With summer just around the corner, many of us are trying to be better about sticking with our workout routines, healthier diets, and methods for improvement and upkeep of wellness.
In 1984, Congress adopted the Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act of 1984—also known as the Hatch-Waxman Act—and shaped the modern world of generic drugs as we know it. Before the act was passed, generic drug companies were required to perform the same time-consuming and costly clinical trials as brand manufacturers, and were often subjected to costly patent infringement lawsuits. Prior to the Hatch-Waxman Act, abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) did not exist, and all drugs were required to navigate the new drug application approval process.
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Grounded in behavioral theory, powered by artificial intelligence, and nurtured with natural language processing, virtual health assistants (VHAs) are capable of conversing with a person about his or her health.
Obesity is a significant health problem in the United States, leading to conditions including diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and contributing to significant healthcare costs.
Healthy brain aging is an important part of wellness, and as the aging population expands, it is important to have a better understanding of the role of different factors on the brain, including diet.
Although the use of complementary health approaches in children has not been studied extensively at the national level, available data suggest higher rates of use among children with chronic health conditions, including anxiety, musculoskeletal conditions, and recurrent headaches, compared with children without these conditions. Similar data have been seen in adult populations.
Parents care about their children keeping a healthy, active lifestyle, but may not be fully confident in their ability to influence healthy habits, according to a survey by the YMCA and the American Academy of Pediatrics Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight. In addition to improving mental and physical health, the following are tips for keeping your children healthy and active this summer.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is among the most common sexually transmitted infections in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that most sexually active men and women will contract HPV at some point in their lives.
Every January the American Diabetes Association (ADA) publishes the Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes. This publication includes guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes, management of diabetes-related complications, and management of diabetes in special populations, as well as ways to advocate for the disease.