Pharmacy News

CDC identifies first-ever drug-resistant ringworm in U.S.

CDC reported that two cases of drug-resistant ringworm infections involving the fungus Trichophyton indotineae were identified in New York City, the first such cases in the country.

DEA announces extension for telemedicine prescribing of certain drugs

DEA has said that for now it is extending emergency telehealth policies set during the COVID-19 pandemic, enabling certain health care providers to have greater leeway in prescribing some controlled substances.

FDA approves RSV vaccine for older adults

FDA approved GSK’s respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine (Arexvy) for adults aged 60 years and older.

Need for more patient-provider dialogue as deprescribing medicine for older adults catches on

Findings from a University of Michigan national Poll on Healthy Aging suggest that older adults are supportive of the idea of deprescribing medications.

Most children recover from Lyme disease within 6 months of treatment, says study

New findings from researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) conclude that most children with Lyme disease recovered from their symptoms within 6 months.