Pharmacy News

ACC: Adherence to Statins Low Among Patients With ASCVD
Active Interventions Generally Helpful for Urinary Incontinence
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Young Child Goes to ED for Medicine Poisoning Every 10 Minutes
EPA Proposal Will Allow Antibiotic Spraying of Citrus Crops
Opioid Prescriptions Dropped for New Users From 2012 to 2017
AAOS: Supplement Use Low in Patients With Osteoporosis, Hip Fracture
Guidelines Developed for Polymyxin Antibiotic Use
Testosterone Therapy in Hypogonadism Can Prevent Progression to T2DM
AAP: Nasal Spray Vaccine Against Flu Acceptable in 2019 to 2020
Complex Dosing, Polypharmacy Common With Interstitial Lung Disease
Prenatal High-Dose Vitamin D Not Linked to Asthma at Age 6
One-Month Regimen Noninferior for Preventing HIV-Related TB
Adding Bempedoic Acid to Statin Therapy Reduces LDL Cholesterol
Short Regimen Noninferior for Rifampin-Resistant Tuberculosis
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
FDA Approves New Generic Valsartan to Ease Shortage
Elderly Men Undertreated for Osteoporosis
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Tramadol May Up Mortality Risk in Osteoarthritis Patients
Four-to-Seven-Day Opioid Rx Likely Sufficient for Acute Pain Treatment
Dual Receipt of Opioids Tied to Increased Risk for OD Death
CDC: Flu Season May Have Peaked
FDA Approves First Immunotherapy Drug for Breast Cancer
Long-Acting Regimen Noninferior to Daily ART for HIV-1
Timing of Medicare Loss Linked to Kidney Transplant Outcomes
Children With Poorly Controlled Asthma Suffer Academically
Dasotraline Promising for the Treatment of ADHD in Children
AAN: No Increased MS Relapse Risk in Postpartum Period
Only About Half of Elderly Newly Diagnosed With ALL Receive Tx
Tenapanor Reduces Elevated Serum Phosphate in CKD
Persistent, Prolonged Opioid Use Occurs After Plastic Surgery
Long-Term Systemic Hormone Therapy May Up Alzheimer Risk
About 360,000 ED Visits Were for Nonmedical Drug Abuse in 2016
Fluorouracil Cream Best Choice for Tx of Actinic Keratosis Lesions
FDA Approves Ketamine-Like Drug for Severe Depression
Studies Look at Ways to Reduce Depressive Episodes in Obese
AAP: Social Media Companies Must Curb Spread of Vaccine Myths
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Program in Peds Rheumatology Clinic Ups Education on Teratogenic Rx
Recommendations Developed for Ulcerative Colitis Management
Low-Dose Aspirin Does Not Cut Death From Prostate Cancer
MMR Not Linked to Autism in Danish Cohort Study
Eli Lilly to Sell Cheaper Version of Insulin Drug
Multidimensional Approach Cuts Unneeded Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts
Pneumococcal Vaccination at Age 50 Prevents the Most Disease
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Long-Term Cardiomyopathy Risk Varies by Chemo Agent
Drivers' Opioid Use Associated With Fatal Car Crashes
Antibiotic Delay Leads to Increased Risks in Seniors With UTI
AAD: Isotretinoin Exposure for Acne Not Linked to Depression Risk
FDA: Pulmonary Embolism Risk Up With Tofacitinib 10 mg for RA
Flu Vaccination During Pregnancy Does Not Cause Miscarriage
Lowering BP, Lipids in Healthy Elderly Has No Cognitive Effect
Prenatal Vitamin Intake in Early Pregnancy May Cut Autism Risk
CDC: Progress in HIV Prevention Has Stalled in the United States
Rate of Opioid Rx Stable After Pediatric Outpatient Surgery
Tumor Control Durable With Pembrolizumab in Merkel Cell Cancer
Stewardship Programs Decrease Inpatient Fluoroquinolone Rx
Antenatal Corticosteroid Tx Tied to Reduction in Birth Size
Converting Naloxone to OTC Expected to Increase Sales
Sufficient Investment Could Reduce HIV Epidemic by 2030
Sertraline Tops CBT for Reducing Depression in Dialysis Patients
Prognostic Bleeding Risk Models Developed for Aspirin Use
Incidence of Acute Myocardial Infarctions Up Among Young Women
Opioid-Related Mortality Up From 1999 to 2016 in Eastern U.S.
