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FDA Approves Weekly Contraceptive Patch Twirla

The FDA approved Twirla®, a weekly contraceptive patch containing 30 mcg levonorgestrel and 120 mcg ethinyl estradiol, for women of reproductive age with a BMI less than 30 kg/m2 and for whom a…

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WHO declares China virus outbreak an international emergency

The World Health Organization declared on Thursday that the coronavirus epidemic in China now constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.

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FDA Warning: Weight Loss Drug Belviq May Increase Cancer Risk

A recent clinical trial assessing the safety of weight-loss drugs Belviq and Belviq XR (lorcaserin) has led to the FDA issuing a public alert, warning that the drug may contribute to cancer risk.“At…

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Menopause Specialist Makes Virtual Visits a Hallmark of Her Evolving Practice

High physician/patient convenience and satisfaction cited

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New Osteoporosis Patch Study: Recruiting Postmenopausal Women

Cleveland Clinic is recruiting postmenopausal women for a new Tymlos Patch study. The trial compares Abaloparatide/Tymlos(R) injection vs Tymlos(R) patch.

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Cleveland Clinic Unveils Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2020

A panel of top doctors and researchers presents the medical advancements with the power to transform healthcare in the next year

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FDA Approves New Drug for Cystic Fibrosis

A new drug to treat most cystic fibrosis patients has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.Trikafta (elexacaftor/ivacaftor/tezacaftor) is the first triple combination therapy…

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Cost-Comparison Analysis of APEX M™ Pelvic Floor Therapy for the Treatment and Management of Female Urinary Incontinence

The primary objective of this study was to assess the efficacy of APEX M™ pelvic floor therapy, a pelvic stimulating device, for women with urinary incontinence (UI) from April 1, 2014 to January 31,…

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FDA approves Reyvow, a new treatment for patients with migraine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Reyvow (lasmiditan) tablets for the acute (active but short-term) treatment of migraine with or without aura (a sensory phenomenon or visual…

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FDA: More high blood pressure medications recalled due to cancer risk

Another drug has been added to a recall for medication used to treat high blood pressure. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited is recalling several batches of Losartan Potassium tablets, the FDA…

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