A study published in JAMA suggests that treatment with vitamin C, in addition to thiamine and hydrocortisone, does not improve treatment outcomes in hospitalized patients with sepsis.
The COVID-19 pandemic has redefined what it means and what it takes to be a healthcare provider in a time of crisis. In a new study from McCann Health, the data from the original 2016 Truth About Doctors study was re-examined and updated, highlighting the need to focus on prioritizing the health and wellbeing of physicians to ultimately help foster a healthier public.
Committed to serving the COPD community, AstraZeneca’s BREZTRI team is unveiling their latest, direct-to-consumer US advertising campaign, “Get Real.”
If organizations want to maintain a trustworthy image and connect with their customers, transparency in the pharmaceutical industry needs to become a higher priority. One way to address this situation is to highlight the commitment to ingredient traceability.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden said he would order increased production of syringes and other supplies to ramp up vaccinations against Covid-19 and improve upon the Trump administration rollout that he called a “dismal failure.”
Patient communications are no longer fit for purpose, and although Covid has brought this to the fore, the problems will continue for a long time after the vaccine roll-out if they are not resolved.
A single-patient study conducted by British scientists found that Gilead’s remdesivir could be highly effective against Covid-19, raising questions about previous studies that found the antiviral drug had no impact on death rates from the disease.
A clinical trial of the widely used antibiotic azithromycin in hospitalized Covid-19 patients found no convincing evidence of benefit, prompting doctors to announce that they have closed that section of the trial.
U.S. health officials and politicians pleaded with Americans to stay at home over the Thanksgiving holiday and abide by constraints placed on social and economic life as record coronavirus caseloads pushed hospitals to their limits.
Purdue Pharma LP pleaded guilty to criminal charges over the handling of the company’s addictive prescription painkiller OxyContin, capping a deal with federal prosecutors to resolve an investigation into the drugmaker’s role in the U.S. opioid crisis.