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Promising new sickle cell disease medicine wins FDA approval

This undated image provided by Novartis shows bottles of Novartis’s Adakveo. U.S. regulators have approved the new sickle cell disease medicine that can prevent extremely painful, dangerous “crises” in which misshapen blood cells clump together, reducing blood and oxygen flow. (Novartis via AP) After a recent decision by the FDA a better day could be… Read More »

Statement on National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report on framing opioid prescribing guidelines for acute pain – FDA.gov

For Immediate Release: December 19, 2019 Statement From: Statement Author Leadership Role Director – Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Janet Woodcock M.D. In August 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration contracted the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) to help advance the development of evidence-based guidelines for opioid analgesic prescribing for… Read More »

Mercer Medicine Holds Grand Opening of New Rural Health Clinic in Peach County – Mercer News

FORT VALLEY – Mercer Medicine Peach County on Dec. 12 welcomed dozens of local residents for an open house and ribbon-cutting at its offices, which opened in October at 201 Avera Dr. in Fort Valley. Mercer Medicine is the primary care practice and division of the faculty practice of Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM). “Mercer… Read More »