Approximately half of oncologists discuss genomic testing with their patients, and several practice-level factors influence oncologists’ likelihood of discussing the associated costs, a study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute reports.
Banning the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) was associated with an overall reduction in the intake of sweetened beverages as well as significant reductions in waist circumferences of university employees who regularly drink beverages with added sugar.
Researchers were able to induce doctors’ beliefs about the thermedol treatment and showed that those beliefs were transmitted to patients through subtle shifts in facial expressions and possible changes in attentiveness between treatments.
Study data published in JAMA Internal Medicine highlight the significant burden that food insecurity poses to Medicare beneficiaries. Food insecurity was particularly prevalent among individuals under 65 years of age and those with dual Medicaid enrollment, low income, comorbid chronic conditions, depression, or anxiety. Investigators abstracted data from the 2016 Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey, which…
Dollar Tree has been sent a warning letter for selling over-the-counter (OTC) drugs made by foreign companies with serious, multiple violations of federal manufacturing laws, the US Food and Drug Administration says.
Researchers found data that showed that more than half of patient global assessment scores emphasized pain and the ability to function daily, rather than emotional distress, for patients with rheumatoid arthritis.