• Polypharmacy can lead to harmful drug interactions, especially among cancer patients

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Here's a scenario so common that it applies to nearly 92 percent of older adults with cancer: An individual comes in for treatment and reports taking several medications that might include a drug for high blood pressure or heart disease, an antidepressant, or something for diabetes.
    Read more ...

     

  • NAVIGATOR: Nearly half of patients with severe, uncontrolled asthma improved with tezepelumab

    NAVIGATOR: Nearly half of patients with severe, uncontrolled asthma improved with tezepelumab

    1 month ago - By Healio

    SAN FRANCISCO - A higher proportion of patients with severe, uncontrolled asthma treated with tezepelumab achieved on-treatment clinical response compared with patients treated with placebo, according to a new NAVIGATOR study analysis.
    Nearly half of patients achieved complete response to treatment across measures of asthma exacerbation reduction, asthma control, lung function and clinician assessment, Njira L. Lugogo, MD, associate professor of internal medicine, medical director of the Michigan Clinical Research Unit and director of the asthma program in the division of pulmonary and
    Read more ...