Nutrition warnings are coming to the front of some packaged foods in Canada
Canada will require that companies add nutrition warnings to the front of pre-packaged food with high levels of saturated fat, sugar or sodium in an effort to help shoppers make healthier choices with just a glance. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

How Changing Your Diet Could Have a Major Impact on Managing Lupus Symptoms
After Jewell Singletary was diagnosed with lupus, she developed rheumatoid arthritis as well—a common pairing, since both are autoimmune conditions—and had to use a cane to navigate her college campus. When she graduated, the now 38-year-old New Jersey resident decided to be more focused on supporting her health, in an effort to maintain her mobility as she began her career. She started in the kitchen. First to be tossed were sugary drinks, fried foods, and highly processed options, she says. Once she eliminated them, it didn’t take long before she could discard one more important item: her cane. [time-br...
Source: TIME: Health - June 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Millard Tags: Uncategorized Diet & Nutrition freelance healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Too little of certain foods means 'sodium can build up' in your blood
IF YOU have high blood pressure, you might be making dietary changes to help manage it. Some of this will include reducing certain food types, but there are also a number of foods which are needed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MD-Gastroview (Diatrizoate Meglumine and Diatrizoate Sodium Solution) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 27, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Post-disaster recovery plan for a rural settler's community affected by the Fund ão dam tailings in Brazil - Soares Fortes BC, Villefort Teixeira MC, Pereira da Costa S, Wagner MH, Scotti MR.
The Fund ão Dam rupture in Mariana, Brazil spilled contaminated tailings across the Doce River basin reaching several towns such as Ipaba. Ibapa's agricultural and fishing activities declined by 50% due to the toxicity of sodium and ether-amine, followed b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Empagliflozin Eyed for Outpatient Chronic Hyponatremia Empagliflozin Eyed for Outpatient Chronic Hyponatremia
The SGLT2 inhibitor increased sodium and reduced neurocognitive dysfunction in patients with chronic hyponatremia due to the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuresis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

ENDO: Coffee Does Not Impede Bioavailability of LT4 Solution
FRIDAY, June 17, 2022 -- Bioavailability is equivalent for a single oral dose of levothyroxine (LT4) sodium solution administered five minutes prior to coffee or under fasting conditions, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 17, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fort Collins Couple Sentenced to Federal Prison for Illegally Selling Unapproved Drugs
FDA OCI, Mark Godding, Linda Godding, sentence, sell, unapproved, new, misbranded, drugs, Mighty Stacks, Blue Brain Boost, Tianeptine Sodium Powder, tested, quality control, side effects, nootropic, adrafinil crystalline powder, aniracetam, nicotine solution, IDRA-21, methylene blue, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - June 13, 2022 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Potential therapies for sodium azide intoxication; a case report and review of the literature - Groeneveld N, van Hoeven L, van der Crabben RS, den Uil CA, Bethlehem C, Alsma J.
We report a case of a patient who ingested 2 grams of sodium azide as a suicide attempt. Sodium azide irreversible blocks cytochrome C oxidase by inhi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

GaviLyte-G (PEG-3350, sodium sulfate, sodium bicarbonate, sodium chloride and potassium chloride) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 9, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Janssen Presents Initial Results from the Phase 2 RAGNAR Study of BALVERSA ® (erdafitinib) in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors with FGFR Alterations
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, June 7, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced initial results from the pivotal Phase 2 RAGNAR study evaluating the investigational use of BALVERSA® (erdafitinib), a fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR) kinase inhibitor, in patients with advanced solid tumors with prespecified FGFR alterations. At a planned interim analysis (IA), responses were observed across a variety of FGFR-driven solid tumors for patients who had exhausted standard treatment options prior to being treated with BALVERSA®.[1] These results will be featured in an oral presentation (...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 7, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

The Sodium Hidden in Medication: A Tough Pill To Swallow The Sodium Hidden in Medication: A Tough Pill To Swallow
A new study discovered alarming quantities of sodium in some acetaminophen preparations. Should mandatory labeling of medications containing significant quantities of sodium be required?European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Seprafilm (Sodium Hyaluronate/Carboxymethylcellulose Adhesion Barrier) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 2, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Sex-Adjusted Liver Allocation Scoring Tool Would Improve Transplant Equity Sex-Adjusted Liver Allocation Scoring Tool Would Improve Transplant Equity
Females on the liver transplant waiting list are disadvantaged by the sodium-adjusted Model for End-stage Liver Disease score (MELDNa) currently employed to guide allocation decisions, but a sex-adjusted MELDNa score would help address the inequity and decrease mortality for both sexes, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 1, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

SGLT2 Inhibitor Use Not Tied to Increased Fracture Risk in CKD
WEDNESDAY, June 1, 2022 -- For older adults, initiation of a sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor is not associated with higher fracture risk compared with initiation of a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news