Diana Ernst, RPh

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FDA: Improper Use of Rupture of Membranes Tests Linked to Fetal Deaths

FDA: Improper Use of Rupture of Membranes Tests Linked to Fetal Deaths

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ROM tests are used to aid in diagnosing ruptured membranes in pregnant women through analysis of vaginal secretions.

Mortality Risk Compared Among Men Receiving Drug Therapy for BPH/LUTS

Mortality Risk Compared Among Men Receiving Drug Therapy for BPH/LUTS

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Researchers conducted a retrospective matched cohort study to compare the risk of death among BPH patients treated with 5ARIs, as monotherapy or in combination with alpha-blockers, and those treated with alpha-blockers alone.

FDA approves Heplisav-B vaccine for hepatitis B treatment

FDA approves Heplisav-B vaccine for hepatitis B treatment

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Heplisav-B for the prevention of infection caused by all known subtypes of hepatitis B virus.

CDC releases updated influenza vaccine recommendations for 2017-2018

CDC releases updated influenza vaccine recommendations for 2017-2018

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The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has released the guidelines for the 2017-2018 season.

FDA approves label changes for two HIV drugs

FDA approves label changes for two HIV drugs

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The FDA Drug Interactions section has been updated to include revised information on concomitant use of corticosteroids with these drugs.

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