Nonmedical Rx Opioid Use in Teens Linked to Parental Use
Serious Medical Outcomes Reported With Kratom Exposure
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
Since Early 2000s, Overdose Death Rates Are Highest in U.S.
FDA: Gout Drug Uloric Increases Risk of Death
Guideline Covers Extracutaneous Manifestations of Psoriasis
44.4 Million Estimated to Be Diagnosed With Cervical Cancer by 2069
Odds of Receiving Tx for CAD Up With Medicare Advantage
U.S. Agencies Probing Johnson & Johnson Over Asbestos in Talc
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
Sacituzumab Govitecan Promising in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
Rivaroxaban Does Not Reduce VTE Incidence in High-Risk Cancer Patients
Plazomicin Noninferior to Meropenem for Complicated UTI
Experimental Test May Quickly Diagnose Sepsis
FDA Head Says Feds May Intervene to Cut Vaccine Exemptions
Prenatal Fluconazole Exposure Increases Neonatal Risks
Early Intensive Treatment May Improve Long-Term MS Outcomes
Combo Regimens Effective for Tx of Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer
Inappropriate Use of Fentanyl Preps Seen Despite Awareness
Darolutamide Slows Spread of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
FDA Approves First Customizable Insulin Pump
Discharge Opioid Rx for Heart Dz Patients May Impact Follow-Up
Risk Factors ID'd for Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Mortality
CDC: Severity of Influenza Season Low Through Feb. 2, 2019
Medicare Patients With MS Face Higher Out-of-Pocket Rx Costs
Rates of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw Low for Denosumab-Treated Women
High Rates of MenB Vaccination Advised in University Outbreaks
Drug Company Payments Over Time May Influence Rx Practices
FDA Panel Backs Ketamine-Like Drug for Depression
Progress Made in Developing New Antibacterial Agents
Guidelines Updated for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Adults
Neoadjuvant PD-1 Blockade Seems Effective in Glioblastoma
Obesity Linked to Adverse Events in Children With Leukemia
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
ASA: Opioid Epidemic Tied to Infection-Related Stroke
ASA: Intensive BP Control Lowers Bleeding Risk in Stroke Patients
Aspirin Underused for Advanced Colorectal Polyps
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Direct-Acting Antivirals Cut Mortality in Chronic Hepatitis C
Many Children Not Receiving Needed Mental Health Treatment
Racial/Ethnic, Income Variation ID'd in the Opioid Epidemic
Congo Ebola Outbreak Claims Nearly 100 Children's Lives
FDA Warns 17 Companies About Illegal Alzheimer Disease Products
More Than a Half Million Deaths From Breast Cancer Averted
Reproductive Health Counseling Inadequate in IBD
Rates of Diabetes Screening High Among Adults Age ≥45
ASA: Reversal Agent Cuts Severe Bleeding With Factor Xa Inhibitors
Walgreens Worst Violator in Tobacco Sales to Minors, FDA Says
Measles Outbreak Triggers Sharp Rise in Demand for Vaccine
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
Certain Opioids Less Effective With SSRI Antidepressants
Misuse of Rx Opioids Linked to Other High-Risk Behaviors
Parents Conflicted About Opioid Use in Children
Drug Combo Tolerated in Younger Children With Cystic Fibrosis
Trazodone Not Associated With Reduced Risk for Dementia
Omadacycline Noninferior to Moxifloxacin for Pneumonia
Recommendations Updated for Tonsillectomy in Children
FDA Approves Cablivi for Rare Blood-Clotting Disorder
Hepatitis C Infection Rates Up After OxyContin Reformulation
Antidepressant Overprescribing Appears Common in Elderly
Psoriasis Tx Linked to Drop in Noncalcified Coronary Plaque
ERAS Protocol Can Cut Opioid Use After Spine Surgery
Compounded Topical Pain Creams No Better Than Placebo
Evidence of Therapeutic Efficacy Substantial for Cannabis Use
AAP Releases 2019 Childhood Immunization Schedules
Expanded Recall of Warfarin Level Monitoring Test Strips
After Elbow Surgery, Children May Be Overprescribed Opioids
Tofacitinib Benefits Sustained for Two Years in Patients With RA
