Medical economics

New figures reveal more Americans struggling to afford health care

The percentage of Americans who can afford and access prescription drugs and quality health care stands at a new low of 55%, a six-point decline since 2022, according to the West Health-Gallup Healthcare Affordability Index. ...

Inflammatory disorders

Omega-3 fatty acid intake may lessen acne severity

In a study in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology that included 60 individuals with mild to moderate acne, following the Mediterranean diet and taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements led to significant reductions in inflammatory ...

Medications

Biden calls for lower prices of Ozempic, similar drugs

US President Joe Biden on Tuesday called on pharmaceutical giants Novo Nordisk and Eli Lilly to lower prices for diabetes and weight loss drugs such as Ozempic, saying firms must stop "ripping off the American people."

Medications

Centering underrepresented populations in pharmacy research

Underrepresented populations have been historically excluded from clinical trials including women, racial and ethnic minority groups, and pregnant, lactating, pediatric and geriatric populations. While the importance of including ...

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