Medical Use

Most surprise medical bills will end under a new rule

The interim final rule kicks off the process of filling in the No Surprises Act, a controversial and long-delayed bill passed by Congress in December and which former President Donald Trump enacted after much pressure from insurers and carriers. suppliers. Subject to a 60-day comment period, the rule is the …

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IUD Mirena: examination and information

We include products that we think are useful for our readers. If you buy through links on this page, we may earn a small commission. Here is our process. The Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) is an implant that people can use as a method of birth control for up to …

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How old is multiple sclerosis?

Typically, people are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) between the ages of 20 and 40, but late-onset MS (LOMS) affects people 50 and older. LOMS usually progresses faster than MS diagnosed at a younger age. There are several steps doctors take before making a diagnosis and determine the best treatment. …

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Nasal antihistamine OK to treat allergy symptoms

Share on PinterestThe over-the-counter medicine Astepro can now be used to treat allergy symptoms. Dobrila Vignjevic / Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Astepro, an over-the-counter nasal antihistamine, to treat allergy symptoms. Experts say the approval gives people with allergies an easily accessible drug …

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Why phony medicine has such lasting appeal

We puny humans simply cannot cope with the idea of ​​a disease for which there is no cure. We will always find something to believe in, no matter how small. Since the Sars-Cov-2 virus was discovered, people have been circulating “cures” ranging from avoiding ice-cold drinks (no) to using special …

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New recommendations on the use of intra-articular therapies

Intra-articular therapies (IAT) are frequently used to treat joint conditions such as gout, rheumatoid arthritis, or osteoarthritis. The procedure involves inserting a needle into the space between the bones of the joint to deliver medication. The types of injectables used in IAT techniques vary, from steroids to radiopharmaceuticals. Although IAT …

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