CDC Examines Safety of Recombinant Zoster Vaccine
Direct-to-Doctor Payments May Increase Opioid Prescribing
Discontinuing TNFi Before Gestational Week 20 Is Feasible
Physician Burnout Tied to Ability to Address Social Needs
Shortage of Anxiety Drug Creates Alarm Among Patients, Doctors
Longitudinal TNF Levels Mainly Stable With Adalimumab in RA
Pharmacist-Led Phone Follow-Up May Cut Readmission Rates
FDA Approves First Generic Version of Advair for Asthma, COPD
Oral Antibiotics Noninferior to IV for Bone, Joint Infection
Management of MS in Pregnancy Reviewed in U.K. Guideline
Methotrexate Well Tolerated, Effective for Psoriasis in Chinese
E-Cigarettes More Effective for Smoking Cessation
Small Increase in HbA1c Seen With Switch to Human Insulin in T2DM
Infective Endocarditis Related to Injection Drug Use Rising
Expanded Recall Announced for Ibuprofen Oral Suspension Drops
Off-Label Uses in Dermatology Often Missing From Compendia
No Asthma Benefit Seen With n3PUFA in Overweight Teens
Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Eye Infections in Newborns Advised
Large Insulin Price Hike to Be Investigated by U.S. Congress
NOACs Recommended as First-Line Prevention of Stroke in A-Fib
Public Health Interventions Could Cut Global Burden of Hepatitis C
Finasteride Not Tied to Increase in Prostate Cancer Mortality
Assay Aids Anticoagulant Dosing of Obese Patients for Bariatric Sx
Direct-Acting Antivirals Not Tied to Liver Cancer Recurrence
Many Teens Not Up to Date on HPV Vaccination
Home-Based Program Achieves Hypertension Control
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
2003 to 2015 Saw Increase in Outpatient Benzodiazepine Use
Risk for Conversion of MS Varies With Different Therapies
Levodopa + Carbidopa Does Not Modify Disease in Early Parkinson
Insulin Price More Than Doubled in the United States
Marketing of Opioids Linked to Increased OD Mortality
Herd Protection Seen With 4-Valent HPV Vaccination
Mavoglurant Improves Visual Attention in Fragile X Syndrome
Benzodiazepine, Opioid Co-Usage Up in the United States
Meta-Analysis: Aspirin Linked to Lower Risk for CV Events in Primary Prevention
Medical Cannabis Decisions Being Made by Users, Not Doctors
CDC: Slight Hike in Prevalence of Gastroschisis Since 2006-2010
Poor Glycemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes Tied to Fracture Risk
CDC: Opioid Prescribing Higher in Rural Versus Urban Areas
Messages for Increasing Parental Confidence in HPV Vaccine ID'd
Medication Treatment for Substance Abuse Up in Facilities
Mandated Neonatal Abstinence Reporting Helps Quantify Cases
Oral Hepatoselective Glucokinase Activator Promising in T2DM
Inappropriate Antibiotic Rx Common in Privately Insured
FDA Investigating Paclitaxel-Coated Balloons, Paclitaxel-Eluting Stents
FDA Panel Has Tie Vote on New Type 1 Diabetes Drug
Antibiotics Often Inappropriately Prescribed for Bronchiolitis in ED
FDA Approves First Generic Version of Epilepsy Drug Sabril
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
WHO: Vaccine Hesitancy a Major Global Health Threat
Prevalence of Knee OA Lower With Menopausal Hormone Therapy
Ertugliflozin Seems Safe, Effective for Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Dermatologists' Rx for Antibiotics Dropped From 2008 to 2016
Review Shares Best Practices for Evaluating Penicillin Allergy
USPSTF Recommends Risk-Reducing Meds for Breast Cancer
Congo Ebola Outbreak Now Second Worst in History
Delayed Contraception Leads to Early Unwanted Pregnancy
Comorbidities Adversely Linked to Cancer Trial Participation
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
Vitamin D Supplementation Can Help Cut COPD Exacerbations
Guideline Issued for Treatment of Mild/Moderate Ulcerative Colitis
Opioids Now More Deadly for Americans Than Traffic Accidents
800-662-HELP Underappreciated in Media, General Population
U.S. Doctor Released From Omaha Hospital After Ebola Monitoring
Median Survival for Stage 4 ALK-Positive NSCLC Nearly 7 Years
Menopausal Hormone Tx Use Down Post-WHI Recommendations
Investigational Cream Promising for Atopic Dermatitis
