FDA Grants Priority Review to sNDA for OTC Intranasal Naloxone HCl
December 07, 2022

The Agency's priority review of the prescription-OTC switch underscores the urgent need for broader access to the opioid overdose reversal agent.

Drug Overdose Deaths Reach Record High among Pregnant, Postpartum Women in US
December 07, 2022

Drug overdose deaths increased approximately 81% among pregnant and postpartum women in the US from 2017 to 2020, according to new research.

Butryate Supplementation May Support Pediatric Obesity Treatment
December 07, 2022

Findings from a new study suggest that supplementing standard care for obesity with butyrate helped reduce BMI, improve glucose metabolism, and reduce inflammation markers.

Daily Dose: Statin Prescribing in Primary Care
December 07, 2022

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Influenza Update: Hospital Admissions Double During post-Thanksgiving Week
December 07, 2022

The inpatient flu census doubled after Thanksgiving travel and gatherings and ICU beds are full. More at-a-glance stats on Flu in the USA, here.

Daily Dose: Morning Exercise Reduces Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
December 06, 2022

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10 More Can't Miss Doctor Gifts Worth Giving for 2022
December 06, 2022

What about an MDF stethoscope from the wild-animal "Uncaged" collection with snow leopard tubing or a text highlighter that talks back. Find those and 8 more Can't Miss Doctor Gifts.

Seen in the ED: Elevated LFTs and Anemia in a Young Female Student
December 06, 2022

She reports cough and persistent escalating fever x2 weeks, headache but no neck stiffness. Tachycardia and mild skin pallor seen on PE. What do the lab tests tell you?

Pfizer-BioNTech Seek EUA for Omicron Booster in Children Aged Under 5 Years
December 06, 2022

Pfizer and BioNTech submitted an application to the FDA for emergency use authorization of their omicron BA.4/BA.5-adapted bivalent COVID-19 vaccines in children aged 6 months to 4 years.

Tripledemic Virus Spread Could Jeopardize Holiday Season 2022, says CDC Director Walensky
December 06, 2022

Flu rates are up after the Thanksgiving holiday week, COVID-19 hospitalizations are increasing, and RSV may or may not be on the wane as Christmas approaches.