Archive: 09/29/2009

Most would refuse emergency use H1N1 vaccine or additive

A majority of Americans would not take an H1N1 flu vaccine or drug additive authorized for emergency use by the Food and Drug Administration, according to a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and University ...

Sep 29, 2009
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New blood-thinning drug safer than rat poison

In an article reviewed by F1000 Medicine Faculty Members Robert Ruff, Brian Olshansky and Luis Ruilope, the blood-thinner dabigatran is shown to protect against stroke, blood clotting and major bleeding as effectively as ...

Sep 29, 2009
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Self-monitoring of blood glucose

Diabetes patients should always control their own blood sugar values if this leads to improvements in their treatment. This is the view advocated by Michael Nauck of the Bad Lauterberg Diabetes Center and his coauthors in ...

Sep 29, 2009
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