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Cancer Patients Are Getting Robotic Surgery. There’s No Evidence It’s Better.

Robotic surgery was never approved for mastectomy or any other cancer-related treatment, but that has hardly deterred doctors in the operating suite. The equipment is widely used to operate on patients with various malignancies, from breast cancer to prostate cancer. Yet there have long been questions about how well doctors are trained on the machines,… Read More »

Third Akorn sterile drug plant hit by FDA as new CEO lays out blueprint for a better future

Akorn Pharmaceuticals, which had a $ 4.3 billion buyout by Fresenius tank last fall, just can’t seem to catch a break. Just weeks after being hit with an FDA warning letter for its manufacturing operations in Illinois—problems that led to the death of the deal—Akorn today reported that it has received a citation on its third… Read More »

‘I wish I’d gone vegan years ago – I’ve never felt better’

It’s no longer just a millennial eating fad — the older generation is jumping on the bandwagon, too, discovers Lucy Holden It’s getting harder to escape veganism. Time was when plant-only diets were for young, idealistic world-changers. But, thanks to the popularity of initiatives such as Veganuary, there’s a new breed of meat and dairy… Read More »