A RECENT three-year US study
into the use of Vitamin B6 and
B12 to reduce the progression of
diabetic nephropathy has turned
up some unexpected results,
including the potential for high
doses of B Vitamins to harm
kidneys and increase the risk of
cardiovascular disease, with a
possible correlation between high
levels of Vit B and a doubling of
the risk of myocardial infarction.The above snippet is the first part of an article sent to subscribers in Pharmacy Daily's issue from 03 May 10 To see the full story, see the embedded issue below or CLICK HERE to download Pharmacy Daily from 03 May 10
THE NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal has placed a “Prohibition Order” against unregistered pharmacist Ethan Le, banning him from working in any environment where he would have access to any Schedule 8 drugs.
“UNPRECEDENTED demand” for seasonal influenza vaccines has led to a shortage of supplies, according to Australia’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Hobbs, who has been tasked with ensuring as much vaccine is brought into the country as possible.
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