Medical economics

Exploring the role of marketing in disrupted health care markets

Researchers from Duke University, University of New South Wales, University of Wisconsin, and University of Washington published an editorial for the Journal of Marketing that calls for marketing to tackle the challenges ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Acupuncture may offer limited relief to patients with chronic hives

A randomized controlled trial that included more than 300 people diagnosed with chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU)—hives—has found that acupuncture may offer limited relief from the condition, but clinical significance ...


Medical journals warn of 'growing' nuclear weapon threat

More than 100 medical journals across the world issued a rare joint call on Thursday for urgent action to eliminate nuclear weapons, warning that the threat of nuclear catastrophe was "great and growing".


Is immunotherapy the answer to peanut allergy purgatory?

Peanut allergy can be deadly, and evidence shows that it affects nearly 2% of people in some Western countries. While the standard treatment for peanut allergy is to avoid exposure, oral immunotherapy is a heavily debated ...

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