One in Five Back Pain Patients Experience Persistent Pain
Expanding Pharmacist Practice Scope Could Reduce ED Overcrowding
Drug Overdose Death Rate Increasing Among Middle-Aged Women
CDC: Flu Cases Hit 7 Million in the United States
Persistent Opioid Use High in Head, Neck Cancer Patients
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Drug Repurposing May Provide More Psychiatric Tx Options
Statin Therapy Reduces Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy in T2DM
FDA: Chocolates, Candies May Be Contaminated With Hepatitis A
Transdermal HRT Not Linked to Increased Risk for VTE
Smartphone App Can Detect Early Signs of Opioid Overdose
IC Nicardipine Promising for Tx of Spontaneous Coronary Slow-Flow
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Nine Cases of Wound Botulism ID'd in Injection Drug Users
No Increased Fall Risk With HTN Treatment in Older Women
Long Work Hours Tied to Poor Glycemic Control in T2DM
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Antibiotics Prescribed for Children More Often at Nonpediatric EDs
Multimethod Approach Improves ID of Med Nonadherence
Rx Opioids Up Pneumonia Risk in Patients With, Without HIV
Exercise Can Consistently Lower Blood Pressure
Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors at Risk for Later Cancers
Recent Nasal Preps Less Effective Than Injected Vax for Flu in Kids
Meta-Analysis: Botulinum A Tops Placebo for Chronic Migraine
Gabapentin Improves Sexual Function in Provoked Vulvodynia
Prenatal Valproate Exposure Linked to Increased ADHD Risk
Myelodysplastic Syndrome/AML Risk Increased After Chemo
Discharge One Hour After Naloxone for OD May Be Option
Classification of Psoriasis Severity Depends on Definition
Pediatric Mortality Rate From Opioid Poisoning Rose 1999 to 2016
Antidepressant Use in Seniors Linked to Risk for Hip Fracture
Available Vial Sizes Can Cut Drug Waste in Weight-Based Dosing
U.S. Doctor Monitored for Ebola Exposure in Nebraska Hospital
College Students at Increased Risk for SgB Meningococcal Dz
Price of Alirocumab Would Have to Be Cut to Be Cost-Effective
No Increased Fracture Risk With Canagliflozin in Type 2 Diabetes
New Guidelines Address Care for Malignant Pleural Effusions
Second-Line Antidiabetic Meds May Impact Cardiovascular Risk
Effect Sizes Uncertain for Meds Versus Placebo in Knee OA
ACOG Updates Guidelines for Gestational HTN, Preeclampsia
Review Highlights Lack of Tx Options for Prurigo Nodularis
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
More Than Two-Thirds of Drug OD Deaths in 2017 Involved Opioids
ASH Develops Practice Guidelines for Venous Thromboembolism
Opioid Prescribing Patterns Vary for Pediatric Patients
Complications, Costs Up With Cardiac Sx in Opioid Use Disorder
Updated Guidelines Developed for Diagnosing, Treating Influenza
New AAP Guideline Available for Infantile Hemangioma Treatment
Vit C for Pregnant Smokers May Improve Newborn Lung Function
FDA Approves Drugs for Treatment of Two Rare Blood Diseases
Incorrect Prescribing Alerts Common for Psychotropic Meds
FDA: Teething Jewelry Linked to at Least One Infant Death
FDA: Fluoroquinolones Tied to Heart Vessel Ruptures, Tears
A-Fib Risk Up for Antidepressant Users, but Higher Before Tx
Racial Disparities Seen in Use of Oral Anticoagulants for A-Fib
Prevalence of Benzodiazepine Use 12.6 Percent in the United States
CDC: ~65 Percent of U.S. Women Currently Using Contraceptives
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Hospitalization for Upper GI Bleed Highest With Rivaroxaban
Pembrolizumab Promising for Metastatic Head, Neck SCC
Sorafenib for Desmoid Tumors Ups Progression-Free Survival
ADA 2019 Standards of Care Emphasize Patient-Centered Care
Modified-FOLFIRINOX Beneficial in Resected Pancreatic Cancer
FDA Advisory Panels: Prescribe Naloxone With Opioid Painkillers
Failure of Timely Stop to Certain Prescription Drugs Is Common
Cardiac Malformations Not Up With First-Trimester Ondansetron
Postmenopausal Vaginal Estrogen Not Tied to Negative Health Outcomes
