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Autism-Vaccine Study Pulled Amid Concerns

A study published earlier this month has been removed from the website due to concerns regarding the validity of the study conclusions on vaccines and autism.

Spironolactone After Heart Failure: Assessing 30-Day Outcomes

Research indicates that spironolactone may reduce rehospitalizations and 30-day mortality in patients with acute heart failure (AHF).

Lab-Created Antibiotic Could be New Superbug Weapon

Researchers at Rice University have created a synthetic version of the fungus-derived antibiotic viridicatumtoxin B that could one day fight serious infections without contributing to antibiotic resistance.

Budesonide for Crohn's Disease: Once Daily vs. 3 Times Daily Dosing

A new study details a trial comparing budesonide 9mg once-daily to budesonide 3mg three-times daily in patients with mild-to-moderately active ileocolonic Crohn's disease.

Report: Acute Renal Failure After Excessive Energy-Drink Consumption

Although acute kidney injury has rarely been tied to energy drink consumption, a case report discusses the possibility of such a link in a 40-year old man who presented with acute renal failure.

Elelyso Gains Pediatric Gaucher Disease Indication

Pfizer and Protalix BioTherapeutics announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Elelyso (taliglucerase alfa) for injection for pediatric patients.

Pioglitazone, Bladder Cancer Risk: No Link in 10-Year Study

Takeda announced their completion and data submission of a 10-year epidemiology study to regulatory authorities, including the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Depression in Cancer Patients Often Untreated

Patients with cancer and depression frequently do not receive effective treatment, but an integrated program is effective in patients with cancer, specifically lung cancer.

CPAP Treats Daytime Sleepiness in Seniors with Sleep Apnea

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is an effective treatment for daytime sleepiness in seniors with sleep apnea

More Cardiovascular Deaths Seen in Low-Income Countries

Although the burden of risk factors is lower, more deaths from major cardiovascular disease occur in low-income countries.