Clinical News

Umeclidinium triple therapy for patients with COPD: Two studiesBoth studies demonstrated statistical improvements in trough FEV1 at day 85.
'I love my job,' says UCSF expert in HIV/AIDS, HCVBetty J. Dong, clinician, researcher, professor, and recipient of many honors, talks about her practice of pharmacy and public health.
New discoveries, treatments help cancer patients live longer, fuller livesExperts say that value-based medicine is a main theme in cancer care today, and that applies to more than the cost of care.
FDA no longer supports use of niacin, fenofibric acid with statinsFDA has withdrawn its approval for niacin and fenofibric acid use with statins to treat high cholesterol.
FDA approves PAH treatmentSelexipag is a first-in-class oral treatment option to reduce progression and hospitalization for pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Fall-related ICH incidence in elderly on warfarinA study of nearly 32,000 aging veterans revealed the unsuspected vulnerability of this population.
What pharmacists should know about the Zika virusCases have been identified in the U.S. Now summer is coming, and this virus is most commonly transmitted by mosquitoes, so it is expected to spread more widely.
Generic treatment for chronic myeloid leukemia could save millionsFive years of imatinib treatment for CML = >$100,000 saved per patient.
FDA to require new boxed warnings on opioids141 generic and 87 branded immediate-release opioid pain medications will be affected.
Antifungal dosing errors prompt FDA warningPrescribing protocols for Noxafil delayed-release tablets and oral suspension are NOT interchangeable. Errors have resulted in hospitalization and death.