Tag Archives: Medicine

Medicine recalled over cancer fears | News – www.ekathimerini.com

The National Organization for Medicine (EOF) has ordered the recall of certain batches of the medicine Lucidel, which is used to treat hypertension, after tests indicated that it could have carcinogenic repercussions. The announcement concerns 150-gram packets of Lucidel with the batch number 181247 and the expiry date 06/2020, as well as 300 gr packets… Read More »

Tainted drugs: When medicine makes patients sicker – ABC News

This is a Kaiser Health News story. The Food and Drug Administration is supposed to inspect all factories, foreign and domestic, that produce drugs for the U.S. market. But a KHN review of thousands of FDA documents — inspection records, recalls, warning letters and lawsuits — reveals how drugs that are poorly manufactured or contaminated… Read More »

Google is infiltrating medicine — but what rules will it play by? – STAT

With nearly 80 percent of internet users searching online for health-related information, it’s no wonder the catchphrase “Dr. Google” has caught on, to the delight of many searchers and the dismay of many real doctors. What’s received little attention from physicians or the public is the company’s quiet metamorphosis into a powerhouse focused on the… Read More »