Record Number of Fatal Drug ODs for Pregnant, Postpartum Women
TUESDAY, Dec. 6, 2022 -- Pregnant and postpartum women are dying of drug overdoses in record numbers, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only made things worse, a new study shows.
Deaths increased about 81% over the past four years, hitting a record...
Drug Choice Might Matter for Patients With Macular Degeneration
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 7, 2022 -- One of the two most common drugs used to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD) appears better than the other, a new, small study suggests.
Among 106 patients with "wet" age-related macular degeneration, 50% of...
FDA Authorizes Bivalent COVID Boosters for Kids 6 Months and Older
THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2022 -- The updated bivalent COVID-19 boosters are now authorized for use in children as young as 6 months of age, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today.
Children can receive either a Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech...