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esketamine (Spravato)

esketamine (Spravato)

What is esketamine (Spravato), and how is it used? Spravato is a prescription medicine, used along with an antidepressant taken by mouth, for treatment-resistant depression (TRD) in adults. Spravato is not for use as a medicine to prevent or relieve pain (anesthetic). It is not known if Spravato is safe or effective as an anesthetic […]

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‘Dad Shaming’ Is Real, Survey Shows

‘Dad Shaming’ Is Real, Survey Shows

Latest Healthy Kids News WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s not just Moms: Just ahead of Father’s Day, a new survey finds that about half of American dads say they’ve been criticized about their parenting styles. The way they enforced discipline topped the list of things naysayers called them to task on, with […]

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Marketing OK’d for Device to Help Reduce IBS Symptoms in Adolescents

Marketing OK’d for Device to Help Reduce IBS Symptoms in Adolescents

Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, June 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The IB-Stim has received marketing approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the first medical device used to help alleviate functional abdominal pain in 11- to 18-year-old patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the agency announced Friday. The prescription-only device is composed […]

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Zerbaxa Approved for Hospital-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia

Zerbaxa Approved for Hospital-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia

Latest Infectious Disease News TUESDAY, June 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Zerbaxa (ceftolozane and tazobactam) has been approved for a new indication to treat hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia (HABP/VABP) in patients aged 18 years and older, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced yesterday. In 2014, the FDA first approved Zerbaxa for […]

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Surprising Ways Owning a Dog Is Good for Your Health

Surprising Ways Owning a Dog Is Good for Your Health

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Apart from the sheer fun of owning a pet, having a dog enhances well-being and even personal growth in many ways. Caring for a dog teaches kids responsibility and offers everyone in the family unconditional love. Many studies have […]

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Xultophy (insulin degludec and liraglutide injection)

Xultophy (insulin degludec and liraglutide injection)

What are the side effects of Xultophy? WARNING Possible thyroid tumors, including cancer Tell your healthcare provider if you get a lump or swelling in your neck, hoarseness, trouble swallowing, or shortness of breath. These may be symptoms of thyroid cancer. In studies with rats and mice, liraglutide, one of the components of Xultophy 100/3.6, […]