News & Views - Page 4

Jennifer Gershman, PharmD, CPh
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection that has increased significantly among pregnant women and newborns.
The FDA has approved the use of ibrutinib (Imbruvica®, AbbVie) in combination with obinutuzumab (Gazyva®) for adult patients with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL/SLL).
Kenneth Bender, PharmD, MA
A new web-based application aims to provide an early and accurate diagnosis of pediatric epilepsy.
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited is voluntarily recalling 16 lots of Losartan potassium tablets USP and Losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets, USP.
Colleen Hall
Patients who have type 1 diabetes spent a lot more to treat themselves in 2016 than in 2012.
Cecilia Pessoa Gingerich
A pilot study has found that a video game designed to treat autism spectrum disorder and co-occurring attention/deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is acceptable to kids and parents, and feasible.
Three flu-associated pediatric deaths were reported for the week ended January 12, 2019, according to the CDC.
Sonya Kremenchugsky, PharmD Candidate
United States citizens are increasingly traveling to international destinations, with Americans making 38 million visits abroad in 2017, and pharmacists are well-placed to assist patients with their travel health needs.

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Jennifer L. Hofmann, MS, PA-C
Providing them with advice can improve control of the disease and reduce hospitalizations, morbidity, and unscheduled health care visits.
Emily C. Hayes, PharmD Candidate
Colds, coughs, and a relentless influx of sick patients in retail health clinics keep the health care providers who work there very busy.
Kristen Marjama, DNP, APRN-BC
Although the rate of foot and leg amputation has greatly declined over the past 2 decades, increasing awareness for macrovascular and microvascular complications of diabetes is essential because diabetes is the leading cause of lower-limb amputations in the United States.
Kristen Marjama, DNP, FNP-BC
Gluten proteins found in barley, rye, and wheat trigger systemic injury primarily to the small intestine, but they can also affect the joints, liver, skin, uterus, and other organs.
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