Gastroenteritis

Ondansetron ( Zofran ) is commonly used to treat vomiting in gastroenteritis, but has a United States FDA ( Food...


New detailed data from the phase 3 YUKAWA-2 study evaluating Evolocumab ( Repatha ), a novel investigational cholesterol-lowering medication, in...


Conflicting data exist regarding the effects of statin therapy on the prevalence of inflammatory bowel diseases. A retrospective study has...


Limited prospective data are available on the long-term safety of Darbepoetin alfa ( Aranesp ) for treating anemia in children...


Prolonging first-line chemotherapy results with maintenance treatment may influence overall survival. In HER2-negative patients with locally recurrent/metastatic breast cancer, combining...


Health professionals are advised that the Product Information documents for Olmesartan-containing products have been updated with a precaution for sprue-like...


Data, published in The Lancet, from two phase 3 studies, RUTHERFORD-2 and TESLA with Evolocumab, a novel investigational low-density lipoprotein...


The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use ( CHMP ) has adopted a positive opinion, recommending the granting of...


Apremilast ( Otezla ), a small-molecule inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4, works intracellularly to modulate proinflammatory and anti-inflammatory mediator production, and...


In a commentary published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal ( CMAJ ), Abby Lippman, an epidemiologist at McGill University...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved Rotarix, a vaccine for the prevention of rotavirus, an infection...


A Phase II study of Rituximab ( MabThera, Rituxan ) for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis ( RRMS ) met its primary...


In a study of more than 68,000 infants published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the vaccine Rotateq demonstrated...


The FDA ( U.S. Food and Drug Administration ) has approved RotaTeq, a live, oral, vaccine for use in preventing...


The FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee gave a positive opinion on the efficacy and safety of Rotateq...


Preliminary results of a phase I study showed that a single injection of a genetically engineered virus has shown...