Kindness is Good Business When It Comes to Patients with Chronic Conditions

May 26, 2023 at 02:37 pm by Staff

  By Shane Reeves, PharmD, CEO TwelveStone Health Partners   In difficult and trying times, humanity finds common ground with one anecdote: Kindness. Whether it i.... Read More

A Striking Gap Between Deaths of Black and White Babies Plagues the South

May 22, 2023 at 10:23 pm by Staff

  By Lauren Sausser, KFF Health News   Years before the Bamberg County Hospital closed in 2012, and the next-closest hospital in neighboring Barnwell s.... Read More

New view of mutations informs disease risk, treatment response

May 19, 2023 at 11:59 pm by Staff

by Bill Snyder A transcontinental research effort led by scientists from Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the University of Michigan has upended some long-standing as.... Read More

Study Reveals Staggering Toll of Being Black in America: 1.6M Excess Deaths Over 22 Years

May 16, 2023 at 11:37 am by Staff

  By Liz Szabo, KFF Health News    Research has long shown that Black people live sicker lives and die younger than white people. Now a new study, publ.... Read More

Study: Palliative Care Provided at Point of Oncology Surgery Does Not Improve Patient Outcomes

May 16, 2023 at 12:27 am by Staff

  One of the most important advances in palliative care in oncology over the past 15 years has been the recognition that palliative care specialists can improve cancer p.... Read More

Caldolor® Now FDA Approved for Treatment of Fever & Pain in Infants

May 15, 2023 at 04:35 pm by Staff

    Caldolor® is the only injectable non-opioid approved for treating pain in infants   NASHVILLE – Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NAS.... Read More

FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Agitation Symptoms Associated with Dementia due to Alzheimer’s Disease

May 15, 2023 at 01:23 am by Staff

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is announcing the supplemental approval of Rexulti (brexpiprazole) oral tablets for the treatment of agitation associated with.... Read More

Genomic analysis of SCLC tumors reveals subtypes, offers cues toward personalized treatments

May 15, 2023 at 01:18 am by Staff

by Tom Wilemon The largest genomic analysis ever conducted of small cell lung cancer tumors (SCLC) has identified genetic subtypes and provided insights into the mechanisms o.... Read More

Procedure uses patient’s own growth to treat scoliosis

May 15, 2023 at 12:37 am by Staff

by Jessica Pasley Each year, nearly 200 patients receive surgical treatment for scoliosis, or a curvature of the spine, at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vand.... Read More

Diabetes Drugs Associated with Fewer Adverse Cardiac Events in Older Veterans: Study

May 09, 2023 at 11:56 am by Staff

  GLP1 receptor agonists — a class of diabetes medications — are associated with fewer major adverse cardiovascular events than another type of diabetes drug.... Read More