Opioids Offer Small Improvement in Pain, Physical Function
Chest CT Can ID Respiratory AE Risk in RA Patients on Biologics
Routine Supplements to Prevent Chronic Disease Not Advised
Buprenorphine-Naloxone Cost-Effective for Opioid Use Disorder
Cisplatin Superior to Cetuximab for HPV+ Oropharyngeal Cancer
Solriamfetol Feasible for Sleep Apnea-Related Tiredness
Some With Type 2 Diabetes Inappropriately Monitoring Blood Glucose
Adherence and Intensity of Lipid-Lowering Tx Influence CV Risk
Barbershop Intervention Leads to Reduced BP in Black Men
Apixaban Prevents VTE in Cancer Patients Initiating Chemotherapy
Phone-Based Intervention Aids Rheumatoid Arthritis Care
Medication Beliefs Affect Uptake of Preventive Tx for Breast Cancer
Guidelines Developed for Opioid Use in Vaginal Birth
EHR-Linked Reminder System for Glaucoma Meds Perceived Useful
Racial Disparities Seen Among Teens Undergoing Flu Vaccination
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Antipsychotics Up Risk for Unexpected Death in Youths
FDA: Some E-Cigarette Liquids Contain Erectile Dysfunction Meds
Recalled Kotex Tampons Can Unravel Inside Body
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
CDC Identifies Drugs Frequently Involved in Drug Overdose Deaths
Patients May Become Immune to Botulinum Toxin Treatments
Consensus Decision Pathway Developed for Tobacco Cessation
Reference Infliximab, Biosimilar Equivalent for Crohn's Disease
PM2.5 Exposure Linked to Asthma Rescue Medication Use
Smaller Heads Related to Opioid-Related Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
AHA Scientific Statement: Low Risk of Side Effects for Statins
Fear Impacts Quality of Life for Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
Ultrarestrictive Opioid Rx Protocol Cuts Postoperative Opioid Use
Botox Injections Explored to Cut Postop A-Fib in Cardiac Surgery
Pregnant Women Commonly Refuse Vaccines
Meds Taken Do Not Vary With ADL Impairment in Heart Failure
Many Americans Unaware of Promise of Personalized Medicine
Opioids Overprescribed After Arthroscopic Meniscectomy
SABCS: Low-Dose Tamoxifen Cuts Risk for Breast Dz
Recommendations Developed for Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment
SABCS: Delaying Chemo Lowers Survival in Triple-Neg Breast CA
Infections Linked to Increased Later Risk for Mental Disorders
FDA Warns of Rare Stroke Risk With Multiple Sclerosis Drug
SABCS: T-DM1 Cuts Recurrent Invasive HER2+ Breast CA Risk
ASH: A+CHP Bests CHOP for Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
ASH: Rivaroxaban Prevents Blood Clots in At-Risk Cancer Patients
Exposure to Phthalates May Impact Timing of Puberty in Girls
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Urate Elevation in Potential Tx for Parkinson's Not Tied to HTN
Mean Cumulative Lifetime Prevalence of Eczema 9.9 Percent
Prevalence of Ever-Diagnosed ASD 2.79 Percent in U.S. Children
Cost-Related Insulin Underuse May Affect One in Four Patients
ASH: Ibrutinib Tops Bendamustine + Rituximab for CLL
More People Worldwide Now Know Their HIV Status
ASH: High Response to Tx After Checkpoint Blockade in NHL, HL
Teva Recalls Two Blood Pressure Medications
Care for Chronic Kidney Disease Varies Across VA Facilities
Increase Seen in Amphetamine, Opioid Use in Pregnant Women
Most Bills Enacted Into Law Limit Vaccine Exemptions
FDA Approves Firdapse for Rare Autoimmune Disorder
FDA Approves Treatment for AML Patients With Gene Mutation
Certain SGLT2 Inhibitors, GLP-1 RAs for T2DM Also Cut CV Risk
FDA Approves First Biosimilar to Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Drug
Lanadelumab Reduces Attack Rate in Hereditary Angioedema
FDA: Kratom Products Have High Levels of Heavy Metals
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Men Should Avoid 'Rhino' Sexual Enhancement Products, FDA Says
FDA Approves Vitrakvi for Cancers With Certain Genetic Trait
Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Involving Opioids Up
Recommended Therapies for Polycythemia Vera Underused
Food Assistance May Help Older Adults Adhere to Diabetes Meds
