The FDA has issued a safety alert recommending against the routine use of bone graft substitutes containing recombinant proteins or synthetic peptides among patients aged <18 years, emphasizing that the safety and effectiveness of these products have not been reviewed or approved for patients in this age group.
Treating traveler’s diarrhea with antibiotics may contribute to antibiotic resistance and spread resistant bacteria strains, particularly if travelers visit developing parts of the world.
Using a tube of sealant as a fake gun, a man robbed a pharmacy in Piedmont, Oklahoma, but was caught by police in less than 5 minutes.
Pharmacists play an important role in ensuring optimal patient outcomes within accountable care organizations.
Feeling #angry, #stressed, or #tired? Such negative tweets within a given region can indicate increased heart disease risk, according to University of Pennsylvania Medical School researchers.
Only about half of girls immunized against human papillomavirus received the vaccine at the age recommended by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
UCB recently announced that the FDA has accepted for review its New Drug Application for brivaracetam, an investigational treatment for partial-onset seizures in patients aged >16 years with epilepsy.
It is not inconceivable that a physician who denies requests for opiates may not receive favorable ratings, which may impact their hospital privileges.