Medications

Paracetamol poisonings up

Paracetamol is a popular source of pain relief. In Switzerland, it is available over the counter in 500 milligram tablets, but also in 1,000 milligram (1 gram) tablets when prescribed by a physician. Researchers at ETH Zurich ...

Immunology

Asthma patients given risky levels of steroid tablets

More than one quarter of asthma patients have been prescribed potentially dangerous amounts of steroid tablets, with researchers warning this puts them at greater risk of serious side-effects.

HIV & AIDS

Insurer, insured costs for HIV PrEP rising in the United States

(HealthDay)—From 2014 to 2018, there were increases noted in third-party and out-of-pocket (OOP) payments per 30 tenofovir disoproxil fumarate with emtricitabine (TDF-FTC) tablets for HIV preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP), ...

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