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September 21, 2019
A recent literature review suggests a new clinical pathway for children presenting with headache in the emergency department. 
September 20, 2019
A link between a genetic risk score (GRS) related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) susceptibility and computed tomagraphy (CT) lung structure was found, indicating the possible use of lung structure data to determine COPD risk, according to a new study.
September 20, 2019
Psoriasis is known to be linked with metabolic syndrome, which is triggered by chronic inflammation and fosters obesity and dyslipidemia. A recent study looked at another chronic inflammatory skin disease, lichen planus, to better understand any associations with metabolic syndrome.
September 20, 2019
Novo Nordisk officials believe the new therapy will fufill an unmet need for patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity who need a GLP-1 receptor agonist but do not wish to use an injectable drug.
September 20, 2019
Vaping-related lung illnesses have risen to 530 cases; 2 invasive species of mosquitoes are spreading across California; US pays $3 million toward research on medicinal marijuana.
September 20, 2019
Coverage of our peer-reviewed research and news reporting in the healthcare and mainstream press.
September 20, 2019
This week, the top managed care stories included Purdue Pharma filing for bankruptcy; new data showing the number of people who get screened for HIV at least once falls far short of what CDC recommends; findings that most US hospital markets are now highly concentrated.
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.
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