Sleep Medication Used by 8.4 Percent of Adults in 2020
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 25, 2023 -- In 2020, 8.4 percent of adults took sleep medication in the last 30 days to help them fall or stay asleep, according to a January data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 25, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Placental Lesions ID'd on Prenatal MRI After SARS-CoV-2 Infection
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 25, 2023 -- Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection in pregnancy can lead to placental lesions, according to a study published online Jan. 20 in The Lancet Regional Health Europe. Patric Kienast, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 25, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Record 16.5 Million Americans Have Signed Up for Affordable Care Act
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 25, 2023 -- More than 3 million new people signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) this year, swelling enrollment numbers to a record 16.3 million Americans. " On the 10th anniversary of the ACA... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 25, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How A ‘Thanks Pfizer’ Covid Misinformation Meme Went Viral
Viral videos falsely claiming the Covid-19 vaccine causes convulsions have inspired widespread mockery and internet jokes. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 25, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Conor Murray, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Social Media /social-media Breaking breaking-news Trending Explainer Trending-Explainer Coronavirus Source Type: news

InnovationRx: Health System Quality; Plus, A Yearly Covid Vaccine
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Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 25, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Jennings, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science Venture Capital /venture-capital Coronavirus Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

Calling All Members Of Congress: Do You Know Your District's Health?
Today's unveiling of the Congressional District Health Dashboard offers policymakers a new and important resource. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 25, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anand Parekh, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Decision Maker Content decisionmaker Source Type: news

Engineering Cells For Medical Use: Learning The Language Cells Use To Communicate With One Another
The researchers from the University of California, San Francisco theoretically recompose the signaling domains of CAR T cells and explore possible impacts on cell-cell communication. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 25, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & Source Type: news

DMT - the potent psychedelic in Ayahuasca - treats depression after a SINGLE dose
Up to six in ten who received a single dose of DMT intravenously before therapy were declared depression-free three months later, in a clinical trial by Canada-based Small Pharma. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ignore the ‘superpower’ boasts
Big pharma is unhappy about the prices it is being paid in the UK – a state of affairs the rest of us might instinctively regard as welcome, as it suggests the NHS is still world class when it comes to negotiating terms for branded medicines. The UK spends about 9% of its healthcare budget on such…#nhs #abbvie #elililly #bayer #katebingham #svhealthinvestors #horizon #bingham #abpi #poland (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ignore the ‘superpower’ boasts – UK pharma looks superchallenged
NHS crisis, withdrawal of tax credits and exit from EU blamed for fall in UK share of R&D marketBig pharma is unhappy about the prices it is being paid in the UK – a state of affairs the rest of us might instinctively regard as welcome, as it suggests the NHS is still world class when it comes to negotiating terms for branded medicines. The UK spends about 9% of its healthcare budget on such medicines; other large European countries report mid-teen percent ages.One response would be to tell the wealthy companies to count their blessings – or be quiet until NHS nurses have had a proper pay settlement and the patient...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 25, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Nils Pratley Tags: Business Pharmaceuticals industry European Union Bayer Healthcare industry Research funding Biotechnology industry Medical research Education NHS Science Source Type: news

ICYMI: Cancer death rate continues to decline due to treatment advances
This report is the latest to document this progress. A growing body of evidence underscores the role of new medicines in recent accelerated declines in mortality across a range of cancers.One study found, between 2000 and 2016 alone, new cancer medicines were associated with nearly 1.3 million averted cancer deaths across the 15 most common tumor types. In particular, new cancer medicines were associated with nearly 130,000 prevented breast cancer deaths, nearly 400,000 prevented lung cancer deaths, and over 6500 melanoma deaths. While the ACS report highlights tremendous progress in the fight against cancer, it also ...
Source: The Catalyst - January 25, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Norawong Tags: Medicines in Development Cancer Drug Cost Equity Source Type: news

Restrictive, Liberal Fluid Strategies Yield Similar Outcomes for Sepsis-Induced Hypotension
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 25, 2023 -- A restrictive fluid strategy does not significantly improve mortality among patients with sepsis-induced hypotension, according to a study published online Jan. 21 in the New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 25, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Self-Stigma Linked to HbA1c in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 25, 2023 -- For adults with type 1 diabetes, there is a significant association between self-stigma and hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), according to a study published online Jan. 25 in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation. Shoko Hamano,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 25, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High-Dose Exercise No Better Than Low-Dose Exercise for Knee Osteoarthritis
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 25, 2023 -- For patients with knee osteoarthritis, high-dose exercise therapy is not superior to low-dose exercise therapy for most outcomes, according to a study published online Jan. 24 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Tom... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 25, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Buprenorphine Dispensing Low for Youth
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 25, 2023 -- Buprenorphine dispensing to youth is low and declined from 2015 to 2020, according to a study published online Jan. 24 in Pediatrics. Andrew Terranella, M.D., M.P.H., from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 25, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news