Risks of Trazodone Similar to Those of Atypical Antipsychotics
Early Antibiotic Use May Be Tied to Higher Childhood Body Weight
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
Newborns Infected With Ebola in Congo Outbreak
FDA Approves New Treatment for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
USPSTF Suggests Universal HIV Screening, PrEP for High-Risk Patients
ADT May Up Risk for Heart Failure in Prostate Cancer Patients
Probiotics Show No Benefits for Pediatric Acute Gastroenteritis
Ocrelizumab May Help Preserve Hand, Arm Function in PPMS
Insulin Needed for T2DM Tx Set to Increase >20 Percent by 2030
FDA Warns Two Companies About Bogus Opioid Addiction Treatment
FDA Approves Drug for Treatment of Travelers' Diarrhea
FDA Approves Drug to Treat Rare Immune Disease
Few Mandatory Pediatric Postmarketing Studies Completed
Novel Scoring System Can Up Access to Biologics in Psoriasis
Pain Management Telementoring May Cut Opioid Prescribing
Immunotherapy Side Effects May Be More Common Than Thought
Dementia Tied to Mortality in Older Adults With Down Syndrome
Even With Standing Orders, Naloxone Access Varies
FDA Approves First-Line Tx for Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
Onset of Musculoskeletal Adverse Events Varies Between Statins
HIV Transmission Risk Small With Antiretroviral Compliance
ACAAI: Oral Immunotherapy Is Protective in Peanut Allergy
MS Relapse Drops During Pregnancy but Rises After
Opioid Misuse Varies With Sexual Orientation
Patient Education Ups VTE Prophylaxis in Hospital Setting
Prevalence of Food Allergy 7.6 Percent in U.S. Children
Epinephrine Personal Autoinjectors Cost-Effective at $24
Higher Risk for Amputation, DKA With SGLT2 Inhibitors for T2DM
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
Option Found for Retreatment of Chronic Hep C Infection
CDC: Many Americans May Have Prediabetes and Not Know It
Consensus Statement Issued on Management of Foot, Ankle Gout
Changes in Risk Indicators of MetS Severity Tied to T2DM Risk
Pharmacist-Led Effort Cuts Inappropriate Rx in Older Adults
AHA: Icosapent Ethyl Cuts CV Risk From Elevated Triglycerides
One-Third of Peds Medication Errors Due to Usability Issues
Denosumab Promising for TDT-Induced Osteoporosis Treatment
AHA: Dapagliflozin Noninferior to Placebo for MACE in T2DM
AHA: Limited Benefit for n-3 Fatty Acids in CVD, Cancer Prevention
No Efficacy Signal for Fluoxetine in EV-D68 Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Ebola Outbreak Worst in Congo's History
Quick New Ebola Test Approved by FDA
In Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Curcumin Lacks Benefit
FDA Approves New Version of OTC Primatene Mist
Trump Administration Finalizes Birth Control Coverage Opt-Out
Improved Long-Term Pregnancy Outcomes for Goserelin + Chemo
Zoliflodacin Seems Effective for Some Gonococcal Infections
Quantity of Opioids Prescribed Postop Linked to Consumption
Addition of Elotuzumab Ups PFS in Refractory Multiple Myeloma
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Naloxone Products Stay Effective Long After Expiration Date
Abx-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Tied to Clinical Failure in UTI
Polygenic Risk Score Predicts Tx Response in Schizophrenia
Nonadherence, Discontinuation of Statins High in 1st Year of Rx
CDC Director Says Congo Ebola Outbreak May Be Uncontainable
Buprenorphine/Samidorphan Helpful in Refractory Depression
Stratifying by Severity May Allow Shorter TB Tx Regimens
AHA: After 2007 Recs, Increase Seen in Infective Endocarditis
Majority of Internists Still Have Financial Ties to Industry
Most Meds Affecting Neurotransmitters Not Linked to Autism Risk
AHA: Opioid Use Appears to Up Risk for Atrial Fibrillation
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
U.S. Opioid Overdose Deaths Reach Record Number
FDA Approves Powerful New Opioid Despite Criticisms
AAP: Parents Frequently Save Leftover Antibiotics
HPV Vaccination Uptake Increasing, but Still Too Low
Second Hypertension Drug Recalled Due to Contamination
First FDA-Approved Cannabis Drug Now Available in U.S.
