For Consumers: Seven Things Pregnant Women and Parents Need to Know About Arsenic in Rice and Rice Cereal
You may be surprised to learn that there is arsenic found in rice. FDA is taking steps to protect consumers and reduce the amount in infant rice cereal.
Publication date: Available online 1 July 2020Source: Pregnancy HypertensionAuthor(s): Haylee Fox, Emily J. Callander
Publication date: July–August 2020Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Volume 27, Issue 5Author(s): Chih-Feng Yen, Yu-Shan Lin, Shu-Ling Lin
Publication date: Available online 1 July 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Muhammad Hasnain, Muhammad Fermi Pasha, Imran Ghani, Rahmat Budiarto
Women with gestational diabetes had shorter intervals between pregnancies than those who didn't have the condition, which may impact on outcomes, researchers say.Medscape Medical News
Conclusion: According to our results, vitiligo patients were more susceptible to hypertension while no association could be found between characteristics of the disease and rise in blood pressure. PMID: 32606881 [PubMed]
Conclusion: Suboptimal level of the patient's assessment was revealed with poor educational counseling by the community pharmacists. New strategies are needed to improve pharmaceutical care services in the UAE. PMID: 32606878 [PubMed]
Authors: Reddy V, Myers B, Yang EJ, Bhutani T Abstract Halobetasol propionate and tazarotene lotion 0.01%/0.045% (HP/TAZ) is a topical medication approved for the treatment of plaque psoriasis in adults. As a treatment modality, HP/TAZ has a combinatory therapeutic effect because it contains both a corticosteroid (HP) and a retinoid (TAZ) component. Here, we review the important clinical efficacy and safety data derived from pivotal clinical trials for HP/TAZ in the treatment of plaque psoriasis. We also discuss the mechanism of action, dosage guidelines, pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, and clinical consideratio...
Publication date: Available online 2 July 2020Source: Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical AnalysisAuthor(s): Ece Özkan, Emirhan Nemutlu, Mehmet Sinan Beksac, Sedef Kır
By CHADI NABHAN, MD, MBA, FACP “The goal for me and for my clinical and research colleagues is to put ourselves out of a job as quickly as possible”. This is how Mikkael Sekeres ends his book “When Blood Breaks Down” based on true stories of patients with leukemia. I share Mikkael’s sentiments and have always stated that I’d be happy if I am out of a job caring for patients with cancer. To his and my disappointment, this wish is unlikely to ever come true, especially when dealing with leukemia. With almost 15 years of experience, Sekeres possesses a wealth of knowledge and pati...
[New Era] The abortion debate post-independence was started by Dr Libertina Amathila, the then minister of health. During this debate, she highlighted the statistics of girls and women that had lost lives due to unsafe abortions and the actual number of women and girls that had proffered an abortion. This motion was denied.