Archive: 23/12/2016

FDA OKs first treatment for rare genetic disorder

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first treatment for children and adults with spinal muscular atrophy, a rare genetic disorder marked by progressive muscle weakness that's the most common genetic cause ...

Dec 23, 2016
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Impact of complex medication regimen in elderly unclear

(HealthDay)—The association between medication regimen complexity and either treatment nonadherence or hospitalization in elderly patients remains unclear, according to a review published online Dec. 19 in the Journal of ...

Dec 23, 2016
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FDA suggests limits on lead in cosmetics

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has suggested setting a limit on how much lead can be in cosmetics ranging from lipstick and eye shadow to blush and shampoo.

Dec 23, 2016
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