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Spending on Medicines In and Post-COVID Say a Lot About Patients and Larger Healthcare Trends – an IQVIA Update

Spending on medicines, globally, will rebound this year and rise above pre-pandemic levels through 2025. Between 2021 and 2025, the annual growth global growth rate for prescription drugs spending is expected to range from 3% to 6%, a $ 1.6 trillion bill for the worlds’s total Rx medicines market. That relatively low single-digit growth rate… Read More »

Vaccines Won’t Protect Millions of Patients With Weakened Immune Systems

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Pause on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Risk Near You Who Can Get Vaccinated? Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Vaccines Won’t Protect Millions of Patients With Weakened Immune Systems Many cannot produce enough infection-fighting cells to fend off the coronavirus.… Read More »

Coffee Boosts Survival for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients

Coffee’s reputation is on the upswing these days. While not all studies agree, growing evidence suggests that a daily coffee habit not only doesn’t increase one’s cancer risk but may actually reduce the risk of developing cancers of the liver, mouth, colon and rectum. Now, a new study published in the journal JAMA Oncology adds… Read More »

How New Nutrition Legislation Could Help Cancer Patients and Survivors

When I was completing clinical rotations at a community hospital as a dietetic intern, I remember entering a patient’s room as they had just received a life-altering diagnosis – diabetes, hypertension or cancer. I had 15 minutes to spend with them to talk about nutrition. They were already overwhelmed and in such a short amount… Read More »