"Potentially inappropriate medications" can send older adults who've just left the hospital back to the ER. Changes to prescribing may fix the issue.
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Chemo can cause neuropathy, which includes strange sensations, pain, fatigue, or loss of muscle coordination. New research points to cancer's role.
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Researchers have created a computer model to test whether a drug will come with arrhythmia risk. Even drugs for arrhythmia have had this scary side effect.
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One of the side effects of taking acetaminophen via IV is a drop in blood pressure. Now, researchers may have figured out why.
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A new drug completely kills the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. "This compound is just amazing," says Jayakumar Rajadas.
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Compared to traditional radiation, proton therapy for cancer lowers risk of side effects and reduces the need for unplanned hospitalizations.
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A class of biologics called TNF inhibitors cause serious side effects among people with autoimmune disorders like RA and Crohn's. New research may explain why.
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New research on proton pump inhibitors for babies finds that "being exposed to these drug levels actually puts the child at risk for having an extra infection event."
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There are an estimated 15 million people in the United States with active cancer. A look at why they go to the ER suggests ways to improve their care.
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A new machine learning system could alert doctors and patients about potentially harmful drug-drug interactions, which could help prevent the worst effects.
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