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Colleen Fleiss

Colleen is a well-versed medical writer, who has written on various medical topics. She writes under her pen name contributing news to Medindia.

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Trump Admin's Price Disclosure Policy Unlikely to Help Curb Drug Prices: Study

Trump Admin's Price Disclosure Policy Unlikely to Help Curb Drug Prices: Study

For the high-priced drug ad, price disclosure significantly reduced the likelihood of participants asking their doctor about the drug, asking their insurance provider about the drug or researching the drug online, or taking the drug., stated study.

Drug News
Erasing Memories Associated With Cocaine Use Reduces Drug Seeking Behavior, Says Study

Erasing Memories Associated With Cocaine Use Reduces Drug Seeking Behavior, Says Study

Disrupting memories associated with substance abuse use reduces drug seeking behaviors, thereby opening a potential avenue for developing more effective therapies to prevent drug relapse.

Alcohol & Drug Abuse News
Urine-based Tuberculosis Screening Saves Lives

Urine-based Tuberculosis Screening Saves Lives

Screening all hospitalized patients with HIV for tuberculosis (TB) using urine tests would improve life expectancy and be cost-effective in Malawi and South Africa.

Respiratory Disease News
Diet Low in Free Sugars Improves Fatty Liver Disease in Children

Diet Low in Free Sugars Improves Fatty Liver Disease in Children

If a child with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) consumes a very low amount of sugars in their diet, both fat and inflammation in the liver improves, revealed study.

Diet & Nutrition News
New Approach to Restore Memory Function in Alzheimerís Disease

New Approach to Restore Memory Function in Alzheimerís Disease

UB researchers corrected synaptic dysfunctions in the brain involved in memory loss, using an epigenetic approach.

Senior Health News