FDA Panel Says No to Over-the-Counter Allergy Drug Singulair

Experts expressed relief at the decision, citing safety concerns
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Asthma, Allergy, News, Source Type: news

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TUESDAY, March 31, 2020 -- Exclusive breastfeeding for the first three months of life may cut the risk for allergy and asthma later in childhood, according to a study published March 3 in Acta Paediatrica. Galya Bigman, Ph.D., from the University...
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