FDA Publishes List of Essential Medicines

As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration continues our work to address the current pandemic, we are also looking ahead to prepare for the next potential public health emergency. A recent executive order directed the agency, in consultation with federal partners, to identify a list of essential medicines, medical countermeasures and critical inputs that are medically necessary to have … More FDA Publishes List of Essential Medicines

Health Check: Ways Stress Takes A Toll On Your Body

Did the latest challenge at work bring on a tightening in your stomach? Does constant worry about a loved one’s health make you physically ill yourself? Everyone at some point feels the effects of stress. Not everyone deals with stress in the best way, though. “Often stressed-out people seek relief through alcohol, tobacco or drugs, … More Health Check: Ways Stress Takes A Toll On Your Body

FDA Clears Common Blood Cell Count Test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared a complete blood cell count (CBC) test that, based on its categorization, can be run in more health care settings, including physicians’ offices, clinics or other types of health care facilities, by a wider range of personnel (e.g. support staff). This broadened test access will allow for … More FDA Clears Common Blood Cell Count Test

Help On The Way: 60% of Men Receive False Positive PSA Test Results Now Science Can Help

Worldwide, prostate cancer diagnoses account for almost 8% of all new cancer cases,(1) and for approximately 15% of all cancers diagnosed in male patients. Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men, and in 2017, it’s expected that up to 161,360 men will be diagnosed with the disease in the United States … More Help On The Way: 60% of Men Receive False Positive PSA Test Results Now Science Can Help

Celebrate Take Your Medicine Week By Following These Steps

It may seem like an overwhelming task, but a little information, organization, and help from your doctor can keep you on your medication schedule and away from drug interactions. With each new prescription, remember to:   Carefully follow all of your doctor’s instructions. Talk with your doctor about medication cost concerns that might lead you … More Celebrate Take Your Medicine Week By Following These Steps

Insulin Counting: A New Dietary System for Women’s Health

Are you living with distressing symptoms of irregular menstrual cycles, weight gain, infertility, acne, hair loss or increased facial hair growth? If you are – high insulin levels might be to blame. We all have heard about insulin and its role in diabetes – but what we don’t hear often is how it can affect … More Insulin Counting: A New Dietary System for Women’s Health