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FDA draft guidance seeks better safety data for pregnant women

The Food and Drug Administration is proposing recommendations on how to better design studies to assess pregnancy outcomes in women exposed to FDA-regulated drugs and biological products. The new guidance includes sections on obtaining information from databases and electronic health records systems. According to the agency, its recommendations replace 2002 guidance issued to industry—which has… Read More »

CMS competition seeks predictive AI apps for better health outcomes

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has launched a new contest it hopes will speed the development of new artificial intelligence technologies that can better predict health outcomes and boost quality of care. WHY IT MATTERSCMS says the Artificial Intelligence Health Outcomes Challenge – announced by the agency on Wednesday, in partnership with American… Read More »

Marijuana really DOES give women better orgasms, new study finds

Marijuana really DOES give women better orgasms: New study finds cannabis leaves users twice as likely to report sexual satisfaction Study found that marijuana use prior to sex does improve overall experience Women who smoked reported increased sex drive, more orgasm satisfaction   Differences translate to 2.13 higher odds of ‘satisfactory orgasms’ for pot users It’s… Read More »

You should pick your nose — and eat it, too! And other prescriptions for a better immune system

Should you pick your nose? Don’t laugh. Scientifically, it’s an interesting question. Should your children pick their noses? Should your children eat dirt? Maybe: Your body needs to know what immune challenges lurk in the immediate environment. Should you use anti-bacterial soap or hand sanitizers? No. Are we taking too many antibiotics? Yes. “I tell… Read More »