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What you need to know about the updated benzodiazepine boxed warning [PODCAST]

“The FDA recommended an updated boxed warning and standardization of product labels across the drug class. They recommended judicious prescribing and a gradual taper to mitigate withdrawal reactions. While I am optimistic about these changes, the updated warning doesn’t tell the whole story. After reviewing the newly updated Xanax Medication Guide, I have some concerns.”… Read More »

New blood clot warning as TGA investigates Victorian case

The Therapeutic Goods Administration is investigating whether a Victorian man developed blood clots because of the AstraZeneca vaccine, as authorities warn healthcare providers to keep an eye out for symptoms. Australia’s acting chief medical officer Professor Michael Kidd on Friday said the coronavirus vaccine had not been linked to thrombosis, but authorities were investigating reports… Read More »

Fauci points to Covid surge in Europe as warning against lifting U.S. restrictions right now

WASHINGTON – White House Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci warned state leaders on Sunday that the nation’s battle with the coronavirus is still “not in the end zone,” and urged Americans to adhere to public health measures as Europeans experience new infection spikes. “When I hear pulling back completely on public health measures, saying no… Read More »

High cholesterol: Hidden warning sign levels are dangerously high found on the knuckles

Cholesterol is made by the liver and carried in the blood all around your body. It’s taken out of blood and into the cells to be used or stored, and any excess cholesterol can be carried back to the liver and broken down. When a person has too much cholesterol, however, this process does not… Read More »

Coronavirus symptoms update: Scientists have identified a common warning sign on skin

Coronavirus has not been kind to incumbent governments – they have had to mobilise vast resources and make era-defining policy decisions. To compound matters, they have had a relatively short time frame to do all this. Even so, there are some merits to the charges levelled against the UK government. The NHS has been criticised… Read More »

Elections: Early warning system to fight disinformation online

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are using artificial intelligence to develop an early warning system that will identify manipulated images, deepfake videos and disinformation online. The project is an effort to combat the rise of coordinated social media campaigns to incite violence, sew discord and threaten the integrity of democratic elections. The scalable,… Read More »