ACIP changed the recommended interval between PCV13 followed by PPSV23 (PCV13-PPSV23 sequence) from 6-12 months to ≥1 year for immunocompetent adults aged ≥65 years.
Allergan announced positive topline results from two pivotal Phase 3 studies for Avycaz (ceftazidime-avibactam) as a treatment for adult hospitalized patients with complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI), including pyelonephritis.
One year after the national drug store chain CVS/pharmacy ceased tobacco sales in its stores, parent company CVS Health is reporting positive data on its tobacco cessation efforts and public health overall based on a decrease in the number of cigarette purchases in the United States.
A study in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases reports that prompt antiviral therapy can reduce the need for extended care among community-dwelling patients aged ≥65 in this first-of-its-kind research.
A new study has shown that training patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RR-MS) in mental visual imagery can improve their autobiographical memory (AM) and episodic future thinking (EFT).
Patients with chronic myeloid leukemia who received a glitazone along with imatinib remained disease-free for up to nearly five years.
An experimental therapy for chronic lymphocytic leukemia that uses a patient's own T cells (an approach known as CTL019) may cure some patients and prolong survival in others.
There has been an increase in the number of American men with cancer in one breast who have surgery to remove their cancer-free breast.
From 2000 to 2010, the rate of total knee replacement increased considerably, particularly for women.
A U.S. appeals court has ruled that medical associations have a legal standing to represent their members and members' patients in cases against health insurance companies, according to a report published by the American Medical Association.
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