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Pharmacogenomic Testing in Children

Pharmacogenomic testing (PGx) in children for complex cases beats trial and error, according to research presented by Pharmacy Practice News, with tests yielding actionable results in 9 out of 10 pediatric patients.
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U.S. Drug Shortages Near an All-Time High, Scarcity of Cancer Drugs

Drug Shortage
Drug shortages in the U.S. healthcare systems are approaching an all-time high with an alarming scarcity of drugs to treat cancer patients.
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FDA Approves First Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Vaccine

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved earlier this month the first vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a highly contagio...
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Lab Tests and Insurance: A Crucial Component of American Healthcare

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Lab tests play a vital role in the American healthcare system, aiding in disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
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Defining “Senior Care” and the Elder Care Challenges Society Must Face

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As America’s population continues to age, there are many challenges that senior care providers and policymakers will need to address in the ...
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The Different Types of Genetic Tests

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Some say that the human genome is the only data set in healthcare that does not change, and that helps explain the recent popularity of gene...
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What are “Catheter-Associated UTI's” and How to Prevent Them

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Urinary tract infections (UTIs) account for almost half of all hospital-acquired infections annually and between 70 and 80 percent of those ...
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Pharmacy Forecast: Patients Want Personalized Care, Pharmacogenomics

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The “Pharmacy Next: Health Consumer Medication Trends” survey commissioned by Wolters Kluwer shows that patients in 2023 want personalized m...
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What is Nutrigenomics?

Pharmacogenomics is not the only emerging field to utilize genetic testing to help deliver personalized healthcare as nutrigenomics, which s...
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Different Types of Clinical Testing Labs

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Clinical testing labs, previously an unsung component of the healthcare system, have become increasingly recognized for their significant ro...
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