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FDA Approves Katerzia (amlodipine) Oral Suspension for Pediatric Patients 6 Years of Age and Older

FDA Approves Katerzia (amlodipine) Oral Suspension for Pediatric Patients 6 Years of Age and Older Print this page WOBURN, Mass. (July 10, 2019) – Azurity Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company that makes safe, high-quality treatments for patients requiring customized formulations for their care, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Katerzia (amlodipine)… Read More »

Older, out-of-school and anonymous partners pose more HIV infection risk for adolescent girls in South Africa

The latent classes were more effective at predicting new HIV infections than labels used by young women to describe their partners. Young women could use the label boyfriend to describe a range of partners; these labels were not be helpful for predicting future HIV infection or for understanding underlying the behavioural and demographic factors in… Read More »

Low mobility predicts hospital readmission in older heart attack patients

Under the threat of financial penalty, hospitals are always on the lookout for ways to reduce their 30-day readmissions. For heart attack patients in particular,conducting a simple mobility test might be the best means of forecasting which patients are likely to return. Close to 20 percent of elderly adults who have suffered a heart attack… Read More »