Despite the move being perceived by proponents and critics alike as a sign of the government's shifting attitudes toward marijuana use and legalization, Reyes was firm that recreational use of the drug is still out of the question. Researchers through a new study showed that 11.5% of Colombians have used marijuana at least once. Austria, Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, Finland, Israel and some United States states already allow medical marijuana use.
The FDA also previously issued a warning about duodenoscopes, hard-to-sanitize devices and discovered to spread bacteria that include carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae (CRE). In August, it warned Olympus for not notifying it of serious injuries or deaths possibly caused by its duodenoscope, including 16 patients who contracted Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection after their endoscopy.
Endo Pharmaceuticals says it has only confirmed that one blister pack was defective. Heather Zoumas Lubeski, a spokesman for Endo, said via e-mail that while it was not company policy to comment on pending litigation, the company is not unaware of the suit against its subsidiary company.
While previous research has shown that central obesity is associated with increased risk of both cardiovascular and overall causes of death, this was the first study to specifically address the question in people of normal weight. Visceral fat live in the abdominal cavity, can surround internal organs, and puts people at greater risk for diabetes and other health complications.
They recommend health practitioners to know the source of the infection first via laboratory testing before prescribing initial antibiotics . A new study suggests that treatment with the wrong antibiotic could make MRSA-induced infections worse.
The existence and functionality of these tests was a key part of the deal that Safeway was planning on entering into with Theranos. In addition, they noted that the accuracy of results Theranos provided to Safeway employees at a clinic in the company's headquarters in Pleasanton, CA, has been questioned.