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Alcohol Is More Harmful Than Heroin, Crack

The topic legalization of use of drugs sparks a debate whenever discussed. The results of several studies conducted by authorities worldwide add some flavor to the debate. Here is a study conducted by David J. Nutt, MD, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom, and the Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs, and colleagues. The results of the study was published in The Lancet
The multicriteria decision analysis (MCDA) model assessed 20 drugs most commonly used in the United Kingdom for their potential to cause 16 harms:

FDA Have A Illness Free Winter

FDA has issued advisories on how to stay healthy during this winter. Winter makes individuals vulnerable to microbes and long stay indoors makes man to man transmission easy.

Colds and Flu

Most respiratory bugs come and go within a few days, with no lasting effects. However, some cause serious health problems. Although symptoms of colds and flu can be similar, the two are different.

Colds are usually distinguished by a stuffy or runny nose and sneezing. Other symptoms include coughing, a scratchy throat, and watery eyes. No vaccine against colds exists because they can be caused by many types of viruses. Often spread through contact with mucus, colds come on gradually.

Influenza Virus Vaccine For 2010-2011 Season

FDA has released vaccines for 2010-2011 season. Here are the preparations and advisory from FDA on strains to be included.

FDA Approves First Intravenous Formulation of Acetaminophen

Finally US FDA approves the first and only preparation containing acetaminophen that can be used intravenously.

Preparation:Ofirmev;
Manufacturer:Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc

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