Take Actions, Keep COVID-19 at Bay

2020.3.10 Aguide Newsroom Delighted to know: There has been a continuous decline in the number of new novel coronavirus infections each day in China, including in Hubei province. ……

Revelation on the novel coronavirus pneumonia(NCP)

2020.2.26 Aguide Newsroom On January 30,2020,the government had requiring all retail pharmacies in the city to be registered identifications when selling medicines with symptoms like fever or cough during the incubation periods.Hangzhou, Ningbo, Dalian, Yichun, Mengcheng, Haikou, Sanya and Hubei province have suspended sales of those medicines in all retail pharmacies. As of February 2,mainland China reported 17,187 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus-infected pneumonia (NCIP), including 362 deaths. The first case was reported in December 2019. Since then, cases have also been reported in at least 23 other countries, including the U.S., Canada, Australia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea and France.(MERCOLA,2020)……

Aguide Debut to Brand-new Medication Solution at Arab Health 2020

“We are happy to take responsibilities for offering a better way to improve patient’s compliance with medication.Serve the best to customers is our mission all along.” Air Huang, Sales Director, Qiyou Company……

Total Opioid Overdose Deaths Down With Medicaid Expansion

FRIDAY, Jan. 10, 2020 -- Medicaid expansion is associated with a reduction in total opioid overdose deaths and with increases in methadone-related mortality, according to a study published online Jan. 10 in JAMA Network Open. Nicole Kravitz-Wirtz, Ph.D., M.P.H., from the University of California Davis School of Medicine in Sacramento, and colleagues used cross-sectional data from 3,109 counties within 49 states and the District of Columbia to examine annual county-level mortality for overdoses involving any opioid, natural and semisynthetic opioids, methadone, heroin, and synthetic opioids other than methadone. The researchers observed 383,091 opioid overdose fatalities across U.S. counties during the study period, with a mean of 7.25 deaths per county. The rate of total opioid overdose deaths was 6 percent lower with adoption of Medicaid expansion versus the rate in nonexpansion states (relative rate, 0.94). Compared with counties in nonexpansion states, ……

Health Highlights: Jan. 13, 2020

There are a wide range of coronaviruses. Some cause the common cold, while others can cause more severe illnesses, the AP reported. There have been reports of possible cases of the same illness in Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan. All have involved people who had recently traveled to Wuhan, city officials said.……

Certain Diabetes Meds May Lower Gout Risk, Too

The study findings were published Jan. 13 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Brigham and Women's Hospital funded the study. MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2020 -- Medications called SGLT2 inhibitors lower blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. And new research suggests these drugs may have an added benefit -- lowering the risk of gout. Compared with people taking another class of diabetes drugs (GLP1 receptor agonists), those taking the SGLT2 drugs had 36% reduced odds of developing gout, the painful condition that usually starts in the foot. "SGLT2s are one of the most effective classes of medications for people with type 2 diabetes, and they might also reduce risk of gout," said study lead author Dr. Michael Fralick, a general internist at the University of Toronto.……