Pharmacy News

Daily statin reduces heart disease risk among adults living with HIV

A new study published in NEJM found that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs helped curb the risk of significant CVD in people living with HIV by more than one-third, potentially preventing one in five major CV events or premature deaths in this population.

AHA: Vaping harms heart and lungs

In a new scientific statement, the American Heart Association (AHA) is urging more research about the detrimental effects of vaping on the heart and lungs.

WHO says global childhood vaccinations closer to prepandemic levels

Childhood vaccinations worldwide are rising to coverage levels close to those seen before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new data from WHO and UNICEF.

Is cytisinicline effective for smoking cessation?

Researchers have found that cytisinicline effectively and safely assisted people with smoking cessation when used at a higher concentration than typically used in Europe.

State of hepatitis C being cured is dismal for patients

According to a new CDC report, only one-third of individuals with documented hepatitis C diagnosis were cured over the past decade. Based on data which spanned from 2013 to 2022, the report also found that for patients without health insurance under the age of 40 years, only 1 in 6 have been cured.