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Plan to Sell Cialis Over the Counter Announced
The maker of the erectile dysfunction drug Cialis on Wednesday announced plans to seek approval to sell the medication over the counter once its patents expire.
Incidence of Some Cancers Associated With Income
The risk for certain types of cancer seems to be linked to poverty or wealth, according to research published online May 27 in Cancer.
Informed Consent Plays Major Role in Prostatectomy Lawsuits
Claims of not receiving proper informed consent and clinical performance are the main issues that arise in radical prostatectomy malpractice litigation, according to a study published in the June issue of The Journal of Urology.
Study Finds Testosterone Therapy May Have Cardioprotective Benefits
Research presented at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists indicates that testosterone replacement therapy may reduce the risk of cardiovascular events, contradicting two widely reported studies.
Illegal Online Medications Targeted in Worldwide Crackdown
Illegal online pharmacies that sell unapproved and potentially dangerous prescription drugs to Americans were targeted this week in a worldwide operation, the US Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.
Site Infection Reduction Targeted As Cost-Saving Strategy
Surgical site infections are associated with significant excess costs, according to a study published online May 21 in JAMA Surgery.
Workflow Changes Can Remove Practice Hassles
Physicians can implement workflow strategies that return their focus to patient care, according to an article published May 8 in Medical Economics.
Targeted Biopsy May Prompt Reclassification of Prostate Cancer
Targeted prostate biopsy using multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging-ultrasound fusion may lead to reclassification of prostate cancer that was initially diagnosed as low-risk, according to research published in The Journal of Urology.
New Programs Aim to Forgive Student Medical Loans
Changes to the student loan environment will make it possible for a significant amount, if not all, of medical student loans to be forgiven, according to an article published May 8 in Medical Economics.
Surgeries Shorter in Outpatient Surgery Centers
Outpatient surgeries take less time when performed in ambulatory surgery centers compared to hospitals, according to research published in the May issue of Health Affairs.
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