Medications

In-house pharmacists essential for aged care

Medicines are the most common treatments used in healthcare, especially for older people. But when they're not used correctly, they can cause serious and sometimes fatal outcomes.

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Efforts to make protective medical gear in US falling flat

When the coronavirus pandemic first hit the U.S., sales of window coverings at Halcyon Shades quickly went dark. So the suburban St. Louis business did what hundreds of other small manufacturers did: It pivoted to make protective ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC to significantly ease pandemic mask guidelines Friday

The Biden administration will significantly loosen federal mask-wearing guidelines to protect against COVID-19 transmission on Friday, according to two people familiar with the matter, meaning most Americans will no longer ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Infant deaths from RSV are much higher than previously known: study

A new study found that nearly one in ten of all deceased infants under 6 months old were infected with Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). Two-thirds of infant fatalities from RSV occurred in the community and would have been ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prague COVID ward staff do away with protective suits

Doctors treating COVID patients at a Prague hospital have shed their once mandatory protective suits, claiming that bacteria clinging to their sleeves actually increased mortality.

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