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Scientists create drug cocktail to cut treatment time by half for resistant tuberculosis

A new drug cocktail reduces the length of treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis from nearly two years to nine to 11 months with a similar effectiveness, according to a large clinical trial whose results were published in a U.S. journal Wednesday. Nearly 600,000 people contract multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) every year, killing more people than any other… Read More »

American Medical Association urges more time for detailed feedback on ONC, CMS information blocking rules

The American Medical Association is urging ONC National Coordinator Donald Rucker and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma to extend the comment period for 30 days for the recently laid-out proposed federal rules regarding interoperability and information blocking to allow stakeholders to submit the most comprehensive and detailed feedback possible for the… Read More »