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According to CBS News, a study done by researchers at Houston Methodist and Stanford University found an association between patients on proton pump inhibitors and an increased risk of heart attack. The study specifically identified Prilosec, Nexium, Prevacid and others as the drugs that may be increasing a...
According to CBS News, a recent study has found that only one shot of the HPV vaccine may be enough compared to the previously recommended three. Previous analyses supported the new data finding a steady approximate 80% effectiveness in women who received one, two, or three shots. While the initial study is...
According to CBS News, the FDA panel has voted to approve Praluent, part of a new class of injectable cholesterol lowering drugs. Praluent, developed by Sanofi, is a PCSK9 inhibitor that acts in the blood to help lower LDLs. Praluent is seen as promising because in trials it lowered cholesterol by 60-70...