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Pelvic Floor Disorders (PFDs) affect tens of millions of women in the US alone, yet both provider and patient awareness remains low.
In addition to risk for liver damage, people with hepatitis C may also have an increased risk of heart disease, according to a new Johns Hopkins study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases.
Close to 1 million new consumers selected a plan through because they qualified for a special enrollment period, according to a report from CMS.
CVS stunned the healthcare community this week with the announcement that it will wait for the FDA to approve a second PCSK9 inhibitor before it negotiates prices and there has been renewed attention on the need for enforcement of the federal parity law for mental health.
Semaglutide is currently available as an injectible only, but the company is working on a once-daily pill form.
A multicollaborative study conducted for the National Cancer Institute has resulted in a tool called the Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (PRO-CTCAE). PRO-CTCAE can help integrate the patient perspective into adverse event reporting.
More signed up under Medicaid expansion than expected, but use of technology and management tools have kept costs $2 billion below estimates.
A prominent neuroscientist has developed the Quick Dementia Rating System to reliably, and quickly, identify patients suffering from dementia.