Japan’s Shionogi says COVID-19 pill shows rapid clearance of virus

Japan’s Shionogi says COVID-19 pill shows rapid clearance of virus The company has global aspirations for the antiviral pill https://www.foxbusiness.com/healthcare/japans-shionogi-says-covid-19-pill-shows-rapid-clearance-virus An experimental treatment from Shionogi & Co. Ltd. has shown rapid clearance of the virus that causes COVID-19, according to new data, the Japanese drugmaker said Sunday. The pill, S-217622, “demonstrated rapid clearance of the […]

Biologics for JIA? Not So Fast, Say Insurers

Biologics for JIA? Not So Fast, Say Insurers — Nearly all required prior authorization in a small study, and requests often rejected at first https://www.medpagetoday.com/rheumatology/arthritis/98368 It’s not a simple matter to prescribe tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors for patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), at least those with insurance, a single-center study found. Among 54 […]

ALL HAT AND NO CATTLE

Isn’t there someone in Rhode Island that professes to be a strong advocate for chronic pain pts ?  I know when people reach out to me, I try to get back with them the same day and no later than the next day. I have been watching the TV show YELLOWSTONE and they have a […]

Why employees of major pharmacy chains are quitting their jobs

It’s my last day at the WAG and this is my final (i think) draft of the email that I‘ll send to upper management as I end my shift. I held back many unprofessional words but also wanted them to hear my frustration for not just myself but all other pharmacists and techs. This is […]

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I’m looking for someone from Michigan affected by the high costs of insulin for a reporter

I’m looking for someone from Michigan affected by the high costs of insulin for a reporter. Here’s the info. You can call. Today, I’m wrapping up a story on drug prices, and that includes the Afford Insulin Now Act that would cap insulin cost-sharing at $35 — at least for some people. . Unfortunately, I’m […]

‘Euthanasia Pivots on Intent:’ Physician Witnesses in Husel Trial Speak Out

‘Euthanasia Pivots on Intent:’ Physician Witnesses in Husel Trial Speak Out Physician expert witnesses on either side of the Husel trial dive into case’s gray areas https://www.medpagetoday.com/special-reports/exclusives/98345   Two critical care physicians served as expert witnesses in the trial of William Husel, DO, the physician accused of murdering 14 patients with high doses of fentanyl, […]

Health Freedom Defense Fund: defending an individual’s bodily autonomy

Health Freedom Defense Fund https://www.thethinkingconservative.com/health-freedom-defense-fund/ About the Health Freedom Defense Fund Vision At Health Freedom Defense Fund, we stand for freedom, we stand for choice, and we stand for the most basic of human rights, bodily autonomy. HFDF asserts that no person, business, institution, organization, or government has the right to force a person to put something into their body […]

Bob Sheerin addressing when prescribers taking pts off pain meds

FDA: warns about tests may not be supported with “sound scientific evidence” BUT remains silent on the MME system use

http://www.pharmaciststeve.com/was-is-the-cdc-2016-guidelines-built-on-a-false-foundation-and-created-a-covert-genocide-on-a-protect-class-of-people/ FDA Issues Warning on Prenatal Genetic Tests https://www.medpagetoday.com/obgyn/generalobgyn/98285 Relying on results could lead to inappropriate medical decisions, agency warns The FDA warned in a safety communication that non-invasive prenatal tests (NIPT) are screening tests — not diagnostic tests — and patients and healthcare providers may make inappropriate healthcare decisions based on their results. The […]

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