Daily Archives: July 12, 2018


CDC investigation update of the multistate outbreak of E. coli

Press Release For Immediate Release: Thursday, July 12, 2018Contact: Media Relations,(404) 639-3286 A final CDC investigation update of the multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine lettuce has been posted https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-04-18/index.html. Updates: As of June 28, 2018, this outbreak appears to be over. CDC laboratory testing identified […]


CDC investigation update of the multistate outbreak of E. coli

Press Release For Immediate Release: Thursday, July 12, 2018Contact: Media Relations,(404) 639-3286 A final CDC investigation update of the multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine lettuce has been posted https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-04-18/index.html. Updates: As of June 28, 2018, this outbreak appears to be over. CDC laboratory testing identified […]


New ME/CFS Web Content for Healthcare Providers

Media Advisory For Immediate ReleaseThursday, July 12, 2018Contact: Media Relations(404) 639-3286 What The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released an updated website for healthcare providers about myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). The new site is designed specifically with clinicians in mind and offers information about how physicians can […]


New ME/CFS Web Content for Healthcare Providers

Media Advisory For Immediate ReleaseThursday, July 12, 2018Contact: Media Relations(404) 639-3286 What The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released an updated website for healthcare providers about myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). The new site is designed specifically with clinicians in mind and offers information about how physicians can […]


erenumab (TBC)

Generic Name: erenumab Brand Name: TBC Manufacturer: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. Indications: Migraine Manufacturer Requested Reimbursement Criteria1: For the prevention of migraine in adults with at least 8 migraine days per month who have previously failed at least two migraine preventive therapies due to lack of efficacy, intolerance, or clinical […]


Samsung BioLogics to face criminal probe over accounting fraud for biosims JV

South Korean regulators have alleged that Samsung BioLogics committed a crime by failing to disclose an agreement with Biogen over their biosimilars joint venture, sending their findings to prosecutors for a criminal investigation. After reviewing the case, South Korea’s Securities and Futures Commission found that Samsung BioLogics “violated accounting standards […]


Calcium channel blockers for preventing heart dysfunction related with iron overload in transfusion-dependent beta thalassaemia

Review question We reviewed the evidence on whether drugs can prevent heart dysfunction due to excessive iron deposits in the hearts of people with beta thalassaemia who receive regular blood transfusions. Background Beta thalassaemia is a common inherited blood disorder that causes anaemia. People with this disorder need frequent blood […]


Diabète : intervention dans les coûts pour le suivi des enfants et adolescents dans un centre spécialisé

En tant que parent d’un enfant ou adolescent diabétique, vous pouvez lui faire suivre un programme mis en place par des centres spécialisés. Le programme doit permettre à votre enfant/adolescent – en collaboration avec vous – d’autogérer son diabète. L’assurance soins de santé (via la mutualité) peut intervenir financièrement dans […]