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Dec 13, 2019

FDA investigates NDMA contamination in metformin
By Lucas Franki

Officials at the Food and Drug Administration are investigating possible contamination in the United States, following reports in other countries.

 

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Reduced kidney function linked to fractures in older women

Women aged 75 years with...


Dec 12, 2019

Docs push back on surprise billing compromise
By Gregory Twachtman

But doctors’ groups say the bipartisan legislation’s proposed solution is not a good one.

 

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New evidence further supports starting CRC screening at age 45
An American Cancer Society recommendation to lower starting age for colorectal...


Dec 11, 2019

In addiction, abusive partners can wreak havoc
By Randy Dotinga

Strategies of abusive partners include sabotaging and discrediting their partners’ attempts at recovery.

 

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Updated gout guidelines: Don’t let kidney function dictate allopurinol dosing
Inadequate allopurinol dosing has been the bête noire...


Dec 10, 2019

Is strict glycemic control meaningless for older adults?
By Miriam Tucker

Less stringency for high-risk adults does not always mean broader allowance range in glycemic profiles.

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A triple-antibiotic cure for Crohn's disease?
An oral fixed-dose, triple-antibiotic combination offers a promising new approach to...