KHN: May 30, 2019. Thousands of patients were harmed and dozens killed by malfunctioning surgical staplers. Most of that information was hidden in an FDA database that was not publicly available, which NCHR criticizes as covering up information patients and physicians need to make informed decisions.Read More »
In their quest for health and beauty, half of all American adults take natural supplements to solve all sorts of problems. But do these products really work, and how much do Americans know about their safety? Not as well as one may think, and not nearly enough.
Ultimately, it is unwise to trust the claims that manufacturers of dietary supplements make about either the effectiveness or safety of their products. Let the buyer beware.
Varuna Srinivasan, MBBS, MPH, National Center for Health Research, May 24 2019 In 2015, the FDA approved the drug Addyi for women with low sexual desire disorder that is not due to a medical or mental health problem, medicines, drug use or relationship problems. Addyi is a pill that must be taken daily, not just when a woman wants to “get in […]Read More »
NCHR testified against the drug Pexidartinib for Giant Cell Tenosynovitis patients for whom surgery is not an option for reasons being that the drug was not tested adequately and has serious side effects associated with its use.Read More »
What is endometriosis? It’s more common than you think. Recognizing the symptoms will helping you to find ways to treat your pain.Read More »