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September 19, 2019
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled her plan to lower drug prices by giving the government the ability to negotiate prices for up to 250 of the costliest drugs, including insulin; slapping pharmaceutical companies with penalties if they refuse to negotiate; and seeking Medicare rebates from drug makers if they raise prices beyond inflation.
September 19, 2019
Research on associations between the female hormonal life course and type 2 diabetes was shared at the 55th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes 2019 in Barcelona, Spain.
September 19, 2019
The researchers of the study argue that emergency departments (EDs) should not just be leveraged to diagnose HIV; they must also be proactive and initiate treatment, as well as facilitate follow-up case management and linkage to care outside of the ED.
September 19, 2019
More women and their children are surviving today than ever before; the FDA has been quietly pressuring several companies to stop offering patients genetic test results that indicate how their genes may react to certain drugs; there has been an uptick in the number of US illnesses and deaths resulting from a rare mosquito-borne virus.
September 19, 2019
Terazosin, a drug used to treat enlarged prostate, may also be able to slow the progression of Parkinson disease.
September 18, 2019
Individuals with HIV are often susceptible to opportunistic pulmonary infections, but the lung lesions resulting from these infections can be mistaken for lung cancer, according to a new study that aimed to characterize features of OPIs versus tumors in patients with HIV.
September 18, 2019
Patients with polycythemia vera and essential thrombocythemia may be able to reduce their symptoms through a low-cost drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a new study in British Journal of Haematology.
September 18, 2019
Tennessee has unveiled its proposal to turn the state's Medicaid program into a block grant; the number of abortions across the country have dropped to the lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide; New York has temporaily banned the sale of e-cigarettes and nicotine e-liquids.
September 17, 2019
Acute myeloid leukemia is the most common acute adult cancer diagnosed in the United States; 61,000 Americans are living with this disease and more than 10,000 will die of it this year.
September 17, 2019
The importance of sleep is magnified for patients with Alzheimer disease (AD), who commonly experience sleep disturbances due to changes in their neurotransmitter systems. However, the impact of AD and other dementias on sleep is also seen among caregivers of patients with dementia.
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