Year 2015 (49)

Edition nr. 7


www.roter.nl/blaasontsteking

Since the packaging of the two Roter products that are the subject of this website does not indicate the PAC (pro-anthocyanidins) content, little can be said about their efficacy. Their so-called patented Cranberry-Active® appears to be identical ...

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Ten myths about the pharmaceutical industry: myth 6

6. Collaboration between the public sector and the industry is beneficial to patients It is not clear whether the developments described in the book ‘Deadly medicines and organised crime’ by the Danish physician Peter Gøtzsche are already occurri ...

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Is the use of bisphenol A in injection needles for infusion and transfusion harmful?

A number of medical devices, such as infusion, blood transfusion and dialysis bags, are made of synthetic materials which contain chemical agents, for instance for stabilisation. The use of these agents is not without its risks, as they may enter ...

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Lurasidone

Short-term studies have shown a moderate effect of the antipsychotic lurasidone on the symptoms of schizophrenia, compared to placebo. No consistent dose-effect relationship has been found. A comparative non-inferiority study with quetiapine foun ...

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Drug-related caries and dental erosion *

*This article is based on the article ‘Caries dentaires: des médicaments favorisent leur apparition’ from our French sister publication La Revue Prescrire 2014; 34: 750-755. Caries and dental erosions usually arise due to poor dietary habits and ...

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