertain future has forced businesses into a quasi hand-to-mouth existence, with one of the most alarming effects a shortage of medicines, including for the seriously ill.
Medications Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
At the pharmacy, you can buy anything from tea kettles to Tylenol. But what if you could buy a rapid HIV test over the counter and test yourself in the privacy of your own home?
HIV & AIDS May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- Doctors increasingly are ditching the prescription pad: More than a third of the nation's prescriptions now are electronic, according to the latest count.
Health May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Overcoming a learning disability to become a physician will actually help in being compassionate toward patients, writes a medical student of his struggle with a severe reading disability in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Associati ...
Health May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0