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WHO Makes Revisions to Essential Medicines List

WHO Makes Revisions to Essential Medicines List

WHO has updated its Essential Medicines List to include new recommendations for which drugs should be used in common infections and serious conditions.

Meningitis Vaccine Recalled

Meningitis Vaccine Recalled

GlaxoSmithKline has recalled its Menveo vaccine.

Guided Exercise May Benefit Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Guided Exercise May Benefit Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Guided self-help exercise programs could help patients with chronic fatigue syndrome.

Is Whole-Genome Sequencing Really Necessary?

Is Whole-Genome Sequencing Really Necessary?

Whole-genome sequencing reveals that some people are at risk for rare genetic diseases, however, the implications are still unknown.

FDA Makes Push to Improve Generic Drug Availability

FDA Makes Push to Improve Generic Drug Availability

The FDA will give priority reviews to new generic drugs until there are at least 3 on the market.

Smartphone Use May Be Cutting Into Cognitive Capacity

Smartphone Use May Be Cutting Into Cognitive Capacity

Two experiments show presence of devices is associated with reduction in cognitive capacity

Zika Infection Evident in Placental, Fetal Tissue

Zika Infection Evident in Placental, Fetal Tissue

Colleagues analyzed results of tissue testing for pregnancy-related Zika infection in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.

Brain Inflammation Observed in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Brain Inflammation Observed in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Researchers found inflammation 32% higher in 6 brain regions that play a role in OCD.

Medication Errors, Falls Responsible for Adverse Events in Nursing Homes

Medication Errors, Falls Responsible for Adverse Events in Nursing Homes

The most serious adverse events were caused by medication errors, falls, or delayed or inappropriate intervention.

Zika Virus Risk: The Latest Numbers

Zika Virus Risk: The Latest Numbers

Surveillance also spotted an increase in mosquitoes that transmit dengue virus and chikungunya virus.

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