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January 16, 2019
It's time for doctors and healthcare systems to act on climate change, said a pair of articles in The New England Journal of Medicine, before public health consequences become too dire. 
January 16, 2019
There is a lack in correlation between circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) and bone marrow for minimal residual disease (MRD) by next generation sequencing (NGS) using immunoglobulin genes in patients with multiple myeloma, according to results of a recent study.
January 16, 2019
Researchers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases reviewed clinical trials and cohort studies validating the concept that people living with HIV who have achieved viral suppression can not sexually transmit HIV.
January 16, 2019
Hundreds of furloughed FDA employees are resuming work on some food and drug inspections during the shutdown; Walmart is leaving CVS Caremark's pharmacy benefit management (PBM) networks over a pricing dispute; and this year's flu season is shaping up to be more mild than last year's.
January 15, 2019
Price information about biologics, diabetes, and cancer drugs are among the dozen that the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, led by Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, D-Maryland, is probing.
January 15, 2019
Keeping patients with diabetes motivated is the most challenging part of exercise, the authors say, as they call for psychologists and counselors to be part of the care team.
January 15, 2019
The pharmaceutical industry is looking for answers as the government shutdown, if it lasts longer, could threaten decisions on highly anticipated new drugs; a federal judge in Philadelphia issued a nationwide injunction that prevents the Trump administration from blocking women’s access to free birth control guaranteed under the Affordable Care Act; providers are trying to strike a balance between informing their patients about the Trump administration’s proposed “public charge” rule while not causing undue concern about their immigration status.
January 14, 2019
Providing healthcare professionals with up-to-date guidance for the use of preventive and acute treatments for migraine, the American Headache Society has published a consensus statement outlining indications for initiating, continuing, combining, and switching the treatments.
 
January 14, 2019
An analysis of HHS’ proposed Medicare Part B drug pricing reform effort finds mixed results, and an accompanying editorial urges the department to proceed carefully.
January 14, 2019
Researchers said they found a previously unreported pathogenic entity that links chronic inflammation and tissue destruction in the lungs of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
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