ASA: Patients Assume Post-Op Opioids Are Best for Pain Relief
Updated Guidelines Released for Emergency Care of Children
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
ASN: Aggressive Control of BP, Lipids in T2DM May Up Kidney Risk
AAD Releases New Guidelines for the Tx of Cutaneous Melanoma
Opioid Use Often Persists in Workers' Compensation Claimants
Link Between Statins, Non-CVD Outcomes Lacks Evidence
Antibiotics, Acid Suppressants in Infancy May Up Obesity Risk
Pilot Studies May Shed Light on How to Treat Lymphedema
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors May Up Lung CA Risk
Health Officers Express Concerns About Vaccine Exemptions
Durvalumab Extends Survival in Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung CA
In Complicated UTI, Cefiderocol Noninferior to Imipenem-Cilastin
Prior-Season Vaccination Does Not Curb Flu Shot Effectiveness
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
High-Coverage Rollout of PReP Tied to Drop in HIV Diagnoses
Giving Patients Treatment Choice Improves PTSD Outcomes
Neither Haloperidol, Ziprasidone Shortens Delirium in ICU
Bill to Fight U.S. Opioid Crisis Signed Into Law
Open Surgery for Early Lung CA Tied to Long-Term Opioid Use
Algorithm-Defined Tx Duration Non-Inferior in Staph Bacteremia
Almost One in 10 Treated in Hospital for Non-Fatal Injury
FDA Approves First New Influenza Drug in 20 Years
High-Dose Flu Vaccine May Cut Hospitalization in Dialysis Patients
Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants
AGA Issues Guidelines for Opioid-Induced Constipation
A-Fib Patients With Cancer Less Likely to See Cardiologist
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Intensive SBP Tx Cuts Kidney Damage Biomarkers in Incident CKD
Chemoimmunotherapy Ups Survival in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
ACR: Ixekizumab Tops Placebo in Axial Spondyloarthritis
High Uptake, Acceptability of Rapid Fentanyl Test Strips
CDC: Vaccination Rates More Than 95 Percent for Kindergartners
Variability in Geographic Availability of New Antibiotics
Triple Combo Regimens May Address Cause of Cystic Fibrosis
Aspirin, Anticoagulants Similarly Prevent VTE After TKA
2014 to 2016 Saw 470 Percent Increase in HIV PrEP Use in U.S.
HPV Vaccination Not Tied to Risky Sexual Behavior in Teen Girls
Sharp Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy Rankings by 2040
WHO: Congo Ebola Outbreak Not a Global Emergency
CDC: Many Pregnant Women Not Receiving Immunizations
Limited Evidence for OTC Preps to Treat Nasal Symptoms of Colds
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Giving Flu Shots in Pharmacies Could Up Vaccination Coverage
Seven-Day Metronidazole Better for Trichomoniasis Tx in Women
Long-Term Benzodiazepines Do Not Up Mortality in COPD, PTSD
Dose Range of IV Ketamine for Adjunct Tx of Depression Tested
Gabapentin Beats Pregabalin for Chronic Sciatica
Well-Being of Young Adults on Kidney Replacement Tx Studied
Gastric Banding, Metformin Similar for Improving Glycemia
Clinical Trials Support Efficacy of Tretinoin Lotion for Tx of Acne
CHF in Pregnancy Up for Cancer Survivors With Cardiac Toxicity
β-Blockers in 1st Trimester Do Not Up Congenital Malformations
Number of Children Not Receiving Vaccines Slightly Increased
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
Cases Show Periodic Fasting May Cut Medication Use in T2DM
Cannabinoids Mildly Effective for Treating MS Symptoms in Adults
Active Pharmaceuticals ID'd in >700 Dietary Supplements
More Socioeconomic Challenges for Hispanic Women With HIV
Flu Vaccine Cuts Hospitalization Rates in Pregnant Women
Hormone Therapy Not Beneficial in Subclinical Hypothyroidism
Low-Dose Aspirin May Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk
Low Recurrence With Shortened IV Abx Course in GBS Bacteremia
Atrial Fibrillation Tied to Higher Dementia Risk in Older Adults
Trump to Sign Bills Lifting Drug Price 'Gag Orders' on Pharmacists
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
Halobetasol Propionate Lotion Shows Efficacy for Tx of Psoriasis
