The problem of antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest health challenges for 2022 and beyond. Some experts already claim that it is not possible to stop serious consequences caused by the misuse of antibiotics in the past. If you don’t know much or anything about the antibiotic resistance crisis, it is something everybody should be aware of.
Technology in medicine has a long history, with advances pushing forward and saving countless people. There is a constant drive for technological advancement in medicine, and it is difficult to predict where this will lead. We take a look at some of the newest medical technologies of 2022.
The problem of patients not taking their medicine as prescribed by their doctor is a big one. It is actually quite common, and something that often affects patients suffering from chronic illness. This is a problem that can be very difficult for doctors and other healthcare professionals to understand is happening. But why do patients stop taking their meds? We look at the causes of medication nonadherence, and what could happen if someone takes this course of action.
If you have heard about the benefits of homeopathy, you could have some questions. This complementary treatment option is controversial, while it is praised by some there are others that criticize this medical system. So before you decide to choose homeopathy ahead of more mainstream treatment options, what should you know about it?
It is very easy to accumulate a lot of pills in your medicine cabinet, some you will have stopped taking because you no longer need them, and others might have affected you in ways you didn’t like. But whatever the reason, you need to dispose of them carefully. While it is easy to simply throw expired pills in the trash, or flush them down the toilet, this could be a mistake. Before you get rid of your meds, there are a few things you need to know.
Technology is always advancing, producing benefits in all our lives. Pharmacies are not immune to this, with digital drugstores often offering customers a better experience. But what does the future hold for digital pharmacies? While pharmacies of old were paper-based, today most things are digital. Offering automatic refills, adherence help, and prior authorization support, digital pharmacies make patients’ lives easier. The pandemic has only driven digital pharmacy services further, with patients getting their prescriptions without leaving their homes. These services are only going to improve in the future, let’s take a look at how digital pharmacies might operate in a few years.
Whether you need to choose a private health insurance company, or if your employer has given you some options, selecting the best health insurance can be difficult. We’ve taken a look at what the top US health insurance companies have to offer to help give you an assessment of what is the right one for you.