An internist with little formal training recklessly injected a dangerous dermal filler into patients seeking breast and penile enhancements — often with extremely harmful results — at dozens of offices in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and the United States. Connecticut, authorities charged. Carrying the product in duffel bags, Dr.Read More →

LAWRENCE — Gladys Araceli Ceron was just 16 when she left her family in the Dominican Republic to attend medical school in Venezuela. In her twenties, after graduating, completing a residency and working in rural communities, she opened a medical practice in Venezuela specializing in gynecology and aesthetics, according toRead More →

The Food and Drug Administration has cleared the BreatheSuite Metered-Dose Inhaler (MDI) V1 device, designed to turn existing MDIs into smart inhalers. The BreatheSuite system consists of a disposable, battery-powered BreatheSuite MDI companion device and the BreatheSuite app. The BreatheSuite MDI device is attached to the top of the patient’sRead More →

By Pat Anson, PNN Editor Doctors and patients should be more careful about using corticosteroid injections for pain relief, according to new studies that warn of rare but serious long-term complications for patients who receive epidurals during pregnancy. childbirth or high doses and multiple injections into their hips. Researchers atRead More →

Tobacco giant Philip Morris is trying to position itself as a pharmaceutical company and health advocates don’t like it. On September 16, Philip Morris announcement a $1.52 billion acquisition of Vectura, a British company that manufactures asthma inhalers. It was just the latest purchase in Philip Morris’ recent healthcare shoppingRead More →

Cholesterol vaccine could replace statins for 300,000 Britons as NHS drugs watchdog approves ‘game-changing’ six-monthly injection NHS drugs watchdog approved cholesterol-lowering jab inclisiran Hundreds of thousands of people will receive injections from their GP twice a year Drug treatment reduces ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol levels by about 50% By Eleanor HaywardRead More →

In recent years, scientists have developed monoclonal antibodies – proteins that mimic the body’s own immune defenses – capable of fighting various diseases, including certain cancers and autoimmune diseases such as Crohn’s disease. Although these drugs work well, one drawback is that they must be injected. A team of MITRead More →

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. If your cat has fleas, you want them to go away quickly. Decades ago, options for killing fleas were limited and toxic. Today, many safe and effective flea control products are available, both prescription and over-the-counter.Read More →

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the US Department of Justice (DOJ) review health care providers’ Medicare bills for amniotic injections. These injections are only eligible for reimbursement by Medicare in limited circumstances, and providers who bill Medicare for non-reimbursable amniotic injections risk facing allegations of fraudRead More →

(CNN) – A British company that makes products to treat lung conditions could end up in the hands of one of the biggest the biggest cigarette manufacturers, sparking an outcry from health charities calling on the UK government to block the deal. Marlboro maker Philip Morris International (PMI) on SundayRead More →

(CNN) – A UK company that makes products to treat lung conditions could end up in the hands of one of the largest cigarette manufacturers, sparking an outcry from health charities calling on the UK government to block the deal. Marlboro maker Philip Morris International (PMI) on Sunday increased itsRead More →

People with mild psoriasis may benefit from over-the-counter (OTC) medications, which they can get without a prescription. Some over-the-counter medications contain active ingredients, such as hydrocortisone or coal tar. Over-the-counter moisturizers may also be beneficial for people with mild or severe psoriasis. Psoriasis is a chronic immune disorder that causesRead More →

Express press service CHENNAI: After Coimbatore BJP MP Vanathi Srinivasan installed vehicles and mobile steam inhalation stations in her constituency, Twitteratis raised public safety concerns on Sunday. Railway police also installed a dozen portable inhalers at Chennai Central Station, receiving similar feedback. Steam inhalation or steaming has become a commonlyRead More →

With the spike in COVID-19 cases and the threat the double mutant virus poses to the general population, it is impossible to ignore the current crisis. Scientists and medical professionals are looking for different ways and means to contain the situation, while authorities insist on following all COVID measures. ThatRead More →

New Delhi: Medical inhalers or inhaled glucocorticoids that are commonly used by asthma patients may possibly reduce the risk of serious illness and hospitalization in patients with Covid-19, a new study Posted in The Lancet Journal found. Inhaled glucocorticoids are medicines that contain corticosteroids (medicines that reduce inflammation in theRead More →

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A man was arrested earlier this month after Jacksonville police said he was injecting people with Botox without a license and drank Four Lokos while doing so. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Director Mike Bruno said Wednesday that Nelson Amilcar Turin, 47, “was willing to let his customers takeRead More →

Sometimes all the exercises and diets in the world don’t seem to get rid of fat in certain areas, like under the chin or on the hips. While liposuction is an option, other injectable treatments have emerged as an alternative to fat dissolving. An example is the Aqualyx solution. AqualyxRead More →

Taking steroid inhalers or tablets to treat asthma or control flare-ups is linked to an increased risk of brittle bones (osteoporosis) and increased susceptibility to fractures (fragility fractures), according to research published in line in the magazine Thorax. The higher the cumulative dose and the longer the duration of treatment,Read More →

Contrary to World Health Organization recommendations, the benefits of steroids used in inhalers and nebulizers outweigh the risks. According to a new study published in Respiratory medicine. In March, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that steroids used in inhalers and nebulizers could have a negative effect on the immuneRead More →

Our National School of Tropical Medicine is one of the first of its kind in North America devoted to neglected diseases that disproportionately afflict “the bottom billion”, the world’s poorest people who live below the poverty line of World Bank. We are also tackling the neglected infections of poverty inRead More →

Visit the news center Study Focused on African-American Children Supports Symptom-Based Asthma Treatment Getty Images Pictured is a typical inhaler (orange) and spacer (yellow) for the treatment of asthma in children. New study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis finds African-American children with mild asthma can takeRead More →