Sustained-release dexamethasone intracanalicular insert provided effective inflammation prevention, compared with standard steroid therapy.
A study shows the program could save health systems up to $29 per patient every year.
A single-session, nurse-led clinic staff education program on medication adherence leads to increased knowledge and practice changes at a FQHC.
The burden of depressive symptoms in the US adult population has increased during the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The risk for breakthrough COVID-19 infections is increased for fully vaccinated patients with substance use disorders (SUDs).
The BNT162b2 (Pfizer-BioNTech) vaccine is highly effective against COVID-19-related hospital admission up to six months after full vaccination.
Health care workers experienced higher levels of stress than other occupations in the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Even without a MIGS device, surgery-naive patients who underwent phaco-ECP can experience an IOP drop of 26%, a report suggests.
The virus also induces an antiviral innate immune response, a study shows.
In this fifth update to the living guidelines on drugs for the treatment of COVID-19, the World Health Organization analyzed results of clinical trials that assessed the effects of casirivimab-imdevimab and corticosteroids in patients with severe and non-severe disease.
The study shows the therapy can have a clinically meaningful effect on outcomes, even for patients who have no radiographically significant decrease in tumor size.
The US COVID-19 pandemic resulted in 9.08 million years of life lost (YLLs) through March 13, 2021.
All New York City teachers and school staff will still need to get a COVID-19 vaccine following an unexpected ruling from a federal appeals panel on Monday that upheld the school system’s vaccine mandate.
Pfizer Inc. announced Tuesday that it has submitted initial data to federal regulators on the efficacy of its COVID-19 vaccine among younger children.
Smoking seems to have a causal effect on the risk for severe COVID-19.
Factors associated with increased ocriplasmin treatment response included younger age, female gender, and eyes with macular holes, a report shows.
Combining peripheral kinetic visual field testing with central static perimetry improves early glaucomatous detection.
Most parents want to discuss the costs of their child’s acute hospitalization, but few do.
Remission of type 2 diabetes following bariatric surgery peaks at 20% total weight loss (TWL).
Targeted outreach may be needed to counter COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among some parents.