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Data on safety, effectiveness of common acne drug unreliable, some researchers say – Reuters

(Reuters Health) – – Isotretinoin, a drug for severe chronic acne, has long been linked to miscarriages, birth defects and other serious problems, but a research review suggests much of data on the drug’s safety, effectiveness and side effects may be unreliable. The analysis in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews concludes that the available… Read More »

E. coli outbreak traced to California farm; some romaine lettuce safe to eat

The agencies are continuing to investigate other possible sources, and the CDC still advises consumers not to eat romaine lettuce grown in California’s Monterey, San Benito and Santa Barbara counties until investigations are complete. “We cannot say how many cases are linked to this specific farm at this time,” Ian Williams, chief of the CDC’s… Read More »