FDA Approves the First Nonstimulant Medication for Adults With ADHD in 20 Years
This FDA approval opens up non-addictive medication options for adults with ADHD. Key TakeawaysFor the first time in 20 years, the FDA has approved a nonstimulant drug to treat adults with ADHD. It was long assumed that most children may outgrow the condition, but many don’t, though it may present differently in adults. The
Study: Gallstones May Come Before Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis
A new study has found that people who were eventually diagnosed with pancreatic cancer often had gallstones years before the diagnosis. Key TakeawaysA new study found that people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer were six times more likely to have had gallstones in the year before getting diagnosed with cancer.People with a history of gallstones should be followed closely by their
Learn what monkeypox is and why it's spreading in the United States. Key TakeawaysSmall outbreaks of a viral infection called monkeypox are occurring around the world.The United States has one confirmed case, with more expected.Monkeypox has a low fatality rate.An approved vaccine for monkeypox is estimated to be 85%
Can You Get the Shingles Vaccine With Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Medical advice about RA and the Shingrix vaccine isn’t always clear due to potential drug interactions. Learn about autoimmune disease and shingles. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that older and immunocompromised adults get two doses of Shingrix (the recombinant zoster vaccine, or RZV) to prevent shingles and related complications. Some people with rheumatoid
What Is Zepzelca? Zepzelca (lurbinectedin) is a prescription, intravenous (injected into the veins) medication that's used to treat a type of lung cancer in adults called small cell lung cancer (SCLC). SCLC is the most aggressive type of