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Stay Safe When Temperatures Rise

Posted 31 Jul 2015 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 – Extremely hot weather can be deadly if you don't take the proper precautions, an expert warns. There were 123 heat-related deaths in the United States in 2014, according to the National Weather Service. "People suffer heat-related illnesses when their bodies are unable to compensate and properly cool themselves," Dr. Richard Schwartz, chair of emergency medicine at ...

Health Tip: Keep Your Cool During Summer

Posted 12 Jun 2015 by Drugs.com

-- Elderly people and children are particularly vulnerable to the effects of the heat. But a few precautions can help them enjoy a safe, cool summer. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests: Children, infants and pets should never be left in a parked car, even if the windows are open. Wear lightly-colored, lightweight, loosely-fitting clothing to keep cool and comfortable. ...

FDA Approves Ryanodex for the Treatment of Malignant Hyperthermia

Posted 23 Jul 2014 by Drugs.com

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J.(BUSINESS WIRE) July 23, 2014 – Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Eagle” or “the Company”) (Nasdaq:EGRX) today announced that the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Ryanodex (dantrolene sodium) for injectable suspension indicated for the treatment of malignant hyperthermia (MH), along with the appropriate supportive measures. MH is an inherited and potentially f ...

Pain Relief Often Delayed for Cancer Patients

Posted 16 Mar 2010 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, March 16 – Palliative care services, which help people who are seriously ill relieve symptoms such as pain, are now found at most U.S. cancer centers, but many programs don't interact with patients until it's too late, study findings show. Dr. David Hui, of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, and his colleagues surveyed 71 U.S. National Cancer ...

U.S. Cancer Cases, Deaths Continue to Drop

Posted 8 Dec 2009 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, Dec. 7 – Better screening, healthier living and new treatments have all continued to help cut the annual number of cancer cases and deaths in the United States, a new report says. The findings showed that new cancer cases and deaths from cancer have declined significantly for both men and women and for most racial/ethnic populations. These decreases were largely due to decreased ...

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