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Similac Launches Breastfeeding Supplement for Nursing Mothers

A new Similac breastfeeding supplement is specially designed to enhance the levels of DHA, lutein, and vitamin E in breastmilk.

CDC: Measures Needed to Prevent Antibiotic Resistance "Pandemic"

Tougher measures to control antibiotic resistance need to be taken in the coming years, to avoid the possibility of it becoming the "next pandemic," states CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD.

HIV Rebounds Following Stem Cell Transplant, ART Cessation

HIV can rebound even after long-term remission of HIV following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) if patients stop antiretroviral treatment.

mTORC Pathway Involved in Antiphospholipid Sx Vasculopathy

The mammalian target of rapamycin complex (mTORC) pathway seems to be involved in antiphospholipid syndrome-associated vascular lesions.

Pradaxa Data Questioned in BMJ, Boehringer Ingelheim Responds

Boehringer Ingelheim has issued a statement regarding a recent article published in BMJ on the use of Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) and monitoring of anticoagulant activity and plasma levels.

hGH Use in Teens Troubling, Reports New Survey

Reports of lifetime use of synthetic human growth hormone (hGH) without a prescription has more than doubled since 2012 among teens, while alcohol consumption has significantly decreased and marijuana use has remained steady, states a new study from the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

Warning on Counterfeit Medical Devices for Physicians

Physicians should be aware of the prevalence and serious consequences associated with use of counterfeit medical devices

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Schizophrenia

Individuals with vitamin D deficiency have a more than two-fold risk of schizophrenia.