Author Archives: Marc Whitehead

The Great Danish Registry Debate Over Zofran

Published on May 5, 2015 by

In the February 2014 issue of the journal Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Dr. Gideon Koren, director of a patient’s advocacy group called Motherisk, discussed a hotly contested analysis of the Zofran birth injury issue. In his piece, “Scary Science: Ondansetron Safety in Pregnancy—Two Opposing Results From the Same Danish Registry” ...

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Trans Vaginal Mesh 101: What You Need to Know About Trans Vaginal Mesh

Published on May 4, 2015 by

Surgical mesh has been around since the 1950's; doctors originally used it to repair hernias. The use of mesh gradually expanded to include abdominal repair of prolapse and then repair of urinary incontinence. Finally, surgeons began inserting the mesh vaginally instead of abdominally to repair prolapse. Many different manufacturers ...

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Low T Drugs 101 –What are the Causes and Symptoms of Low Testosterone?

Published on May 1, 2015 by

Researchers originally developed Low T drugs to address the medical issue of low testosterone among men, defined as a testosterone level of less than 300 nanograms per deciliter. In the medical community, this condition is referred to as "hypogonadism." Men born with lower-than-normal testosterone levels have "primary hypogonadism," while ...

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