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March 21, 2019
If approved the oral form of semaglutide would be the first pill in the GLP-1 receptor agonist class. 
March 20, 2019
The findings show that patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma who had continuous systemic treatment had average monthly emergency department costs that were $100 lower than those with interrupted treatment.
March 20, 2019
Patients with high-risk breast cancer who receive a 21-gene assay genomic test may be able to avoid chemotherapy and ultimately save a significant amount of money.
March 20, 2019
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) had lower medication adherence when taking 3 inhalers compared with 2, suggesting that reducing the number of inhalers for these patients may improve adherence.
March 20, 2019
The majority of new HIV infections have been found to be transmitted by individuals who are unaware that they have HIV or by those who know they have HIV but are not receiving treatment to suppress their infection.
March 20, 2019
The FDA has approved the first drug specifically developed to treat postpartum depression; a new study links frequent and high-potency marijuana use to psychosis; and the Mississippi Senate has passed its heartbeat abortion ban.
March 19, 2019
America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) and 16 other organizations sent recommendations to Congress this week that they said will protect Americans from surprise medical bills.
March 19, 2019
In the United States, nearly 50 million Americans suffer from migraine, the majority of whom are between 25 to 55 years of age. The costs of treating this large population have been estimated to be $22 billion annually. A new report, published by the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, found that direct healthcare costs for patients with migraine were estimated at $2571 higher than those for similar patients who don’t experience migraine.
March 19, 2019
Symptoms of dyspnea in a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which were caused by pulmonary hyperinflation, were improved by endobronchial valve treatment.
March 19, 2019
Ohio has received approval from CMS for its Medicaid work requirements; healthcare data breaches in February compromised data from more than 2 million people; a CDC report found 3 ways that patients try to lower their drug costs.
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