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The Third Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously upheld a lower court decision blocking a revised set of Trump administration rules allowing employers with religious or moral objections to opt out of providing their workers with birth-control coverage.

President Trump signed on Wednesday an executive order aimed at improving medical care for people with kidney disease.

With the "season" for acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) approaching, CDC is urging health care professionals to rapidly recognize the symptoms of the disease and report all suspected to cases to their local health department.

A new study published in Arthritis Care & Research found that it’s common for patients with gout to be discharged from the emergency department (ED) with a prescription for opioids.

U.S. District Court Judge Amit Mehta on Monday ruled the Trump administration overstepped its authority with a rule to force drug companies to include the price of their medicine in television advertisements.

Several states, including Virginia and Vermont, have laws mandating that clinicians coprescribe naloxone with opioids to high-risk patients. A new study published in JAMA Network Open suggests that these legal mandates are associated with substantial increases in naloxone dispensing.

President Trump on Friday said his administration is writing an executive order to require drug manufacturers to offer the United States government among the lowest prices in the world, in comments that were not immediately clear to many experts on the nation's health care system.

FDA on Wednesday granted accelerated approval to selinexor (Xpovio—Karyopharm Therapeutics) tablets in combination with the corticosteroid dexamethasone for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) who have received at least four prior therapies and whose disease is resistant to several other forms of t

Accurate estimation of glomerular filtration rates (GFR) in older patients is important to identify renal impairment and guide drug dosing. An analysis of four equations used in estimating GFR in patients aged 65 years and older showed that all four had similar diagnostic performances. These results, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, suggest that any of them can be used in older patients to estimate GFR.

Facebook and YouTube are being flooded with scientifically dubious and potentially harmful information about alternative cancer treatments, which sometimes gets viewed millions of times. The companies say they are taking steps to curb such accounts.