Monthly Archives: October 2015

Revelations in the Rainforest Canopy

A daring treetop experiment is yielding key insights into the fate of sensitive rainforest plants as air pollution rises.

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Hepatitis C Treatments Viekira Pak and Technivie: Drug Safety Communication – Risk of Serious Liver Injury

Audience: Patient, Infectious Disease, Pharmacy ISSUE: FDA is warning that hepatitis C treatments Viekira Pak and Technivie can cause serious liver injury mostly in patients with underlying advanced liver disease. As a result, FDA is requiring the...

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Kayexalate (sodium polystyrene sulfonate): Drug Safety Communication – FDA Requires Drug Interaction Studies

Audience: Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Cardiology ISSUE: FDA is requiring the Kayexalate manufacturer to conduct studies to investigate Kayexalate’s potential to bind to other medications administered by mouth – drug interactions that could...

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Beet Juice Could Help Body Beat Altitude

Beet juice contains nitrates, which the body can convert to nitric oxide, a chemical that relaxes blood vessels and makes it easier to function in conditions of low oxygen. Christopher Intagliata... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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