Tag Archive | "drugs"

Memory, meditation,Mindfulness

Mindfulness Worked As Well For Anxiety As Drug In Study

Mindfulness meditation worked as well as a standard drug for treating anxiety in the first head-to-head comparison.

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Medicines, drugs

Medicare Spent Billions On Drugs Without Confirmed Clinical Benefits

The U.S. federal government spent an estimated $1.8 billion in Medicare funds in 2019 on drugs whose clinical benefits have yet to be confirmed by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Prescription, medicare

Ad’s Charge That Price Haggling Would ‘Swipe $500 Billion From Medicare’ Is False

The advertisement opens with a doctor sitting across from his patient and holding a prescription drug pill bottle. “You want to continue with this medication?” the doctor asks while an older patient nods.

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health, drug prices coupons, Democrats, drug, drugs

Coupons And Vouchers For Drugs Cover A Sliver of Prescriptions

Use of vouchers and coupons offered by pharmaceutical companies to defray patients’ out-of-pocket drug costs is concentrated among a small number of drugs.

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brain, Alzheimer's, Alzheimer

Brain Sensor Offers Alzheimer’s Answers

Through a brain sensor, Julius Zhu, PhD, and his collaborators have found an explanation for why Alzheimer’s drugs have limited effectiveness and why patients get much worse after going off of them.

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age-friendly, health, age friendly care, falling

94% Of Older Adults Given Drugs That Raise Falling Risk

Nearly every older adult was prescribed a prescription drug that increased their risk of falling in 2017, according to new University at Buffalo research.

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