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Concerns Linger Over Medicaid Caregiver Check-In Mandate

Disability advocates are pushing for clearer privacy protections as states use a one-year extension to comply with a Medicaid requirement that... Read more »

Blood Pressure Patch

A blood pressure test is the only way to detect hypertension. The usual method is with a blood pressure cuff on... Read more »

Metabolic Syndrome: A Growing Problem

Metabolic syndrome is a diagnosis given to patients with at least 3 of these characteristics: hypertension (systolic >130 mmHg, diastolic >85... Read more »

Alzheimer’s: How Does Tau Disrupt Brain Cells?

Scientists have found a previously unknown mechanism in which the protein tau, which is implicated in Alzheimer’s disease, damages brain cells... Read more »

FDA Launches Major Push for New Antimicrobials

The critical need for new medicines to combat infectious diseases that fail to respond to current medical treatment is prompting FDA to... Read more »

FDA Approves New Drug for Treatment of Seizures Associated with Dravet Syndrome

Officials with the FDA approved have approved stiripentol (Diacomit) for the treatment of seizures associated with Dravet syndrome, a rare form... Read more »

Medically Underserved Population Bill

A bill has been created and released that would grant MUP (Medically Underserved Population) status to individuals with intellectual and developmental... Read more »

Smart Inhalers

Inhaled corticosteroids and bronchodilators are the cornerstone treatments for asthma. The first medication helps control inflammation while the second provides immediate... Read more »

Older Adults on PPIs at Higher Risk of Pneumonia, Study Finds

A study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that long-term use of proton pump inhibitors was associated with... Read more »

New Warning About Benzodiazepine Use and Dementia Risk

Yet another study has linked benzodiazepine use to an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Even though the association between benzodiazepine... Read more »