Steve Duffy

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Review Provides Recommendations for Effective PPI Discontinuation

By May 24, 2018

According to the review, a substantial number of patients can effectively decrease or completely discontinue use of PPIs, as often these agents are prescribed without an appropriate reason.

Studies Halted for Alzheimer's Candidate Atabecestat Due to Safety Concerns

By May 23, 2018

Janssen said in a statement that they are informing study participants (N>600), trial investigators, health authorities, ethics committees and institutional review boards about the situation.

FDA to Review Aemcolo for Treatment of Travelers' Diarrhea

By May 23, 2018

A Phase 3 clinical trial of patients with travelers' diarrhea demonstrated that Aemcolo was superior to placebo (P=.0008) and non-inferior to ciprofloxacin.

Restylane Lyft Approved to Correct Volume Deficit in the Dorsal Hand

By May 23, 2018

The approval was based on a multicenter, randomized, evaluator-blinded, split-hand study (N=89) which showed that treatment with Restylane Lyft resulted in a clinically meaningful improvement in the correction of volume deficits of treated hands for up to 6 months.

AAP Recommends Shot Over Nasal Spray for 2018-2019 Flu Season

By May 22, 2018

The advisory comes early as physicians are currently placing vaccine orders.

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