Medications

Don't relax drug approval process, experts warn

The warming follows a speech to Congress last week by President Trump in which he said the US Food and Drug Administration's drug approval process was "too slow and burdensome," and where he promised to "slash the restraints, ...

Mar 08, 2017
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Judgement bias in medical device recall decisions

(HealthDay)—The characteristics of the signal in user feedback of adverse events associated with medical devices and the situated context of decision makers correlate with judgement bias in reacting to these adverse events, ...

Mar 04, 2017
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Xermelo approved for tumor-related diarrhea

(HealthDay)—Xermelo (telotristat ethyl) tablets have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with carcinoid syndrome diarrhea, one of a collection of symptoms related to rare carcinoid tumors.

Mar 01, 2017
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