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Biosimilars Could Cut Spending for Biologic Therapy in the U.S.

Jan 21, 2022

FRIDAY, Jan. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Biosimilar drugs could drive down prices for biologic drugs and generate savings of about $38.4 billion between 2021 and 2025, according to a study published ...

Predictors of Medication Initiation and Retention in Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnant Women in the United States, 2013–2017

Jan 21, 2022

For a study, researchers described trends and characteristics related to opioid use disorder (OUD) medication administration and treatment retention among pregnant women with OUD. A retrospective, cou...

A Wireless Self-Guided Fatal Heart Rate Monitor's Accuracy, Clinical Utility, and Usability

Jan 21, 2022

For a study, researchers tried to assess the accuracy, clinical value, and usability of a wireless fetal and maternal heartbeat monitor for monitoring fetal heart rate (FHR). A convenience sample of w...

Recommendations Updated for Recombinant Zoster Vaccine

Jan 21, 2022

THURSDAY, Jan. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Recommendations have been updated for use of the recombinant zoster vaccine (RZV) for prevention of herpes zoster and related complications among immunocomp...

Long-Term Outcomes Described for Survivors of Childhood ALL

Jan 20, 2022

TURSDAY, Jan. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In an article published online Dec. 29 in Cancers, long-term adverse and positive outcomes are described for survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leuke...

Breast Cancer Survivors Face Higher Risk for Hypertension, Diabetes

Jan 20, 2022

THURSDAY, Jan. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Women with, versus without, a history of breast cancer have a higher incidence of hypertension and diabetes up to 10 years following diagnosis, according to...

Covid-19: Virus During Pregnancy Increases Birth Complication Risk

Jan 18, 2022

Two studies published this week suggest an increased risk for serious birth-related complications among women who contract Covid-19 during pregnancy, but the research findings differ somewhat on when ...

Experiences of pregnant women and healthcare professionals of participating in a digital antenatal CMV education intervention.

Jan 17, 2022

The study aimed to explore the perspectives of participating pregnant women and Health Care Professionals (HCPs) towards receiving and providing cytomegalovirus (CMV) education so that barriers and fa...

Factors associated with poor maternal health care services utilization in Eswatini: A secondary analysis of a nationally representative household survey.

Jan 17, 2022

This study investigated the prevalence and factors associated with poor maternal health care services utilization (MHCSU) i.e., having < 4 antenatal care (ANC) visits, not delivering at a health fa...

Advocating for equitable management of hereditary cancer syndromes.

Jan 17, 2022

The potential for preventive medicine to lead to more equitable health outcomes exists with the inclusion of genetic testing in medicine. Because of the medical implications of genetic testing for he...

Identification of novel discoidin domain receptor 1 (DDR1) inhibitors using E-pharmacophore modeling, structure-based virtual screening, molecular dynamics simulation and MM-GBSA approaches.

Jan 17, 2022

Dysregulation of the discoidin domain receptor (DDR1), a collagen-activated receptor tyrosine kinase, has been linked to several human cancer diseases including non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC), ...

The endometriosis daily diary: qualitative research to explore the patient experience of endometriosis and inform the development of a patient-reported outcome (PRO) for endometriosis-related pain.

Jan 17, 2022

Endometriosis is a chronic disorder of the female reproductive system characterized by debilitating symptoms, particularly endometriosis-related pain (ERP). Patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures of ...

An integrated in silico analysis highlighted angiogenesis regulating miRNA-mRNA network in PCOS pathophysiology.

Jan 17, 2022

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a heterogeneous endocrinopathy and a leading cause of anovulatory infertility. Angiogenesis is vital for ovarian folliculogenesis. The expression of angiogenesis-as...

Evolution of low HER2 expression between early and advanced-stage breast cancer.

Jan 17, 2022

Low human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) expression is emerging as an actionable biomarker for the treatment of breast cancer (BC) with novel anti-HER2 drugs. However, the evolution of this...

Signaling pathways modulated by miRNAs in breast cancer angiogenesis and new therapeutics.

Jan 17, 2022

MicroRNAs (miRNAs) act as oncogenes or tumor suppressors by suppressing the expression of target genes, some of which are engaged in angiogenic signaling pathways directly or indirectly. Tumor develop...

Some Menopause Symptoms Tied to Cognitive Impairment

Jan 14, 2022

FRIDAY, Jan. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The severity of certain menopause symptoms is associated with worse cognitive performance among rural women, according to a study published online Jan. 10 in ...

Fosfomycin Not Noninferior to Comparators for Bacteremic UTI

Jan 14, 2022

FRIDAY, Jan. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with bacteremic urinary tract infections (bUTIs) due to multidrug-resistant (MDR) Escherichia coli, fosfomycin is not noninferior to comparators,...

Comprehensive Approach Advised for Managing CV Risk in T2DM

Jan 14, 2022

FRIDAY, Jan. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A comprehensive approach is recommended for management of cardiovascular risk factors among patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to an American Hear...

Statin Use May Be Safely Continued During Pregnancy

Jan 14, 2022

THURSDAY, Jan. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Statins appear to be safe to use during pregnancy, according to a study published online Dec. 30 in JAMA Network Open.Jui-Chun Chang, M.D., from Taichung Ve...

Statin Use May Be Safely Continued During Pregnancy

Jan 14, 2022

THURSDAY, Jan. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Statins appear to be safe to use during pregnancy, according to a study published online Dec. 30 in JAMA Network Open.Jui-Chun Chang, M.D., from Taichung Ve...