Top News: PrescriptionDrugSafety

Here are the top read news for #PrescriptionDrugSafety: Sharing medications happens more often than we think: Women were more likely to share than men, and college students also shared frequently. Among older individuals, sharing was less frequent but carries the risk of polypharmacy and adverse drug interactions. Almost all classes of medications were reported to…

Top News: #Leukemia

Here are the top read news for #Leukemia: For high-risk leukemia patients, umbilical cord blood transplant associated with lower risk of relapse: The study found that such transplants may have advantages beyond offering an alternative stem cell source for patients without a traditional donor match — they seem to perform better against leukemia and the…

Top News: #Pregnancy

Here are the top read news for #Pregnancy: Let’s Take A Look At That Autism-Ultrasound Link: Ultrasounds have not been shown to cause autism. First, this is a mathematical link. This paper, by Sarah Jane Webb and colleagues and published in Autism Research, does not show that ultrasounds cause autism.This paper’s findings relate only to…

Top News: #Autism

Here are the top read news for #Autism: Cognitive Behavior Therapy Could be Key for Children with Autism Getting Enough Sleep: “Sleep problems for any child, but especially children with ASD, may cause issues in behavior and mood as well as impact learning abilities,” said Christina McCrae, professor of health psychology in the School of…

Top News: #EpiPen

Here are the top read news for #EpiPen: Why Mylan’s ‘savings card’ won’t make EpiPen cheaper for all patients: “These don’t actually do anything about the price itself, because the high price is still being paid by the insurer, which then ends up being reflected in increasing premiums,” Kesselheim said. “This is not a public…