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Biosimilars

Biosimilars: British Columbia Switches Patients to Biosimilars

Biosimilars; The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, saving an estimated C$96.6 million ($71.9 million)over three years. The new policy from the province’s PharmaCare program targets Johnson & Johnson’s Remicade and…

Ayushman Bharat Effect On Healthcare Sector

Ayushman Bharat Effect On Healthcare Sector

Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Scheme is one of the most ambitious welfare schemes launched by the Narendra Modi government. In fact, to make it a successful scheme, the Modi government has devoted a separate AYUSH Ministry. But, to cater to the 50 crore households falling under the beneficiary list of the scheme; the healthcare…

Immune hematology

Allergy and Immunology Reduce Need for Specialist Visits

The study find that the allergy and immunology can simplify the process of providing the most appropriate care, often reducing the need for in-person specialist visits. Therefore The paper; which has been published online in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice; but reports on the first two years of the MGH program…

Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial Sweeteners Are Putting Children’s At Risk

Artificial Sweeteners; Originally synthesized in 1879 by Ira Remsen and Constantin Fahlberg, saccharin was the first artificial sweetener discovered. Fast forward to today and the artificial sweetener industry is booming with annual revenues exceeding $2 billion and numerous artificial sweeteners on the market in both food and drink products. Around 40 percent of adults and…

Heart Failure Patients

Heart Failure Least Likely To Follow Treatment Recommendations

Heart Failure; Less than 10% of heart failure patients comply with advice on salt and fluid restrictions, daily weighing, and physical activity, reports a study presented today at Heart Failure 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Loneliness is the most important predictor of whether patients adopt the advice or not,”…

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Health Threat At Every Age

Health Threat Of STI At Every Age

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections that pass from one person to another through sexual contact; STDs are usually causing by viruses or bacteria; and can be spread from person to person through any type of sexual contact that involves the skin; body fluids, the mouth, the genitals and/or the rectum. The sexually transmitted diseases,…

Biomarkers Resulting Detection For Cardiovascular Risk

Biomarkers Resulting Detection For Cardiovascular Risk

Biomarkers resulting detection for cardiovascular risk in patients with juvenile onset systemic lupus erythematosus; by identifying ApoB:A1 ratio and metabolomic lipoprotein signatures as potential biomarkers in the body tests. However, by unbiased hierarchical clustering stratified patients by metabolomic profile and revealing 3 distinct groups. Groups 1 and 2  were identifying as high and low cardiovascular…

Dentistry

Dentistry Prompting Patients To Skip The Trip To Orthodontist

Dentistry; As direct to consumer marketing becomes pervasive, there’s a growing trend of Do-It-Yourself or DIY dentistry prompting patients to skip the trip to the orthodontist in favor of at-home impression kits and the ability to order low-cost tooth aligners online. While the companies may promise an easier way to seek a straighter smile, is…

Geriatrics

Perception of ‘Old’ Changes as You Age

The study find that the perception of old age is inextricably linked to my grandmother. When they was a kid; they think this 65-year-old, white-haired woman whose entire body wobbled when she walk was very old. Now that  66, my personal perception or perhaps; misperception  of old age has changed. Researches  suspect I’ve got lots…

Alcohol Outlet Density And Advertising Contribute Adolescent Drinking

Alcohol Outlet Density And Advertising Contribute Adolescent Drinking

Research conducting on the systematic community mapping and participatory group activities with 177 adolescents to explore alcohol outlet density and advertising may contribute to adolescent drinking; the high density of alcohol selling venues in the areas study investigating makes alcohol readily available to youth. But he volume of alcohol advertising that youth encounter in Tanzania; is…

Suicide Attempts

Suicide Attempts Carry Increased Genetic Liability For Depression

Suicide Attempts; The largest genome wide association study (GWAS) to date on suicide attempt reveals that genetic liability to depression increases an individual’s risk for suicide attempt regardless of the psychiatric disorder they are affected by, according to the work led by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and published June…

Gastroenterology

Colorectal Cancer Subtypes Lead to Improved Treatment

The researches find that the Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., expected to cause about 51,000 deaths in 2019. But until now; it was unclear which drugs were most effective for which patients. Cancer Center found that identifying a metastatic colorectal cancer patient’s Consensus Molecular Sub type (CMS);…