Pharmacy News

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.

Study finds COVID-19 may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

Researchers of a new study reported that individuals infected with COVID-19 were significantly more likely to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within 1 year of their infection compared with those who had not been exposed to the virus. They also found that men were more likely than women to develop diabetes.

FDA gives all pain meds new safety warnings

After assessing all the available data, FDA said in a new Drug Safety Communication that it is making revisions to prescribing information for opioid analgesics to encourage safe use.

Daily statin reduces CVD risk for those living with HIV

Among people living with HIV, a daily statin medication reduced the risk of CVD, according to results from a large NIH study.