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Longer Survival for Midostaurin + Chemotherapy in AML With FLT3

June 26, 2017. 12:00 PM EST. Prolonged overall, event-free survival for patients with acute myeloid leukemia, FLT3 mutation Read article


Primary Care Pharmacy Model Attractive to Patients

June 23, 2017 Most payer reimbursement decision-makers indicate their organization would reimburse this model

Drug, Herb Interactions Frequent for Cancer Patients

June 23, 2017 Concomitant use of two or more drugs independently linked to high risk of clinically significant DDI

Opioid Rx Too Often Given to Back Pain Patients With Depression

June 22, 2017 Researchers find these patients are also more likely to get higher doses of opioids

1991-2014 Saw Minimal Change in Health Spending Per State

June 22, 2017 Recession and recovery, implementation of health reform impacted health care coverage

Isotretinoin May Impair Wound Healing After Tattoo

June 22, 2017 Case report describes 19-year-old woman who had unsatisfactory aesthetic result from tattooing

Nearly 60 Percent With Conjunctivitis Fill Antibiotic Rx

June 22, 2017 Blacks and Latinos less likely to fill prescriptions; higher-income, educated patients more likely to fill rx

Valproic Acid Concentration Drops With Ketogenic Diet

June 22, 2017 Changes in serum concentrations of other anti-epileptic drugs not found to be significant

Sharp Rise Among Women for Opioid-Related Hospitalizations

June 21, 2017 U.S. cases rose 75 percent for females versus 55 percent for males over a decade, researchers say

Nivolumab Doesn’t Up PFS in Stage IV or Recurrent NSCLC

June 21, 2017 Findings in patients with previously untreated disease with PD-L1 expression level of ≥5 percent

Early Loop Diuretic Tx Tied to Lower Mortality in Heart Failure

June 21, 2017 Early-treatment group had significantly lower in-hospital mortality even after adjustment

Strategies Compared for Cancer Medication Submission Lags

June 21, 2017 Shorter submission lag for global trial, early-initiation bridging strategy vs late-initiation strategy

HCC Drops Beyond Five Years of Entecavir/Tenofovir Tx for Hep B

June 21, 2017 Older age, lower platelets at baseline and year five, liver stiffness ≥12 kPa linked to HCC development

Causes of Serious Adverse Events in Nursing Homes Identified

June 21, 2017 Most serious adverse events caused by medication errors, falls, delayed or inappropriate intervention

More Americans Using High-Doses of Vitamin D Supplementation

June 20, 2017 Study finds more people are taking doses higher than recommended daily allowance

Guidelines Address Peri-Op Care in Rheumatic Disease

June 20, 2017 Guidelines address use of antirheumatic drugs for adults with RA, SpA, JIA, SLE undergoing THA/TKA