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Glucosamine/Chondroitin May Reduce Risk of Death

Glucosamine/Chondroitin May Reduce Risk of Death

Glucosamine combined with chondroitin for treating osteoarthritic and joint pain, may be linked to a lower risk of death – similar to the benefit of regular exercise on reducing the risk of death. Data were examined from more than 16,686 adults who completed the...

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The Time-to-Benefit With Statins

The Time-to-Benefit With Statins

Statins are used for primary prevention in adults aged 40 to 75 years who are at high risk for a major cardiovascular (CV) event (ie, risk greater than 7.5% over the next 10 years). How long it takes for these patients to gain a clinical benefit from statin therapy...

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New Treatment for Acne

New Treatment for Acne

Acne is the most common skin condition in the US. The last FDA approval of a novel medication for acne was almost 40 years ago. The FDA recently approved clascoterone 1% cream (Winlevi ®) for patients 12 years of age and older. Clascoterone is a first-in-class...

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Managing Colds and Cough in Children

Children often suffer from viral upper respiratory infections or “the common cold,” with symptoms of congestion, rhinorrhea (runny nose), cough and fever. Children typically experience 3 to 8 colds per year. Colds have a substantial impact on school attendance,...

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HIV Emerging Trends in Prevention & Treatment

Four decades after the first case of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) was reported, 38 million people are living with HIV worldwide.Over the last two decades, significant progress has been made in battling the disease. Since peaking in 1997, the number of new...

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Heart Failure

Heart failure (HF) is a common condition that causes significant disability and death in the US and around the world. About 6.5 million adults in the US have HF – and despite advances in drug and device therapies, HF was a contributing cause of 1 in 8 deaths in...

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