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BioSyent Announces Health Canada Approval of New Women’s Health Product

BioSyent Inc. (“BioSyent”, “the Company”, TSX Venture: RX) announces that Health Canada has approved Tibella® (tibolone), indicated for the short-term treatment of vasomotor symptoms due to estrogen…

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FDA Recalls Transvaginal Mesh for Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Recall does not necessarily mean transvaginal mesh is defective.…

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FDA Pulls All Vaginal Mesh Products Off the Market

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today ordered the manufacturers of vaginal mesh products to stop selling and distributing their products in the US immediately, saying the companies failed…

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Speaking of Women's Health Named One of the Best Women's Health Blogs of 2019

Healthline names Speaking of Women's Health Best Women's Health Blog of 2019.…

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FDA OKs Romosozumab (Evenity) for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the humanized monoclonal antibody romosozumab (Evenity, Amgen) for treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women with a history of…

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FDA Says Breast Density Must Be Reported to Women During Mammograms

Women with dense breasts who get mammograms must be told of their higher risk for breast cancer under new rules proposed Wednesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA would also…

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FDA Approves Brexanolone (Zulresso), First Treatment for Postpartum Depression

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Zulresso (brexanolone) injection for intravenous (IV) use for the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD) in adult women. This is the first drug…

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What You Need to Know About the New Nasal-Spray Depression Drug

Up to one-third of adults with major depression battle symptoms such as persistent feelings of sadness, trouble sleeping, fatigue and suicidal thoughts that don’t respond to treatment. Yet there’s…

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No link between autism and measles vaccine, even for 'at risk' kids, study finds

Children who receive the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine are not at increased risk for autism, and that includes children who are sometimes considered to be in "high risk" groups for the…

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FDA Reports Risk of Lymphoma From Breast Implants

The FDA reports additional cases of cancer linked to breast implants. Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), a type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is a known risk from breast implants.…

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Proposal to Lower Drug Costs by Targeting Backdoor Rebates and Encouraging Direct Discounts to Patients

A rule has been proposed to lower prescription drug prices and out-of-pocket costs by encouraging manufacturers to pass discounts directly on to patients and bringing new transparency to prescription…

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How Genetic Testing May Improve Treatment Outcomes In Patients With Depression

Myriad Genetics has announced study findings that showed patients with major depression who received treatment guided by GeneSight®, a pharmacogenomic test, experienced a higher rate of remission and…

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