Monthly Archives: April 2013

Lou Gehrig’s Disease stalks military veterans

Lou Gehrig’s Disease stalks military veterans Hope and help for America’s heroes (BPT) – Many U.S. military veterans like retired Air Force Technical Sergeant David Masters of Omaha, Neb. have bravely fought for their country only to return home to wage another battle against Lou Gehrig’s Disease. No one knows why, but veterans are twice…

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Three New Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Options Approved in the U.S.

Three New Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Options Approved in the U.S. United States Food and Drug Administration approves NESINA (alogliptin), OSENI (alogliptin and pioglitazone) and KAZANO (alogliptin and metformin HCl) (BPT) – The number of people living with type 2 diabetes continues to grow. In the United States, it is estimated that approximately 23 million…

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Baby boomers and driving vision – maintaining safety and independence

Baby boomers and driving vision – maintaining safety and independence (BPT) – Baby boomers, those born between 1946 and 1964, are aging differently than any generation in U.S. history. Today, older Americans remain more active later in life, working longer and engaging in hobbies and recreational activities. It is estimated that by 2030, nearly one…

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