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Gallstones and Heart Disease: A Possible Link
What do gallstone disease and heart disease have in common? More than you might think, according to new research.
New Option for Opioid-Induced Constipation
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an oral tablet formulation for Relistor.
Anesthesia Through the Nose
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first product that delivers anesthesia for dental procedures via a nasal spray.
First and Only Dronabinol Solution Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first and only dronabinol solution for oral use.
FDA Warns About Common Anti-Diarrheal Medication
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning regarding a common over-the-counter (OTC) anti-diarrheal medication.
Rare Liver Disease Gets First New Rx in Years
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for primary biliary cholangitis (PBC).
Second Biosimilar Gets FDA Nod
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the second-ever biosimilar, and it's meant to treat multiple conditions that affect the immune system.
FDA OKs First Rx for Rare Liver Condition
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Defitelio (defibrotide sodium) to treat adults and children with severe hepatic (liver) veno-occlusive disease (VOD).
The Link Between Gum Health and Cognition
In a new study, gum disease was linked to faster cognitive decline in patients with Alzheimer's disease.
Headache and IBS: A Potential Link
A relationship between headaches and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? Surprisingly, there may be one.