A medicinal liquid form of marijuana may show promise as a treatment for children with severe epilepsy that is not responding to other treatments, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 18 to 25, 2015.
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March 25, 2015
St. Mary Catholic Secondary School Thumbs up for Epilepsy
March 26 – HAPPY PURPLE DAY!!
Oshawa Golf and Curling Club Cocktail Reception
Municipality of Clarington
BDO LLP Canada – Uxbridge Branch
Pringle Creek P.S.
Courtice Secondary School
Vincent Massey Public School
Blessed Pope John Paul II
St. John the Evangelist Public School
West Creek Public School
Four Winds Montessori
Helping Hands Day Care Rougemount
Pine Ridge Nursery School
Schoolhouse Playcare Applecroft
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration launched the agency’s first mobile application (app) specifically designed to speed public access to valuable information about drug shortages.
The app identifies current drug shortages, resolved shortages and discontinuations of drug products.
Drugs in short supply can delay or deny needed care for patients. Drug shortages may also lead health care professionals to rely on alternative drug products, which may be less effective or associated with higher risks than the drug in shortage.
“The FDA understands that health care professionals and pharmacists need real-time information about drug shortages to make treatment decisions,” said Valerie Jensen, associate director of the Drug Shortage Staff in the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. “The new mobile app is an innovative tool that will offer easier and faster access to important drug shortage...