FDA Considers First-of-Kind Combo Pain Medication

The FDA Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee will be meeting to evaluate QRxPharma's revised New Drug Application (NDA) for Moxduo (morphine sulfate and oxycodone hydrochloride) for the management of moderate to severe acute pain.

Considerable Sudden Death in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HC) without traditional risk factors and with no or mild symptoms have a considerable rate of sudden cardiac death.

Pre-HPV Vaccine, Most Oropharyngeal Cancers HPV+

Most oropharyngeal cancers in the United States diagnosed between 1995-2005 were positive for human papillomavirus (HPV), specifically HPV 16 or 18.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked to Osteoporosis

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with an increased risk of osteoporosis, and physicians treating patients with OSA should be mindful of this association.

Lipid Genes Have Pleiotropic Impact on Glucose-Linked Traits

Genetic predisposition to has a pleiotropic lowering effect on glucose-related traits.

Cancer Patients Need Anxiety, Depression Screening

It is important to recognize and treat anxiety or depression among cancer patients, according to panel recommendations.