Drug Shortage

U.S. Drug Shortages Near an All-Time High, Scarcity of Cancer Drugs

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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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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Autoimmune Diseases and Genetic Testing

Autoimmune Disease
Recent advances in genetic testing, specifically genome-wide association studies (GWAS), are helping medical researchers to develop better s...
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The Role of Genetic Testing and Kidney Disease

Genetic Disease
Even though kidney diseases are a leading cause of death in the United States, approximately 90 percent of the estimated 37 million American...
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Reliable PCR Testing Demand Rises as Common but Dangerous RSV Surges

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RSV, the common but surprisingly dangerous respiratory virus, is surging across the country, threatening vulnerable populations that include...
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Traditional Culture Tests vs. PCR Tests

PCR Testing
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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Pharmacogenomics (PGx) Testing and Cancer Care

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Pharmacogenomics testing (PGx) promises to open a new chapter in medicine by matching drugs to DNA with the stakes especially high when it c...
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