HHS issued new guidance today that recommends prescribing or co-prescribing naloxone and providing education about this treatment in patients at high risk for opioid overdose, according to a press release.
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Food insecurity difficulty affording enough food to support regular, balanced meals was associated with increased likelihoods of binge-eating disorder and obesity in a recent International Journal of Eating Disorders study.
A federal court ordered to Michigan-based food manufacturer to discontinue selling food products until the company complies with federal regulations and other requirements. This action follows several inspections conducted by the US Food and Drug Administration and Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, which found Listeria monocytogenes (L. mono) in the company's food preparation area.
A new review of data from 250,726 trial participants has found that 1 in 20 people who took placebos in trials dropped out because of serious adverse events. Almost half of the participants reported less severe adverse events. The adverse events ranged from abdominal pain and anorexia to burning, chest pain, fatigue, and even death.
Min Dong, Ph.D., and his lab are world experts in toxins and how to combat them. They've figured out how Clostridium difficile most potent toxin gets into cells and zeroed in on the first new botulinum toxin identified since 1969.
Johnson & Johnson, the world's largest health care products maker, is in the midst of more than 10,000 lawsuits claiming that its iconic baby powder is linked to cancer. In July, a verdict by a Missouri jury awarded 22 women $4.6 billion in a lawsuit against the company, supporting their claim that talcum powder caused their ovarian cancer. The case is under appeal.
Virginia Commonwealth University researchers are testing a vaccine against opioid abuse developed by the Scripps Research Institute in California. The vaccine is meant to block the effects of heroin and fentanyl in patients with opioid use disorder
NUS researchers have found that skin allergies are the most common adverse reaction associated with the use of complementary health products. Complementary health products are a diverse group of commercial products which are commonly consumed by the general public to enhance their health.
Fusarium mycotoxins deoxynivalenol (DON), NX-3 and butenolide are secondary metabolites formed by Fusarium graminearu. Evidence for formation of DON-glutathione adducts exists in plants, and also in human liver (HepG2) cells mass spectrometric evidence for GSH-adduct formation was reported
Chemicals that are widely used in personal care and household products are linked to girls entering puberty at earlier ages, according to findings from a long-running study of mothers and children published today
Non-smokers who live where smoking is banned in public places may have lower blood pressure than non-smokers who aren't protected by these types of laws, a U.S. study suggests.