FDA committee wants to pull Vicodin, Percocet off market; Vaccine may defeat Type1 diabetes;

> An FDA panel has thrown its support behind a plan to pull narcotic combo drugs Percocet and Vicodin off the market, along with seven other acetaminophen/narcotic combos. Interestingly enough, the committee is worried about the acetaminophen, not the narcotics. FiercePharma

> Can Type 1 diabetes be defeated by a vaccine? Possibly. A group of researcher at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh are developing a vaccine that scrambles the signals white blood cells send to call T-cells to the pancreas, thereby stopping the attack. FierceBiotechResearch

> Maybe you didn't know this, but someday a wireless device could save your life. That is, at least, the vision of a group of new companies working with technologies like a "talking" defibrillator, an RFID-based catheter and smart insulin pump. FierceMobileHealthcare

> A new study has been released showing how Medicaid and CHIP have found ways to build medical homes, which seems to cut costs and improve care. Article

And Finally...
 Geez, man, couldn't you have just offered her a Nicorette? Article

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