Top News: #Health

Here are the top read news for #health:   This mother drank while pregnant. Here’s what her daughter’s like at 43: Kathy Mitchell wants to share something with you. She’s not proud of it, and it’s not a behavior she hopes you’ll emulate. It’s just the truth: As a teen, Kathy drank alcohol while pregnant…

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Here are the top read news for #health: Newborns Die After Going Home With Moms Fighting Drug Addiction: LEHIGHTON, Pennsylvania — Brayden Cummings turned 6 weeks old the morning his mother suffocated him. High on methamphetamine, Xanax and the methadone prescribed to help her kick a heroin habit, 20-year-old Tory Schlier told police that she was…

Top News: #Cancer

Here are the top read news for #cancer:   Jimmy Carter’s remission shows power of new cancer drugs: Carter, 91, announced his cancer was in remission at the Sunday school class he regularly teaches at a church in Plains, Ga. According to the Carter Center, his most recent brain scan “did not reveal any signs of…

Top News: #Biologics

Here are the top read news for #biologics:   Panel Defines Opportunistic Infections Tied to Biologics: An international consensus committee has defined the types and presentations of infectious pathogens that could be considered opportunistic infections (OI) within the setting of biologic therapy. Read more   Managing and Preventing Loss of Response to Biologics: Although biologics have…

Top News: #InfusionTherapy

  Here are the top read news for #infusiontherapy:   Drug that prevents chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting wins FDA approval: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) say that Varubi, a “human substance P/neurokinin-1 (NK-1) receptor antagonist,” was evaluated in three phase 3 clinical trials involving 2,800 adults. Read more   FDA Provides List of Compatible…

Top News: #Cancer

Here are the top read news for #cancer:   Cancer drugs get a new consumer’s guide: In a bid to inject clarity into the fast-moving, high-stakes world of cancer drugs, a task force of cancer doctors announced Monday that it has devised a decision-making aid to help physicians and their patients weigh the pluses and minuses…

Top News: #Healthcare

Here are the top read news for #healthcare:   Surgical death rates for babies kept secret from parents: Take a look at a newborn’s tiny fist. Now imagine the fist is a heart — they’re about the same size — and a surgeon must operate on it. Patch up holes. Widen vessels the diameter of…