FDA Approves Zynrelef (bupivacaine and meloxicam) for the Management of Postoperative Pain

FDA Approves Zynrelef (bupivacaine and meloxicam) for the Management of Postoperative Pain SAN DIEGO, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Heron Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HRTX), a commercial-stage biotechnology company focused on improving the lives of patients by developing best-in-class treatments to address some of the most important unmet patient needs, today announced that the U.S. Food… Read More »

How unjust police killings damage the mental health of Black Americans

Since the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, many African Americans have reported feeling overwhelmed at times by the trauma, anguish, and outrage stirred up by Floyd’s death, as well as other incidents of police violence against Black victims. The disturbing frequency of these events, and the relentless news coverage of… Read More »

New CDC mask guidelines acknowledge that ‘vaccinated people can go back to normal,’ says doctor

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated masking guidelines mark a significant shift in the pandemic, the dean of Brown University’s School of Public Health said Thursday. “Basically, it’s acknowledging that vaccinated people can go back to normal, and can do most of the things we were doing pre-pandemic, and that is really, really… Read More »

Feel Younger Than Your Age? You Might Live Longer

WEDNESDAY, May 12, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Can feeling young at heart, or at least younger than your actual age, help older people live healthier, longer lives? Yes, according to researchers in Germany. “Individuals who feel younger than they chronologically are seem to benefit from their younger subjective age in various aspects,” explained study lead… Read More »

Dextrose for low carb diets

Which sweeteners can you use on a low-carb diet? Check out the visual guide below. Keep in mind that many sweetener packets contain a small amount of dextrose, which is pure sugar. For example, a packet of Splenda provides about the same sweetness as two teaspoons of sugar, or 8 grams of sugar. Each packet… Read More »