Turbulent Blood Flow may Increase Cardiovascular Risk

By utilizing the basic principles of hemodynamics and hydraulics, research suggests that fluid retention is detrimental for the cardiovascular system because it increases the likelihood of turbulent blood flow, regardless of whether or not blood pressure is raised. ...

New FDA Postmarketing Drug Safety Evaluation Website

As of 15 June 2010, the new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Postmarketing Drug Safety Evaluation website was launched.   The FDA posted postmarket safety evaluations for 26 drugs approved between September 2007 and January 2008 and is reviewing an additional 20 or...