FDA Advisers Recommend Removing Chantix Boxed Warning, but Vote Was Mixed (FREE)

By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by William E. Chavey, MD, MS An FDA advisory panel voted 10-9 on Wednesday to remove the black-box warning from the label of the smoking-cessation drug varenicline (Chantix), Reuters reports. The warning alerts prescribers …
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Publication date: Available online 23 July 2018Source: Journal of Hazardous MaterialsAuthor(s): Varvara Pagkali, Panagiota S. Petrou, Eleni Makarona, Jeroen Peters, Willem Haasnoot, Gerhard Jobst, Isabella Moser, Katarzyna Gajos, Andrzej Budkowski, Anastasios Economou, Konstantinos Misiakos, Ioannis Raptis, Sotirios E. KakabakosAbstractA label-free optical biosensor for the fast simultaneous determination of three mycotoxins, aflatoxin B1 (AFB1), fumonisin B1 (FB1) and deoxynivalenol (DON), in beer samples is presented. The biosensor is based on an array of ten Mach-Zehnder interferometers (MZIs) monolithically integrated ...
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Publication date: August–September 2018Source: Medicina Intensiva (English Edition), Volume 42, Issue 6Author(s): F.D. Martos-Benítez, A. Gutiérrez-Noyola, M. Badal, N.A. DietrichAbstractObjectivesTo determine the risk factors for severe acute respiratory failure requiring invasive mechanical ventilation (SARF-MV) and its effect upon clinical outcomes in critically ill cancer patients.DesignA retrospective cohort study was carried out.SettingA 12-bed oncological intensive care unit (ICU) from January 2014 to December 2015.PatientsA total of 878 consecutive cancer patients were included. Patients with an...
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Publication date: August–September 2018Source: Medicina Intensiva (English Edition), Volume 42, Issue 6Author(s): A. Carmona-Bayonas, F. Gordo, C. Beato, J. Castaño Pérez, P. Jiménez-Fonseca, J. Virizuela Echaburu, J. Garnacho-MonteroAbstractCancer patients are a vulnerable group exposed to numerous and serious risks beyond cancer itself. In recent years, the prognosis of these individuals has improved substantially thanks to several advances such as immunotherapy, targeted molecular therapies, surgical techniques, or developments in support treatment. This coincides with the prolonged survival o...
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SWEATING is the body ’s natural reaction to getting too hot, and sweat can be slight or excessive. Sweating happens so that heat can be removed from the body, lowering the core temperature. Try these five methods for reducing perspiration.
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Conclusion: The new risk score, developed and validated using clinical measurements that are accessible on entry into PD, could be used clinically to screen for patients at high risk of CeVD mortality. Such patients might benefit from therapies reducing the incidence of CeVD related events.Kidney Blood Press Res 2018;43:1141 –1148
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Conclusion: Our findings demonstrated that RANK deficiency ameliorates podocyte injury by suppressing calcium/calcineurin/NFATc1 signaling, which may present a promising target for therapeutic intervention.Kidney Blood Press Res 2018;43:1149 –1159
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Publication date: Available online 23 July 2018Source: American Journal of Kidney DiseasesAuthor(s): Kay Weng Choy
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VITAMIN d deficiency could be combatted by making changes to your diet. The vitamin is essential for building and maintaining strong bones, as it helps the body absorb calcium. Add this to your diet to boost vitamin d levels.
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