Kymriah Side Effects: Cytokine Release Syndrome, Toxicity, Infections

November 13, 2017 Hill Fox 0

Kymriah Side Effects: Cytokine Release Syndrome, Toxicity, Infections. Last 30 August 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Kymriah cell therapy to treat children and young adults (up to 25 years of age) with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. How is the treatment administered and what side effects should patients be aware of? Apparently, the treatment administration involves the collection of T-cells from the patient, modifying it, and injecting it back. More details from the […]

Flakka Side Effects: Death, Insanity, Delirium

November 13, 2017 Hill Fox 0

Flakka Side Effects. There’s a new recreational drug out there that’s been hogging the headlines lately because it is more dangerous than “bath salts”. It’s called Flakka. Here’s what Jim Hall, an epidemiologist at the Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities at Nova Southeastern University is saying about the drug’s effects on the human body (via CBS): We’re starting to see a rash of cases of a syndrome referred to as […]

Shingrix Side Effects: Pain, Redness, Headache

November 13, 2017 Hill Fox 0

Shingrix Side Effects. Last month, the Food and Drug Administration approved Shingrix (by GlaxoSmithKline) for the prevention of shingles among adults aged 50 and over. This approval came after a clinical trial involving 38,000 people which demonstrated the efficacy of the vaccine. In this trial, participants who were given Shingrix demonstrated efficacy against shingles greater than 90%. Moreover, follow-ups over a period of four years has shown the sustained efficacy of the vaccine. Shingrix was […]