Medications

OVI and prescription drugs – Wilmington News Journal

Many people take prescription drugs every day: According to a Georgetown University study, more than 131 million people, or two in three adults in the United States. Approximately 200,000 people in Ohio are registered as patients under the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program. Far more people than that consume marijuana …

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Balancing bipolar drugs and their side effects

Bipolar disorder, in which people may experience acute mood episodes, is primarily treated with medication. Manic episodes may be more severe in bipolar 2 disorder and less severe, or hypomanic, in bipolar 1 disorder. Supportive therapies can also help significantly. These include: talk therapy welfare lifestyle strategies There are two …

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CareDx to acquire Transplant Hero drug management app

What you should know: – CareDx, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDNA), a leading precision medicine company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of clinically differentiated, high-value healthcare solutions for transplant patients and caregivers, today announced it has acquired Transplant Hero LLC, a New York-based provider of a mobile application addressing the …

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What is mermaid syndrome?

Mermaid syndrome, or sirenomelia, is a collection of genetic abnormalities that cause a baby to be born with fused limbs, which can look like a mermaid’s tail. The condition is very rare, with only 300 reports of this condition occurring in the world and is often fatal. Mermaid syndrome is …

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HIV epidemic: 40 years later

On June 5, the United States and the rest of the world marked a dark milestone: the 40th anniversary of the HIV epidemic. While the virus has claimed the lives of around 35 million people over the past 40 years, an end may be in sight as biopharmaceutical researchers continue …

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Parkinsonism: types, causes and more

Many of us are familiar with Parkinson’s disease, but the term parkinsonism may not be so familiar. Parkinsonism is a term for a group of neurological disorders that cause difficulty in movement. Some of the defining symptoms of parkinsonism include: Parkinson’s disease is the most common type of parkinsonism. It’s …

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DiRECT analysis supports antihypertensive withdrawal before a very low calorie diet

medwireNews: Blood pressure (BP) drops dramatically when people with type 2 diabetes follow a low-calorie diet, and stopping antihypertensive drugs immediately has few harmful effects, according to DiRECT investigators. “The withdrawal of antihypertensive drugs was initially a concern for some general practitioners [general practitioners] in practices participating in DiRECT, do …

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10 of the best CBD oils for diabetes

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a natural compound that comes from the Cannabis sativa plant. It can help treat diabetes. However, using CBD products can come with risks, and CBD may not be suitable for people with certain health conditions or those who are pregnant or breastfeeding. There is currently no cure …

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Global Hair Loss Drugs Market 2021 Overview by Industry Size, Key Trends, Drivers, Growth and Forecast to 2026 – KSU

The latest credible market research on Global Hair Loss Drugs Market Growth 2020-2025 highlights an in-depth analysis of the world market situation, giving several advantages and improving absorption adoption among several industrial users. The report provides a market overview, study objectives, product definition, and market concentration. The report is surprisingly …

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What is the difference? – Forbes Health

Teletherapy and Telepsychiatry are telemental health services that use videophone (like Zoom), phone calls, or other messaging systems to facilitate communication between mental health professionals and their patients. Several studies suggest that partnering with a knowledgeable and trained mental health professional can almost provide an equally satisfying outcome for in-person …

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Investigators ask for more information on Delia Young

To stay up to date with the latest local news, subscribe to our TV20 newsletter HERE and get news straight to your email every morning. GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) – Nine days have passed since 13-year-old Delia Young went missing and investigators from the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office are urging people …

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Health leaders say lack of communication between prescribers, pharmacists is the biggest problem in drug management

One in four respondents – including healthcare providers, hospital / healthcare system executives, payers, advocacy groups and academics – said the biggest problem was professional silos that prevent care integrated patient-centered. When asked what is the biggest problem in drug management in particular, most chose the lack of communication between …

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COVID-19 scan for May 24, 2021

Age and health issues linked to severity of COVID in pregnant women Increased age and underlying medical conditions were associated with a greater likelihood of more serious COVID-19 infections in pregnant women, according to a study late last week in Clinical infectious diseases. Researchers used the Mothers and Babies Emerging …

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What they do, their uses, side effects, etc.

An albuterol nebulizer relieves muscle tightness in the airways to help a person breathe more easily. The nebulizer turns the liquid medicine into a mist, helping it reach the lungs faster. In general, nebulizers are a good way for people to give medicine to children, as all they have to …

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Are COVID-19 Drugs Safe During Pregnancy?

Most of the drugs tested today in clinical trials for the treatment of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have been reused from other indications. These are usually not tested in pregnant women. A new study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, summarizes what is known about the safety of these drugs …

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Neonatal seizures: when should treatment stop?

Keeping newborns on antiepileptic therapy after stopping acute neonatal seizures did not change developmental outcomes or prevent epilepsy, a comparative efficacy study showed. No difference was observed in functional neurodevelopment at 24 months of age in children whose anticonvulsant therapy was discontinued versus maintenance after resolution of acute symptomatic neonatal …

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A new medicine gave my daughter her mornings back

Recently, I wrote about our family’s periodic need to assess the medication protocol. It helps us understand what works and what doesn’t. I am the babysitter of our 16 year old daughter, Grace, who has Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS). It is important that I contact her to determine what medications …

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Lung Disease Drugs Tackle Side Effects of Mesothelioma

Posted on May 24, 2021 Patients diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma face frightening and life-threatening symptoms, as well as others that affect their quality of life. The combination of the two creates a level of misery that leads to depression and, for some, withdrawal. A doctor from the UK came …

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