Many older adults are unable to afford the hearing care they need. But that could soon change, thanks to a pair of developments.
The Food and Drug Administration recently proposed to substantially alter the approval process for many medical devices
All too often, older patients are given drugs and other therapies that have not been tested on people beyond a certain age
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In 2011, some widely used implantable heart defibrillators, designed to correct potentially fatal irregular heart rhythms, developed cracked insulation on their high-voltage electrical wires. The result was that in some cases they caused severe shocks, and even deaths.
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Since the passage of the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990, Nutrition Facts labeling has been mandatory for most packaged foods. The majority of food items sold in grocery stores are processed and packaged. Nutrition Facts labels provide consumers with the amount of calories and…
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Think of every major outbreak of foodborne illness in the past 23 years and Seattle attorney Bill Marler was involved, representing victims who were hospitalized or, in several tragic cases, died from eating tainted food.
Popular over-the-counter supplements, including multivitamins, energy boosters and diet pills, send 23,000 Americans to the emergency room yearly with chest pain, heart palpitations, choking and other problems, according to the first large study to look at the products’ adverse effects.
Tras años de investigación y controversia sale al mercado Addyi o la llamada “viagra femenina”. Es el primer medicamento, aprobado por La Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos de EE. UU. (FDA, por sus siglas en inglés), para tratar el trastorno del deseo sexual hipoactivo (TDSH) que padecen…
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first medication designed to treat lack of sexual desire in premenopausal women, although some experts say it may be helpful for older women as well.
Si eres de los cocina con cilantro fresco o te gusta añadirlo crudo a las recetas, como yo, ten mucho cuidado, sobre todo, en estos días. La Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos (FDA, por sus siglas en inglés) está investigando un brote de infección intestinal conocida como ciclosporiasis. La…
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