Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Report finds 47.2 million doses lost due to health care worker misuse and theft in 2018
The prevalence of allergic diseases such as asthma, allergic rhinitis, food allergy and atopic dermatitis has increased dramatically in recent decades. Conventional therapies for allergy can induce undesirable effects and hence patients tend to seek for natural compounds as alternative medicine. Considering the fact above, there is an urgency to discover potential medicinal plants as future candidates in the development of novel anti-allergic therapeutic agents. Lamiaceae family, the mint family, is a diverse plant family which encompasses more than 7000 species and with a cosmopolitan distribution. A number of species fro...
Social, behavioral factors account for greater portion of premature mortality than does health care
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Nationally, about $ 4.6 billion in costs are related to physician turnover, reduced clinical hours
Patients say note reading helps them understand why meds are prescribed, makes them feel in control
RAND researchers recommend private insurers move toward fixed - price arrangements
Statement by Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and Maureen M. Goodenow, Ph.D., NIH Associate Director for AIDS Research and Director, Office of AIDS Research
While coexistence of neuromeningeal cryptococcosis and Kaposi's sarcoma is not unusual in HIV infection with a low CD4 count, this case demonstrates that it can occur even with a high CD4 count.Journal of Medical Case Reports
For the past few months, NIGMS has been reviewing its HIV/AIDS grant portfolio. As the HIV/AIDS field has matured and the necessary research directions have become clearer, the HIV/AIDS-related grants we’ve supported have, appropriately, become more narrowly focused. Because of this, and after close consultation with leadership at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), we’ve concluded that it’s in the best interest of the research to transition NIGMS’ HIV/AIDS portfolio to NIAID to allow improved scientific coordination, prioritization, and efficiency of management. ...
How might improvements along the HIV continuum, especially scaling up HIV preexposure prophylaxis, reduce racial disparities in HIV incidence?American Journal of Epidemiology
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