Articles Posted June 2013

  • FDA probes long-acting Zyprexa safety after 2 patients die

    Two patients have died unexpectedly after their Zyprexa Relprevv injections, and the FDA is now investigating. The agency says the patients died three to four days after receiving “an appropriate dose,” and both had “very high” blood levels of olanzapine, the long-acting Zyprexa product’s active ingredient. Under a risk-management plan imposed when Zyprexa Relprevv was […]

  • Vegetarian Diets Associated With Lower Risk of Death

    June 3, 2013 — Vegetarian diets are associated with reduced death rates in a study of more than 70,000 Seventh-day Adventists with more favorable results for men than women, according to a report published Online First by JAMA Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. The possible relationship between diet and mortality is an important area […]