Steve Duffy

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Combating the hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego

Combating the hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego

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The 3-part plan to halt the outbreak of hepatitis A focuses on immunization, sanitation and education with most of the efforts focused on the homeless population who are the most at-risk population.

FDA to review novel investigational treatment for ADHD

FDA to review novel investigational treatment for ADHD

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Sunovion has submitted a New Drug Application for dasotraline, a new treatment for ADHD.

Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular risk may decrease with LABA/LAMA in COPD

Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular risk may decrease with LABA/LAMA in COPD

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LABA/LAMA is associated with a similar or lower risk of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular adverse events compared to treatment with LABA/inhaled corticosteroid.

Some antidiabetic agents may increase pneumonia risk in type 2 diabetes

Some antidiabetic agents may increase pneumonia risk in type 2 diabetes

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Compared with current use of metformin + sulfonylurea, the use of thiazolidinediones + metformin was associated with an increased risk of community-acquired pneumonia.

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