- For Better Medication Outcomes, Help Patients Do the Math? One-third of patients in private rheumatology practices can’t follow dosing instructions for ibuprofen correctly, and one-fifth can’t follow instructions for methotrexate.
- Metformin: A Great Lakes Disaster? There is more than one way to measure prescription drug use in modern society.
- Flu Deaths Hit Epidemic Threshold. The CDC is reporting that the flu season is well and truly underway, with the proportion of deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza reaching the epidemic level.
- Meniscus Lesions Tied to Neuropathic Pain in Knee OA. Meniscus lesions, specifically extrusions, were a risk factor for neuropathic pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA).
Top stories in health and medicine, January 5, 2015
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