Tag Archives: sees

Study sees limited risk in taking ondansetron during first trimester of pregnancy

Ondansetron (Zofran) is commonly and increasingly prescribed during pregnancy to relieve nausea. In 2014, an estimated 22 percent of pregnant women in the U.S. used the drug at some point during their pregnancy. Despite its prevalence, data on the safety of the drug and any effects on the developing fetus have been limited, with small-scale… Read More »

India Sees Increase Rise In Dementia-Related Cases, Says Lancet

Brain (Photo credits: Wikimedia Commons) Moscow, Dec 12: With a number of individuals living with dementia increasing globally owing to ageing population, a Lancet study on Wednesday revealed that India witnessed a significant growth in the number of Alzheimer’s disease and other cases of dementia from 1990 till 2016. According to the report published in Lancet… Read More »

Fitch sees nonprofit hospitals as mixed bag in Q3 report

Brief Published Nov. 15, 2018 Dive Brief: Financial soundness of not-for-profit hospitals  and health systems was a mixed bag in the third quarter of 2018, with 11 security ratings upgrades and 11 downgrades, according to Fitch Ratings’ latest report. Three organizations — Aurora Health Care, Indiana-based Deaconess Health System and University of Colorado Health—saw their… Read More »