FDA Grants First Approvals for Generic Versions of Lyrica

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 — Nine drug companies have received approval for the first generic versions of Lyrica (pregabalin), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced.
The generic versions of Lyrica have been approved to manage neuropathic pain…
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Drug Experimentation and Summer a Dangerous Duo

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 — It’s summer, a time of music festivals and rock concerts. And drug experimentation?
Apparently so, as new research shows many people try drugs for the first time when the weather is warm and the music is loud.
Researchers…
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Screen Every Pregnant Woman for Hep B: Task Force

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 — All pregnant women should be screened early for hepatitis B, to prevent the viral infection from being passed to newborns.
So says the latest guideline from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
“Clinicians can help…
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ADHD Meds Help Keep Kids Out of Trouble

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 — Some parents may be reluctant to give their kids powerful stimulants to treat the symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but a new review shows the medications bring significant benefits.
In addition…
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Extreme Eating Habits Could Be an Early Clue to Autism

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 — Lots of kids are picky eaters. But when eating habits in young children are extreme, it could be a sign of autism, researchers say.
A new study finds atypical eating behaviors — such as hypersensitivity to food textures or…
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