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FDA Approves RediTrex (methotrexate) for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, and Psoriasis

FDA Approves RediTrex (methotrexate) for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, and Psoriasis Print this page NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CPIX), a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for RediTrex, its new line of methotrexate products. RediTrex… Read More »

Modifier Gene May Explain Why Some with Cystic Fibrosis are Less Prone to Infection

Cystic fibrosis is caused by an inherited mutation in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene. Due to this mutation, the CFTR protein doesn’t embed in cell membranes to form a channel for chlorine ions the way it should. As a result, mucus-producing cells secrete a thicker-than-normal mucus that can create blockages in the lungs and… Read More »

What to know about intermittent fasting, Google’s most-searched diet of 2019 – ABC News

Intermittent fasting — eating only during a certain period of time — has become a buzzy wellness trend, pushing it into the top spot as the most searched diet of 2019, according to Google. The idea of fasting is, of course, thousands of years old but intermittent fasting, or IF, has captured the zeitgeist thanks… Read More »

Man’s sickening bathroom find

A Thai man has shared sickening photos of an almost 10 metre long wriggling tapeworm he pulled from his backside while on the toilet. Kritsada Ratprachoom, 44, from Udon Thani in Thailand’s north east, felt something “sticking out of his bottom” and moving when he was on the toilet, according to The Sun. The freelance… Read More »

What we learned at the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum

BOSTON – After two days of wide-ranging and detailed discussion about the multi-faceted challenges of healthcare cybersecurity, data privacy and patient safety, some themes have emerged from the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum, which took place earlier this week. Here are a few top-level takeaways. The role of the chief information security officer is changing The… Read More »