June 15, 2016
  • Too Much Over-Treatment of Clinically Complex Type 2 Diabetes Patients

    Even though their HbA1c is already in target range, as many as 3% of type 2 diabetes patients receive intensive treatment even though they are older and/or have comorbidities, according to a new study. Find out why study authors strongly recommend individualized treatment to avoid dangerous hypoglycemia.

  • Vaccine Acceptance Not Improved by More Communication About Risks

    Is educating the public about potential adverse effects the best way to increase vaccine acceptance? Apparently the answer is “no,” according to researchers who proposed that solution. Here are the details.

  • High Autoimmune Rates in Lung Cancer Patients
    Limit Treatment
    Lung cancer patients tend to be older and have smoking histories, according to a new study that points out that they also tend to have a higher rate of autoimmune diseases. How does that affect cancer treatment with new immunotherapy protocols?
  • Pregnant Women Overestimate Risks of Prescribed,
    OTC Drugs

    An over-abundance of caution might be keeping pregnant women from treating common conditions with drugs—even those such as urinary tract infections that can be harmful to the fetus. That’s according to a new British survey tracking the concerns of expectant mothers about pharmaceuticals. Here are the details.

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