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March 18, 2019
While Alzheimer disease and other brain diseases are similar and cannot be stopped, it's important that families get the right diagnosis in order to get the best care and plan for the future; daily consumption of eggs has been found to slightly increase the risk of heart disease and early mortality; Maine Governor Janet Mills submitted a bill to allow abortions to be performed by medical professionals besides physicians.
March 16, 2019
Pain catastrophizing does not seem to be associated with chronic migraine in children, according to a recent study.
March 16, 2019
In a recent survey-based study, researchers analyzed the relationship between symptom burden and incidence of medical disability leave (MDL) among patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms, including myelofibrosis, polycythemia vera, and essential thrombocythemia.
March 15, 2019
Gay or bisexual men who participated in community groups were found have a higher awareness of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) than those who did not. PrEP has proven to be a successful preventive measure to decrease the spread of HIV.
March 15, 2019
The March issue of The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) featured research on immuno-oncology costs and Medicare Annual Wellness Visits in addition to studies on the issue’s theme of Medicaid. Here are 5 findings from research published in the issue.
March 15, 2019
This week, the top managed care news included the 2020 budget plan proposing a mix of healthcare spending cuts and increases; the FDA approving the first immunotherapy regimen for breast cancer; and researchers uncovering how sodium glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors work.
March 15, 2019
Coverage of our peer-reviewed research and news reporting in the healthcare and mainstream press.
March 15, 2019
Based on dehydroepiandrosterone and growth hormone levels, researchers have determined that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is associated with increased biological age.
March 15, 2019
Between 2000 and 2007, mortality due to dementia more than doubled; the FDA has granted fast-track designation for an opioid antidote from Purdue Pharma, the pharmaceutical company accused of aggressively marketing OxyContin; physicians say prior authorization is interfering with continuity of care.
March 14, 2019
The European Headache Federation (EHF) recently sought to create an expert- and evidence-based guideline for the treatment of migraine with monoclonal antibodies that target the calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP). However, in reviewing available research, the EHF found that there was not enough evidence to provide a guideline based on the Grading of Recommendation, Assessment, Development, and Evaluation approach.
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