Tag Archives: Adults

FDA Approves Ayvakit (avapritinib) for the Treatment of Adults with Unresectable or Metastatic PDGFRA Exon 18 Mutant Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor

FDA Approves Ayvakit (avapritinib) for the Treatment of Adults with Unresectable or Metastatic PDGFRA Exon 18 Mutant Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Print this page CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Blueprint Medicines Corporation (NASDAQ: BPMC), a precision therapy company focused on genomically defined cancers, rare diseases and cancer immunotherapy, today announced that the U.S. Food… Read More »

FDA Approves Cablivi (caplacizumab-yhdp) for Acquired Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (aTTP) in Adults

FDA Approves Cablivi (caplacizumab-yhdp) for Acquired Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (aTTP) in Adults Print this page February 6, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Cablivi (caplacizumab-yhdp) injection, the first therapy specifically indicated, in combination with plasma exchange and immunosuppressive therapy, for the treatment of adult patients with acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (aTTP),… Read More »

Can Young Adults Never Diagnosed With Hypertension Face an Increased Risk of Other Diseases?

Previous studies have linked high blood pressure and dementia risk. But a new study published in Neurology suggests that young adults with blood pressure (BP) levels above normal but not enough to be considered hypertensive are at an increased risk for brain shrinkage, which can lead to a decline in cognitive function and possibly dementia,… Read More »

Hard-to-Treat Hypertension Among Black Adults May Be Linked to Sleep Apnea

Black people are more likely to have hypertension than their white counterparts. Now, new findings published in the journal Circulation suggest that untreated sleep apnea that’s moderate or severe is associated with increased odds of resistant hypertension in African Americans, according to an article by American Heart Association News. Sleep apnea is a serious sleep… Read More »

Many older adults don't take prescribed antidepressants

(Reuters Health) – – Older adults who are prescribed medication for depression by primary care physicians often fail to start taking these drugs or to continue using them as directed, a Dutch study suggests. FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a packet of the antidepressant drug Prozac, also known as fluoxetine, in Leicester, central England February… Read More »

FDA Approves Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) in Combination with Chemotherapy for Adults with Previously Untreated Systemic Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma or Other CD30-Expressing Peripheral T-Cell Lymphomas

Print this page BOTHELL, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 16, 2018– Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq:SGEN) today announced a new approval for Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) in combination with CHP chemotherapy (cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, prednisone) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for adults with previously untreated systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (sALCL) or other CD30-expressing peripheral T-cell lymphomas (PTCL),… Read More »

Silver Linings Colloidal Silver Hydrosol, 10 PPM, A Powerful Natural Antibiotic, and Preventative Measure Against Infection, Immune Support, Safe for Adults, Kids, Pets, and Plants, 16 oz

COLLOIDAL SILVER – The answer you’ve been looking for. Whether your ailment is bacteria, fungi, or virus related, colloidal silver can help. It acts like a second immune system and gives your own immune system a boost to fight off illness and promote healing. It has been used for thousands of years to combat infection… Read More »

Teacher Peach Motivational Stress Ball Assortment Stress Relief Toys for Kids and Adults – Best as Inspirational Teacher Gift or Office Gift for Coworkers – 3 Pack, Green (7 Colors Available)

MOTIVATE! MOTIVATE! MOTIVATE! These Motivational Light Green Stress Balls from Teacher Peach come with inspirational sayings on each foam stress ball, with each having a different quote: “Be quiet. Be Calm. Be Kind.”, “Yes! I can do this!”, and “Focus. Listen. Breathe.” These squeeze balls provide natural stress relief for adults and children alike, giving… Read More »