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Aficamten Beneficial for Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Significantly greater improvement seen in peak oxygen uptake with aficamten versus placebo for symptomatic HCM

Quality Improvement Initiative Boosts Early HPV Vaccine Rates

Findings show significant increases across racial/ethnic, sociodemographic, insurance, and geographic groups

Oldest Adults With Acute Myeloid Leukemia Benefit From Venetoclax

Octogenarians and nonagenarians can be treated successfully with VEN-HMA

AACR Delivers Report on Disparities in Cancer Progress

Black and Indigenous individuals have higher overall cancer death rates, despite having lower cancer incidence rates

GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Use Increases Likelihood of Antidepressant Prescription

Authors find 19 percent increased risk for antidepressant Rx among previously naive adults

Four in 10 Adults With Diabetes Report Taking a GLP-1 Receptor Agonist

Even with health care insurance, users report difficulty paying for the medication

About 8,000 Women Per Month Are Getting Abortion Pills Despite Their States’ Bans

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 14, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- While some states have moved to severely curb women's access to abortion, including...

Mail-Order Mifepristone Effective, Feasible for Medication Abortion

Mail-order pharmacy dispensing of mifepristone after in-person screening effective, with low prevalence of serious adverse events

Study Identifies Factors Associated With Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy

Increased risk seen in association with female sex, older age, CKD stage 3 or greater, tamoxifen use

Cytisinicline Beneficial for Cessation of Electronic Cigarette Smoking

Significantly more patients receiving cytisinicline versus placebo had continuous e-cigarette abstinence at the end of treatment