has provided guidance to healthcare facilities and providers looking to use certain drugs beyond their labeled “in-use times” due to supply issues related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Genomically-confirmed assessments of the risk for CDI found that asymptomatic carriers serve as viral reservoirs in clinical settings.
During the COVID-19 pandemic period, there was a significant decline in newly identified U.S. patients with six common types of cancer.
More than 40 percent of nurses on the front lines during the pandemic may be experiencing burnout.
The FDA noted that it could not approve the BLA due to concerns regarding “the impact of patch-site adhesion on efficacy and indicated the need for patch modifications, and subsequently a new human factor study.”
The effectiveness of using an educational video and booklet to improve patients’ expectations of cure from palliative chemotherapy was investigated in this study.
Cost-related prescription nonadherence is highest among younger U.S. women compared with individuals living in 10 other high-income countries.
Telephone visits may reach more patients, but 20 percent of older adults not ready for telephone visits
Symptom-based screening alone is not sufficient to contain a COVID-19 outbreak on college campuses.
Many of the first COVID-19 cases reported from affected countries outside of mainland China involved recent travel to affected countries.
Researchers assert that PAs will play a key role in expanding access to colonoscopies for patients as a result of their comparable performance with attending physicians.
In individuals with prediabetes, 12 weeks of cinnamon supplementation improved fasting plasma glucose and glucose tolerance.
Excessive drinking was responsible for an average of 255 deaths per day in the United States during 2011 to 2015.
A large proportion of studies on COVID-19 have a low level of evidence.
School closures in the United States were temporally associated with decreased COVID-19 incidence and mortality.
Even among persons with milder outpatient illness, COVID-19 can result in prolonged illness.
Factors linked to structural racism and social determinants of health are associated with an increased risk for COVID-19 in Latino communities.
A review of all safety-related labeling changes for FDA-approved vaccines during a 20-year period shows vaccines are largely safe, and many of the safety issues are identified through postmarketing surveillance.
A team of investigators assessed the impact of anxiety and mood disorders on treatment with anti-tumor necrosis factor agents in individuals with inflammatory bowel disease.
Significant improvements in both clinical symptoms (ie, abdominal pain, general well-being, nausea, diarrhea, and decreased appetite) as well as QoL scores were observed with cannabinoids.