Oral health is important to whole body health, but can healthy teeth be yellow? And what causes yellow teeth? Many studies have shown your smile plays a direct role in how others perceive and accept you, especially during childhood and adolescence. Your smile affects your self esteem. While there is no universal perfect smile, research
A recent study examined the effects of engaging in meaningless versus meaningful activities on levels of wellbeing during social distancing. Psychologists have been concerned about the potential negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on people’s wellbeing. Some have suggested, for instance, that the fear of acquiring the COVID-19 virus may have serious psychological consequences. Other
If you’ve ever gone to your doctor for strep throat, an ear infection, or any other type of bacterial infection, they likely prescribed you antibiotics like penicillin. How was penicillin discovered, how does it work, and what is its role in modern medicine? Antibiotics, also known as anti-bacterial medications, are prescription drugs that help treat
Hives (Urticaria) is one of the most common skin conditions, characterized by red, swollen, itchy skin rashes that can appear anywhere on the body. Treatment for hives can include prescription or over-the-counter medications; in some cases, natural remedies for hives may provide some benefit. Hives are generally triggered by allergic reactions to certain foods, medications,
Hand sanitizer has come to the forefront as one of the tools to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, which is the best type to use and how does hand sanitizer work? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advise that using a hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol can help you avoid
A group out of Lehigh University (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) developed meta and consensus forecasts to predict the impact that COVID-19 vaccination would have on the number of COVID-19 deaths in the United States. A series of questions were posed to create predictions for the impact of COVID-19 on the population in the United States. The predictions
Israeli researchers find breakthrough using EXO-CD24 for COVID-19. The COVID-19 virus continues to spread, with more than 105.8 million cases confirmed worldwide. Scientists and researchers have been working to rapidly develop a vaccine. COVID-19 patients usually experience symptoms like the flu: fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, muscle or body aches, fatigue, sore throat and
What is Tinnitus? There are approximately more than 10 million people who suffer from tinnitus. Why is there a ringing in my ears? you may ask. Tinnitus causes a person to hear sounds that are not actually present externally. These external sounds cannot be heard by a doctor and therefore are extremely difficult to measure.
Treatment for Congestive Heart Failure scPharmaceuticals Inc. Receives Complete Response Letter from FDA for Furoscix BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — scPharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: SCPH), a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products that have the potential to optimize the delivery of infused therapies, advance patient care, and reduce healthcare costs, today
Treatment for Acne Sol-Gel Technologies Announces FDA Acceptance for Filing of New Drug Application for Twyneo for the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris NESS ZIONA, Israel, Dec. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Sol-Gel Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SLGL), a clinical-stage dermatology company focused on identifying, developing and commercializing branded and generic topical drug products for the treatment of skin diseases, today announced
WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (Nasdaq: VNDA) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Hetlioz (tasimelteon) capsule and liquid formulations for the treatment of adults and children, respectively, with nighttime sleep disturbances associated with Smith-Magenis Syndrome (SMS). SMS is a rare neurodevelopmental disorder, a defining
New research investigates the benefits of blackcurrant and the potential of this sweet-and-sour fruit to regulate blood sugar. Rich in a variety of different vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals, including vitamin C, folate, and potassium, fruit is great for the body and can produce a variety of health benefits.  This can help the body repair injuries,
Treatment for Hypogonadism — Male Lipocine Announces Tentative Approval of TLANDO SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Lipocine Inc. (NASDAQ: LPCN), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on metabolic and endocrine disorders, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has granted tentative approval to TLANDO, its oral testosterone product for testosterone replacement therapy (“TRT”)
December 9, 2020 Audience: Consumer, Health Professional, Pharmacy December 9, 2020 — Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited is voluntarily recalling one lot of Anagrelide Capsules, USP to the consumer level due to dissolution test failure detected during routine quality testing. Failed dissolution can result in a slower rate and extent of drug release leading to less anagrelide
A recent study explores the link between high blood pressure and brain damage in the elderly. Aging is associated with an overall decline in normal body functioning. Researchers are currently interested in investigating a type of brain damage named “white matter hyperintensities”, or WMH. The condition can be noticed on MRI brain scans of patients
odevixibat Treatment for Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis (PFIC) Albireo Submits for U.S. FDA and EMA Product Approval of Once-Daily Odevixibat for PFIC BOSTON, Dec. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Albireo Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALBO), a clinical-stage rare liver disease company developing novel bile acid modulators, today announced it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and
FDA Approves Gallium 68 PSMA-11 as the First PSMA-Targeted PET Imaging Drug for Men with Prostate Cancer December 01, 2020 — Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Gallium 68 PSMA-11 (Ga 68 PSMA-11) – the first drug for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) positive lesions in men with
December 9, 2020 Audience: Consumer, Health Professional, Pharmacy December 9, 2020 — AvKARE, Pulaski, TN is voluntarily recalling one lot of Sildenafil 100 mg tablets and one lot of Trazodone 100mg tablets to the consumer level. These products have been recalled due to a product mix-up of the listed two separate products inadvertently packaged together
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is rising in use within healthcare settings in Western countries as either a replacement for or in addition to conventional Western medicine. According to the National Centre for Complementary and Integrative Health, CAM includes a wide range of non-conventional health practices and products such as dietary supplements, meditation, and chiropractic
PLAINSBORO, N.J., Dec. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Novo Nordisk today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an updated label for Saxenda® (liraglutide) injection 3 mg for use in the treatment of obesity in adolescents (12–17 years) with a body weight above 60 kg and an initial body mass index (BMI) corresponding to 30 kg/m2 or greater
What effect do cocoa flavanols have on the brain? Bad news has been plentiful in the year 2020. However, as the year draws to a close, a new study published in the journal Nature Scientific Reports, may provide some much needed good news. Is chocolate actually good for your brain (1)? The study examines the
Treatment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Supernus Provides Regulatory Update for SPN-812 ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUPN), a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases, today announced a regulatory update for SPN-812 (viloxazine hydrochloride) for the
FDA Approves Orladeyo (berotralstat) as the First Oral, Once-Daily Therapy to Prevent Attacks in Hereditary Angioedema Patients RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Dec. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCRX) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved oral, once-daily Orladeyo (berotralstat) for prophylaxis to prevent attacks of hereditary
Researchers at the University of Vermont have developed a model to gauge the safety of open schools. Reopening schools during the COVID-19 pandemic has been a topic of much debate and concern. Prolonged school closures may have lasting effects on child health and development. Many working or disadvantaged parents and caregivers rely on school systems
A recently published review uses various studies to look into the effect of vitamin E on stroke risk. Globally, 55 million people die from a stroke every year. There are two different types of stroke, ischaemic and haemorrhagic, where either blood is blocked from the brain, or bleeding occurs in the brain. As the proportion