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FDA’s Pregnancy and Lactation Labeling Final Rule

Posted February 27, 2015 by admin

Pregnant women and their physicians require the latest information on the impact of prescription drugs on the well-being of mother and child. Women’s health has received additional support with the recent ruling by the Food and Drug Administration. Directed toward product labeling for pregnant and lactating mothers, it amends prior rulings and provides additional information. In his recent statement, John C. Jennings, M.D., president of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, throws his support behind this recent development. The Pregnancy Continue reading…

A Statement on Power Morcellation

Posted February 16, 2015 by admin

Power morcellation, a procedure that uses a morcellator to break up large uterine fibroids or an enlarged uterus before removing them through small incisions, was used on 50,000 women each year until just a few months ago. Since December 2013, the FDA has seen over two dozen incidences of cancer being spread by using the powerful medical device. These reports feature women who have no previous history of the disease, and the results may have revealed a serious threat to Continue reading…