October 14, 2016

Approval of Novel Drugs in 2015

The largest number of novel drugs approved (45) occurred in 2015, and this rate was a 9.1% increase over 2014.
September 16, 2016

Infertility Prevalence Among Women

Ovulation drugs are the single most frequently used infertility intervention used by childless women in the United States.
August 18, 2016

Primary Causes of End-Stage Renal Disease

End-stage renal disease, or kidney failure, is the eventual result of chronic kidney disease, which affects more than 26 million U.S. adults.
July 14, 2016

Patterns of Vaccination for Influenza and Pneumonia

Although vaccinations reduce morbidity and mortality, vaccination uptake among certain populations remains low, and national health objectives have not been met.
June 16, 2016

Trends in Selected Autoimmune Diseases

The third most common disease category, after cancer and heart disease, is autoimmune disease, affecting 5% to 8% of the U.S. population.
May 17, 2016

Communication and Swallowing Disorders in Children

Speech problems are the most prevalent pediatric communication disorder.
April 14, 2016

Hepatitis Incidence and Prevalence in the Community

Hepatitis A, B, and C incidence dropped in the 1990s, followed by an upswing in recent years.
March 17, 2016

Trends in Pain Prevalence

According to the National Health Interview Survey, disabling chronic pain affects 10% of the population.
February 17, 2016

Response to Cardiac Arrests in Community Settings

Annually, more than 350,000 Americans die from heart disease, of which number nearly one-half die suddenly from cardiac arrest.
January 20, 2016

Prevalence of Selected Sensory Disorders

For all such disorders, there are disparities between men and women in terms of prevalence.


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