QuarterWatch analyzes MedWatch Reports

This issue of QuarterWatch analyzes MedWatch Reports from the third quarter of 2015. This issue identifies major differences in reports of cancer associated with drugs for psoriasis, a common skin disorder affecting an estimated 7.5 million people. While corticosteroid and other topical drugs are sufficient for many cases, potent immunosuppressant drugs are used in increasing numbers. This report also provides new evidence that drugs for erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension can cause deafness or sudden hearing loss.

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RSI investigators propose fundamental principles of risk decision-making, and explore their application in a range of real-world risk decision-making contexts. These ten principles will provide valuable guidance on addressing current and future risk issues facing civil societies worldwide.

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