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Hurray for this FDA Reversal..A Positive Note in Beating Melanoma

Doctors have had few tools in their fight to tackle melanoma, so here’s a toast to Mela Sciences, and its chief executive, Joseph Gulfo for pursuing a seven-year battle with the FDA. Undaunted by last year’s rejection of the MelaFind,…

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FDA: Older psych drugs have fatal risks in seniors

~ By Matthew Perrone, AP Business Writer WASHINGTON – The Food and Drug Administration warned doctors Monday that prescribing a certain group of psychiatric drugs to seniors suffering from dementia can increase their risk of death. Antipsychotic drugs are approved…

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Cipro Now a No Go

~ by Yael Joshua If you need to target hardy bacteria, heavy-duty antibiotics such as Cipro, Levaquin, and Floxin are your best bet. Unfortunately, these drugs, all based on fluoroquinolone, have been shown to cause pain, swelling, and inflammation in…

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