The AMA called for alterations for insurers, including terminating cost-sharing and prior authorization for chronic pain and OUD medications and removing restrictions on Medicaid preferred drug lists.
An initiative to add social workers to rural primary care teams increases social work encounters among veterans and reduces hospital admissions and emergency department visits among high-risk patients.
The USPSTF recommends against screening for bacterial vaginosis in pregnant women not at increased preterm delivery risk.
Hands-on roles initially played by nurse navigators and nurse practitioners in the delivery of CAR-T cell therapy have evolved into resource/care coordination roles.
Older age is associated with an increased risk for bacteremia in hospitalized patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
High total fiber consumption is associated with a reduced risk for breast cancer.
Convalescent plasma, which is collected from patients who have recovered from COVID-19, contains antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the disease.
The adjuvanted, broad-spectrum influenza vaccine FLU-v was found to be immunogenic and merits phase 3 development to explore efficacy.
To expedite development, the FDA has created a special emergency program called the Coronavirus Treatment Acceleration Program.
Microneedle array delivery of trimeric coronavirus spike protein subunit vaccines seems promising for immunization against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection.