By B. Eliot Cole, MD, MPA
Following the approval of Zohydro last year, attorneys general across the country requested the FDA reconsider its decision until the medication could be reformulated to include abuse-deterrent properties. Now, two states have moved to reduce access to Zohydro. Will the courts uphold these decisions, or will other states follow in their wake?
By Jeannette Wick
Anniversaries often prompt reflection, and the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing is no exception.
Is There Any Advantage to Treating Patients with Hepatitis C for Longer than 12 Weeks with Combination Sofosbuvir/Ledipasvir?
By Desiree Cox, MBBS, PhD
Results from the phase III ION-2 study show a 24-week regimen of sofosbuvir/ledipasvir does not produce significantly better cure rates than a 12-week regimen in treatment-experienced patients.
David J. Herman, MD, FACP, Senior Partner at ID Care in New Jersey, discusses strategies for the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections.
Genetic predisposition to dyslipidemia has a pleiotropic lowering effect on glucose-related traits, according to a study published online April 10 in Diabetes.
It is important to recognize and treat anxiety or depression among cancer patients, according to a clinical guideline published online April 14 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
The rate of feeding tube insertions in hospitalized patients with severe dementia varies by type of attending physician, according to a study published in the April issue of Health Affairs.
By Jacquelyn Gray
Rifaximin, an antibiotic intended to treat non-constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (non-C IBS), was deemed safe in an analysis published online in the May issue of Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.
An abbreviated version of the Nutrition Detectives Program improves students' food-label literacy, according to a study published online April 10 in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Preventing Chronic Disease.
Glucose levels may be tied to aggressive impulses and behaviors in married couples, according to a study published online April 14 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.