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Ryan Scott

FDA Warning Against Diet Pill Long Overdue

According to the Associated Press, the Food and Drug Administration said the maker of the dietary supplement Hydroxycut has agreed to recall 14 of its products. Available in grocery stores and…

Ryan Scott

Are You Mixing a Dangerous Medication Cocktail?

At least 2 million older Americans are taking a combination of drugs or supplements that can be a risky mix — from blood thinners and cholesterol pills to aspirin and ginkgo capsules — a…

Drew Dixon

Accutane Linked to Depression

The use of isotretinoin, the active ingredient in the acne medicine Accutane, is believed to more than double the risk of depression. In a report in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, Doctors from CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre in Montreal have performed the first study to find a statistically significant link between isotretinoin and depression.

Drew Dixon

Use of Heparin Concerns the Food and Drug Administration

The Food and Drug Administration recently asked the makers of many kinds of medical devices that contain the drug Heparin to test their supplies. The concerns came after a number of serious allergic reactions were linked to medical devices which contained Heparin.