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Clinical Update 2020: Duloxetine and Pregnancy

Women face difficult choices when deciding whether or not to continue psychiatric medications during pregnancy.  For many years, we have typically recommended the older antidepressants, including the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors or SSRIs such as fluoxetine (Prozac), citalopram (Celexa), and sertraline (Zoloft), because we had the most robust data on reproductive safety data for these… Read More »

US health officials fast-track coronavirus vaccine, hope to start clinical trial in three months

Amid concerns about the Coronavirus causing illness and deaths in China, many parade goers during New York City, New York’s annual Lunar New Year parade wore surgical masks, January 25, 2020. EuropaNewswire | Gado | Getty Images U.S. health officials are fast-tracking work on a coronavirus vaccine, hoping to start an early-stage trial within the… Read More »

Clinical waste 'backlog' pictured at North Lanarkshire health centres

Photographs showing bags of clinical waste piled at three health centres in North Lanarkshire have been posted on social media. The images – from Coatbridge, Kilsyth and Cumbernauld – showed bags of waste on top of large waste containers. It comes after the collapse of the firm Healthcare Environmental Services (HES), which had previously processed… Read More »

Hypercapnic COPD Survival, Clinical Outcomes With High-Intensity NIV

December 31, 2018 Share this content: There are 2 hypotheses on why high-intensity NIV is beneficial to individuals with hypercapnic stable COPD. There is evidence that people with comorbid stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure (CHRF) have improved symptoms and survival rates with high-intensity noninvasive ventilation (NIV), according to a… Read More »