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August 09, 2018
Enrollment in high-deductible health plans with and without accompanying health savings accounts surged among working age adults, while use of traditional health plans decreased, the CDC reported Thursday.
 
August 09, 2018
Just one-third of respondents of the Migraine in America 2018 survey, conducted by Health Union, are aware of calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) inhibitors. Those who did know about the therapies had questions and concerns, such as cost, insurance coverage, and side effects.
August 09, 2018
Researchers from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, along with the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators Network (PALISI), recently published guidelines in Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology for the management of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy for children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
August 09, 2018
A month after Symtuza's approval, Janssen announced new switch data on the treatment and a second study supporting its use in a rapid initiation scenario.
August 09, 2018
A new, post-hoc study has reported that adalimumab, used as monotherapy, led to positive clinical, functional, and radiographic outcomes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) for up to 3 years in more than half of patients who reached low disease activity (LDA) following combination therapy.
August 09, 2018
Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, has claimed his Medicare-for-all plan will cut healthcare spending by $2 trillion, but fact checking shows that's unlikely; CVS' CEO defends its pharmacy benefit manager against claims rebates are driving up drug prices; researchers have found that immigrants have healthcare costs that are half to two-thirds of the costs of people born in the United States.
August 08, 2018
The FDA has approved several strengths of potassium chloride oral solutions as the first generic drugs to receive a Competitive Generic Therapy designation.
August 08, 2018
The lawsuit alleges that the pharmaceutical companies have conspired to fix, increase, stabilize, and/or maintain the price of a range of generic drugs, including antidepressants and beta-blockers.
August 08, 2018
Soy protein improved the tibia bones in female rats with poor levels of physical fitness, regardless of ovarian hormone status, according to a recent study, and researchers said the findings could have dietary implications for menopausal women.
August 08, 2018
Researchers investigating the factors associated with hospital mortality in patients requiring intensive care unit admission for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease found that patient age, requirement for invasive mechanical ventilation, and illness severity were associated with poor patient outcomes.
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