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Importance of Taking Antibiotics within Recommended Doctor Practices

Antibiotics have often been called a modern miracle for good reason as some argue that in a world without effective antibiotics, global life expectancy would drop to approximately 50 years.
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Traditional Culture Tests vs. PCR Tests

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Traditional culture tests have been around since the birth of microbiology in the 19th century, but innovations in molecular methods such as...
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The 5 Most Commonly Prescribed Drugs in America

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Five of the most prescribed drugs in America all treat different medical conditions but they have one thing in common – they are used by mil...
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Medicare: By the Numbers

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Medicare, the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older as well as certain younger people with disabilities, was the s...
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Pharmacogenomics and Psychiatry: The Future of Prescribing

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A recent article in The Pharmaceutical Journal argues that pharmacogenetic data can be utilized to prevent adverse drug reactions and improv...
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Overmedication of America: Prescription Drug Use on the Rise

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Americans' use of prescription drugs has skyrocketed in the last decade as about 2 in 3 U.S. adults increasingly take advantage of the 20,00...
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Understanding COVID-19 Rebound After Paxlovid Treatment

Prescription Drug Paxlovid
Two high profile COVID-19 rebound cases after Paxlovid treatment this summer have put the phenomenon – which could affect approximately 5 pe...
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What is Polypharmacy?

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With an estimated 6 in 10 Americans living with a chronic disease the risks of polypharmacy are an increasing threat, especially in older pa...
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Drugs and Prescriptions Targeted by Pharmacogenomics Testing (PGx)

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The benefits of pharmacogenomics testing (PGx) encompass a wide variety of prescription medications and their interactions with known genoty...
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New UK Report: Embracing Pharmacogenomics Can Revolutionize Medicine

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A groundbreaking report released by the British Pharmacological Society and the Royal College of Physicians says that matching drugs to DNA ...
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