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FDA Approves Firdapse (amifampridine) for Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

FDA Approves Firdapse (amifampridine) for Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome Print this page November 28, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Firdapse (amifampridine) tablets for the treatment of Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) in adults. LEMS is a rare autoimmune disorder that affects the connection between nerves and muscles and causes weakness and other… Read More »

No, ‘post-birth control syndrome’ isn’t a real thing, doctors say

Doctors are calling out the latest unsubstantiated health advice aimed at women — naturopaths claiming they can “recover” women from “post-birth control syndrome,” and Gwyneth Paltrow’s new “Madame Ovary” dietary supplement for menopause — while doctors could have themselves at least partially to blame for women turning to pseudoscientific treatments. According to U.S. naturopath Jolene… Read More »