Ministre vil en gang for alle punktere jomfruhindemyte

17-03-2018 PRESSEMEDDELELSE – Tre ministre sender nu brev til WHO med en appel om at gøre op med myten om jomfruhinden. Jomfruhinden eksisterer ikke. Det er en myte, at kvinder har en hinde, som punkteres, første gang kvinden har sex. I virkeligheden er jomfruhinden nogle fleksible slimhindefolder i skedeåbningen, som […]

Déplacement dans la Somme (80) de Madame Agnès BUZYN, Ministre des Solidarités et de la Santé et de Monsieur Gérald DARMANIN, Ministre de l’Action et des Comptes Publics, le lundi 19 mars

La loi de financement de la Sécurité sociale 2018 a entériné la disparition du Régime social des indépendants et son rattachement au régime général de sécurité sociale. A cette occasion, un comité de pilotage de la transformation du régime de protection sociale des travailleurs indépendants, présidé par les deux Ministres, […]

Macrolide antibiotics for bronchiectasis

We included 14 parallel-group RCTs and one cross-over RCT with interventions lasting from 8 weeks to 24 months. Of 11 adult studies with 690 participants, six used azithromycin, four roxithromycin, and one erythromycin. Four studies with 190 children used either azithromycin, clarithromycin, erythromycin, or roxithromycin. We included nine adult studies […]

Medications for discontinuation of long-term benzodiazepine use

We included 38 trials (involving 2543 participants), but we could only extract data from 35 trials with 2295 participants. Many different interventions were studied, and no single intervention was assessed in more than four trials. We extracted data on 18 different comparisons. The risk of bias was high in all […]

Oral vitamin B12 compared with intramuscular vitamin B12 for vitamin B12 deficiency

Review question Does oral vitamin B12 have similar effects as intramuscular injections of vitamin B12 for people with vitamin B12 deficiency? Background Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is necessary for basic body functions, such as the growth and development of red blood cells and the nervous system. Vitamin B12 deficiency (a lack […]

Folate supplementation in people with sickle cell disease

Review question We wanted to assess how effective and safe folate supplementation (folate occurring naturally in foods, provided as fortified foods or additional supplements such as tablets) is in people with sickle cell disease (SCD). Background SCD is a group of disorders affecting haemoglobin (the molecule in red blood cells […]

Discours d’Agnès Buzyn – Stratégie de lutte contre la pauvreté des enfants et des jeunes – 13 mars 2018

Ouverture de la concertation et remise des propositions des groupes de travail Seul le prononce fait foi Mesdames et Messieurs les élus,Mesdames et Messieurs les responsables associatifs,Mesdames et Messieurs les présidents des groupes de travail,Monsieur le délégué, cher Olivier NOBLECOURT,Mesdames et Messieurs,Je suis très heureuse d’être aujourd’hui présente et de […]

Hikma cues 200 more layoffs as generics crunch continues

Hikma has already cut 200 jobs since picking up generics business Roxane Labs from Boehringer Ingelheim, but more layoffs are coming. As CFO Khalid Nabilsi told Reuters, another 200 positions are slated for elimination as the company consolidates its manufacturing facilities and stateside distribution centers. The Jordanian company expects to […]

Dr. Reddy’s says FDA hit its API plant in Hyderabad with Form 483

Indian drugmaker Dr. Reddy’s said that following an inspection, the FDA issued a Form 483 to its API Hyderabad Plant 1, citing four issues. The company announced the news today in a filing (PDF) to the Bombay Stock Exchange, saying only that the facility located Jinnaram Mandal, Medak District was issued […]

The Next-generation Screening Lab What, Why, How?

Bio-IT World Contributed Commentary | As part of the ELRIG Drug Discovery conference in Liverpool (UK) in October 2017, a group of 60 delegates came together to discuss the lab of the future in a workshop organised by the Standards in Laboratory Automation (SiLA) consortium. The workshop focused on four themes: […]

ICER Weekly View 03-16-18

From the desk of Mitchell Stein Good morning. Years from now when you look up the phrase “too much news” you’ll find this past week as the case study. True on the national front (cabinet shake-ups, special elections, student protests, the loss of one of the brightest among us), and […]

Forældre har stor tillid til HPV-vaccinen

Oprettet 16. marts 2018 Knap 80 pct. af alle forældre til piger i 10-14-års alderen har tillid til, at HPV-vaccinen er sikker – og dermed er der tale om en markant stigning på blot halvandet år. Det viser en ny undersøgelse, som Epinion har gennemført i forbindelse med HPV-informationsindsatsen ”Stop […]