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P&T News

July 18

Two-Thirds of U.S. Alzheimer’s Cases Are Women, And It’s Not Just Because They Live Longer
Recarbrio Should be Reserved For Limited/No Alternative Antibacterial Treatment Cases
Breast Cancer, Gastrointestinal Tumors Most Common Types

July 16

NY Hospitals Required to Implement Protocols in Suspected Cases
Presence of BOK Protein Key for Positive Treatment Response
Patient Access to Inhaler Use Data Could Improve Asthma Management

July 8

Attacks Cancerous Cells, Leaves Healthy Tissues Alone
Overall Survival 4.3 Months’ vs. 1.5 Months for Traditional Regimens
Primary Immunodeficiencies Affect 250,000 People in U.S.
More Than 25% of Patients Responded to Xpovio/Dexamethasone Combo

July 2

Moderates Pre-diabetes Progression, Reduces Cholesterol Levels
​NCI Study: Radioactive Iodine Associated With Solid Tumors
Old Chemo Drug at High Doses Goads Immune System to Fight Lymphoma

June 27

Findings May Explain Apparent Opioid-Seeking Behavior, Opioid Overuse
Dupilumab Also Reduces Need for Polyp Surgery and Steroids
Turmeric’s Main Ingredient May Improve Post-Op Osteosarcoma Treatment
Most Believe Cost is Worthwhile, Could Bring About Cures

June 25

Patients Had Improved Lung Function, Fewer Exacerbations
Particularly Serious: Antidepressants, Drugs for Parkinson’s and Epilepsy
Drug “Remarkably Effective” at Killing Range of Gram-Positive Bacteria
Up to 70% Greater Risk of Bacterial Infection, 48% Risk for Fungal Infection

June 20

Most Women Undergoing Surgery for Suspected Cancer Do Not Have It
Specific Monoclonal Antibodies Ensure Extreme Sensitivity, Accuracy
Record-High Number of Cases in France, Italy, Greece, Other Locations
Will Have a Longer Shelf Life Than Current, Expired Stockpile

June 18

Almost 64% of Patients Showed Decreased Hemoglobin A1c Levels