May 20, 2022
There’s an ongoing research boom and more treatments than ever before, yet the battle against gout continues to be hampered by an information gap.
May 19, 2022
After years of searching for reliable information and a network of fellow gout patients to share his experience, Gary Ho launched his own online support group with the help of his rheumatologist, Christopher Parker, DO. Now, the duo is further expanding their efforts.
May 13, 2022
With the backing of new laws, retail pharmacists have considerable freedom to switch patients to FDA approved interchangeable biosimilars. While most are willing to use that freedom, according to a new report, unanswered questions remain.
May 11, 2022
Things are looking up for patients who have an uncommon heart condition. The Food and Drug Administration last month approved a novel medication to treat obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
May 9, 2022
With the finalization of a controversial draft policy, one federal agency dashed the hopes of millions of people living with Alzheimer’s and related dementias.
May 6, 2022
By Robert Fekete, MD - Getting tardive dyskinesia is devastating for mental health patients who are getting back on track.
May 5, 2022
What is medical innovation worth? To explore this question, the Institute for Patient Access recently convened health policy and patient advocacy professionals for the Value of Innovation Policy Forum in Washington, D.C.
April 29, 2022
Treating patients with rheumatic diseases often involves using biologic medications, including biosimilars.
April 27, 2022
Biologic drugs, including biosimilars, are increasing the number of effective treatments for rheumatic diseases. Biologics are derived from living organisms,…
April 25, 2022
No parent wants to see their child wince in pain or hear their baby cry. Yet enduring the undesirable for just a minute – as the child is vaccinated – can save heartache down the road.