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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Daily Roundup June 4, 2020DRUGS

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Many Kidney Failure Patients Regret Starting Dialysis

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THURSDAY, June 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- More than 1 in 5 adults getting dialysis for kidney failure are sorry they started it, a new study finds. Patients who began treatment to make their doctors or family members happy are least pleased with the decision, researchers ...

FDA Approves Antibiotic to Treat Hospital-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia and Ventilator-Associated Bacterial PneumoniaDRUGS

The FDA has approved Recarbrio (a combination of imipenem-cilastatin and relebactam) to treat hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia (HABP/VABP)....

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Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Valsartan Tablets, USP, 40mg, 80mg, 160mg and 320mg Due to The Detection of Trace Amounts of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) Impurity, Found in an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)DRUGS

As a precautionary measure, Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all unexpired lots of Valsartan Tablets, USP, 40mg, 80mg, 160mg and 320mg to the hospital, retail and consumer level. This recall of multiple batches of Valsartan Tablets was prompted due to the de...

Do-It-Yourself COVID Tests Work Fine, Without the Discomfort: Study

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THURSDAY, June 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans have winced watching one of those nurse-administered COVID-19 nasal swab tests, where the swab reaches painfully farther up the nose than anyone would want. Well, the days of "nasopharyngeal" swab tests, administere...

Wristband 'Zapper' Might Help Calm Tourette Syndrome

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THURSDAY, June 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A wristband that zaps a key nerve may help quell the uncontrollable tics of Tourette syndrome, according to British researchers. "We think we've come up with a safe and effective piece of technology that we believe is relatively ...

Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee CharterDRUGS

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Loss of Smell, Taste Might Be Long-Term for Some COVID-19 Survivors

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THURSDAY, June 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, it's become clear that many people with the infection lose their sense of smell and taste. And doctors are concerned that some will never get back to normal. At this point, it's hard to kn...

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