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Deprescribe BZRAs In Younger Adults As "Weak" For Adverse Effects

According to a new study, researchers evaluated a new clinical practice guideline focuses on helping clinicians to safely deprescribe benzodiazepine receptor agonists (BZRAs), including benzodiazepines, zopiclone, and zolpidem, in adult patients. The guideline's recommendations are based on data from key BZRA deprescribing trials for insomnia, as well as on the analysis of reviews of BZRA harms, patient preferences, and resource implications.

Organ Transplantation Is A Last Treatment For Facing Any Diseases

According to the  U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Organ transplantation is often a last treatment available to many patients facing end-stage diseases. More than 125,000 patients are currently on the wait list for an organ transplant, based on currently practiced approaches of accepting organs, the availability remains limited. Consequently, the health of these patients deteriorates and UNOS estimates that, on average, 20 people die each day while waiting for a transplant. The study was published in The New England Journal of Medicine.

Combating Antimicrobial Resistance with Solar Energy

As Nepal commemorates the third anniversary of the two devastating earthquakes, our country still struggles to bounce back. While there is much that remains to be addressed—from rebuilding to restoring basic services— the lack of reliable electricity is causing many hardships. This includes threatening the prevention and treatment of an increasing number of drug-resistant infections known as antimicrobial resistance (AMR).