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August 20, 2018
CMS is giving $8.6 million to 30 states and the District of Columbia to help insurance departments stabilize their health insurance markets and implement and plan for consumer protections and market reforms called for under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
August 20, 2018
Benralizumab, an interleukin-5 (IL-5) antagonist used to treat severe asthma, does not weaken antibody response of influenza vaccinations, according to results of a recent study.
August 20, 2018
A coalition of diverse interest groups—payers, unions, and business groups—wrote Senate leaders Monday to express their opposition to the inclusion of “pay for” legislation regarding end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in an opioid bill passed in June by the House of Representatives.
 
August 20, 2018
Long-term exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) during childhood increases the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) death in adulthood, according to a new study.
August 20, 2018
Patients with type 2 diabetes and moderate renal impairment who took oral semaglutide in a phase 3a trial reported a larger reduction in glycated hemoglobin and more weight loss than patients taking placebo.
August 20, 2018
A Dartmouth College investigation has concluded that H. Gilbert Welch, MD, MPH, a prominent healthcare policy researcher, committed research misconduct in connection with a breast cancer paper published in The New England Journal of Medicine in 2016; a Boston University endocrinologist, Michael Holick, MD, who had a crucial role in drafting national vitamin D guidelines, has benefitted from the industry in the amount of hundreds of thousands of dollars; 24 states have passed 37 bills this year to curb rising prescription drug costs as bipartisan efforts are forcing pharmaceutical companies to disclose and justify price increases. 
August 20, 2018
Despite patients with migraine being younger and having fewer indicators for predicting readmission, they had an increased risk of 30-day hospital readmission due to pain.
August 19, 2018
Pentraxin-3 is known to promote the transition of monocytes to fibrocytes, though little is known about its role in myelofibrosis.
August 18, 2018
The rate of disease progression in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be associated with a poor prognosis in patients.
August 17, 2018
A recent study discovered more about the immunological mechanisms correlated with lung inflammation in some severe asthma patients, raising possibilities it may serve as a baseline for future research and drug development.
 
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