Duvelisib Promising for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, SLL
ADA, EASD Issue New Recommendations for T2DM
Lorcaserin Beneficial for Diabetes in Overweight, Obese
FDA Approves HPV Vaccine for People Through Age 45
Application of Blood Pressure Guidelines Ups Treatment
TYK2 Inhibitor Clears Psoriasis Over 12 Weeks
Acetaminophen Can Reduce Recurrence of Febrile Seizures
Risk of Opioid-Benzodiazepine Overlap Up for Dual Prescribing
FDA Approves Marketing of First User-Fitted Hearing Aid
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
Congress Passes Bill to Fight Opioid Crisis
More Than 14 Million Preteens Need to Receive HPV Vaccine
Lixisenatide Cuts Kidney Damage in T2DM and Coronary Syndrome
Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year
Price Hikes Noted in Small Subset of Generic Drugs
Opioid Use Down With 'Enhanced Recovery After Surgery' Program
Albiglutide Beats Placebo for Cardiovascular Events in T2DM
Opioid-Related Hospital Use Up in Elderly Adults
Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
Better Glycemic Control With Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery
Preventable Cardiovascular Events Are Big Economic Burden
For Employer-Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady
Voluntary Recall of Robaxin 750 mg Due to Dosage Misprint
Number of Health-Related Data Breaches Increasing
Ondansetron in Pregnancy Not Linked to Most Birth Defects
Telemedicine RTI Visits Shorter When Antibiotic Prescribed
Alternative Medicines May Aid in the Treatment of Psoriasis
WHO: 'Very High Risk' That Ebola Will Spread From Congo
FDA Approves New Treatment for Squamous Cell Carcinoma
FDA Approves New Drug for Antibiotic-Resistant Lung Disease
Risk of Venous Thromboembolism Recurrence High
Factors Associated With Phantom Odor Identified
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Intravitreal Triamcinolone Beats Periocular Tx for Macular Edema
Increased Cardiovascular Risk for Diclofenac Initiators
Pharmaceutical Executive Defends 400 Percent Price Hike
Nintedanib Plus Sildenafil No Better Than Nintedanib in IPF
Proton Pump Inhibitor Use Tied to Hip Fracture in Dialysis Patients
Opioid Bill Gets Bipartisan Support
80,000 Americans Died From Influenza Over Last Year
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Single Agent Treats Two Cancers With Same Genetic Cause
Newer Hormonal Contraception May Cut Ovarian Cancer Risk
Combo Therapy Not Needed If Low RA Disease Activity Achieved
Persistent Post-Op Opioid Use in Young Cancer Patients Explored
Lorcaserin Facilitates Weight Loss in Overweight, Obese
Initial Abx Feasible Alternative for Uncomplicated Appendicitis
Components of Pharmacist-Led Discharge Counseling Vary
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
High-Risk Anticholinergics Prescribed to 6 Percent of Elderly
Novel Immunotherapy May Up Survival in Melanoma Brain Mets
Total Diabetes at 14 Percent in U.S. Adults for 2013-2016
Net Benefit of Anticoagulants for A-Fib Varies With Stroke Rate
Simplifying Medicare Plan Finder Improves Plan Selection
Mortality for Unintentional Drug Poisonings Up Since 1979
Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses
Educational Disabilities More Likely With Neonatal Abstinence
Cannabinoid Trials Needed for Peds Neurologic Disorders
Study Provides Estimates of U.S. Prevalence of Type 1, 2 Diabetes
Statins Improve Long-Term Survival After AAA Repair
Cardiac Monitoring Needed for High-Risk Breast Cancer Patients
Hospitals Charge 479 Percent of Cost of Drugs on Average
Allopurinol Dose Escalation for Gout Doesn't Improve Mortality
No Clear Benefit for Rivaroxaban After Hospital Discharge
Patient-Directed IV Remifentanil Cuts Epidural Conversions
California Lawsuit Claims AbbVie Paid Doctors to Prescribe Humira
Opioid Deaths 1999 to 2015 May Be Dramatically Underestimated
Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically
HTN Tx Intensification Common Upon Discharge in U.S. Vets
Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent
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