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Medical costs create hardships for more than half of Americans

Medical financial hardship is very common among people in the United States, with more than half reporting problems with affordability, stress, or delaying care because of cost, finds a study by the American Cancer Society. Appearing early online in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, the study estimates more than 100 million people in the… Read More »

Why Sage Therapeutics CEO Jeff Jonas believes Zulresso will remedy more than postpartum depression

In late June the 400,000 women in the U.S. affected each year with postpartum depression will no longer be forced to endure the extreme sadness, anxiety, exhaustion and other symptoms that define this debilitating, often misunderstood condition. That’s because that’s when Zulresso, the first and only medicine approved by the Food and Drug Administration to… Read More »

Peanut allergy immunotherapy may actually do more harm than good

Food allergies are on the risePicture Partners/Alamy By Sam Wong For people with peanut allergies, undergoing immunotherapy may actually increase their risk of having allergic or anaphylactic reactions. Immunotherapy is an experimental treatment for allergies that involves repeated exposure to the allergen in gradually increasing doses, aiming to desensitise the patient’s immune system. To get… Read More »