States promise appeal after ACA ruled unconstitutional

December 17, 2018
Leaders from several states vowed appeals to stave off the consequences to health care after a district judge from Texas ruled that when Congress…
Feature

How US-Canada-Mexico trade deal could impact drug prices, research

December 11, 2018
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement keeps drug prices high but could potentially spur new research opportunities, a pharmaceutical expert told…
In the JournalsPerspective

Wheat oral immunotherapy helps young patients with wheat allergy

December 7, 2018
Low-dose vital wheat gluten oral immunotherapy induced desensitization after 1 year of treatment in patients with wheat allergy, according to…
Meeting News

Fasenra reduces rescue medication use in asthma

December 6, 2018
Fasenra reduced daily rescue medication use by day 3 in patients with severe, uncontrolled asthma with eosinophilic inflammation, according to…
In the Journals

Lanadelumab effective against hereditary angioedema attacks

December 5, 2018
Subcutaneous lanadelumab, a monoclonal antibody drug, for 26 weeks significantly reduces attack rates of hereditary angioedema, according to data…

Few PCPs ‘proficient’ in early peanut introduction

December 4, 2018
Only 12% of primary care physicians surveyed correctly answered all the questions regarding early peanut introduction, according to findings…
In the JournalsPerspective

AMA: Only 15% of physicians practice telemedicine

December 4, 2018
Only 15.4% of physicians worked in practices that utilized telemedicine for patient interactions, such as diagnosing or treating patients, managing…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Emphasizing, reassessing epinephrine use improves outcomes

November 30, 2018
A clinical pathway that emphasized early epinephrine use and reassessed its use before IV placement improved outcomes in pediatric patients with…
Meeting News

Many patients develop food allergy in adulthood, yet often go undiagnosed

November 28, 2018
About a quarter of individuals develop a food allergy after the age of 18 years, but are not frequently diagnosed by physicians, according to…
In the Journals

ACP issues guidance for physician-patient partnership in health care

November 27, 2018
Actively partnering with patients and families in care improves health outcomes, but may be challenging to implement; therefore, ACP offered four…
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Trump’s latest drug pricing plan may offer benefits to patients, but faces obstacles

November 26, 2018
The Trump administration’s latest effort to reduce drug prices met with generally positive reviews from policy analysts, who also noted the…
Meeting News

Viaskin Peanut reduces sensitivity in majority of young patients with peanut allergy

November 26, 2018
More than half of the young patients with peanut allergy treated with 250 µg of Viaskin Peanut tolerated an increased eliciting dose of peanut…
In the Journals

Legacy prescribing appears common in primary care

November 21, 2018
Legacy prescribing — prescribing drugs past their usual effective or recommended period — seemed prevalent in primary care, according to…
Meeting News

More than 50% of US infants have cow's milk allergy

November 21, 2018
An updated estimate showed that more than half of children aged 1 year and younger in the United States are allergic to cow’s milk. The…
FDA News

FDA issues alert regarding Pharm D Solutions products

November 20, 2018
The FDA announced today, that due to a lack of sterility assurance, it is alerting health care professionals and patients not to use drug products…
Meeting News

Majority of asthma actuations considered poor

November 20, 2018
The majority of actuations in patients with asthma were poor, regardless of whether or not the patient used either a rescue or a controller metered…
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VIDEO: Thorough consideration of history essential in food allergy diagnosis

November 20, 2018
NEW YORK — Food allergies can be difficult to determine in pediatric patients — a topic addressed at the annual Infectious Diseases in
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VIDEO: Atopic dermatitis extends beyond allergy, dermatology care

November 19, 2018
At the annual Infectious Diseases in Children Symposium, Lawrence Eichenfield, MD, chief of pediatric and adolescent dermatology at Rady…
Meeting News

AR101 provides tolerance to peanut over time

November 19, 2018
Young patients with peanut allergy who received the immunotherapy treatment AR101 became tolerant to peanut over time, protecting themselves from…
FDA News

FDA seeks to remove dogs from some clinical trials

November 16, 2018
The FDA outlined details of a study today that it said might allow animal drug developers to conduct certain types of research without the use of…