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Study on miscarriage management finds combination treatment is more efficient and cost effective

Aug. 28, 2023—Vanderbilt research finds that only 1% of 22,116 commercially insured women ages 15-49 with medically managed miscarriages received the recommended combination of mifepristone.

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Effective medications for opioid use disorder rarely used

Aug. 7, 2023—Vanderbilt research shows that most individuals diagnosed with opioid use disorder are not on recommended medications and even fewer remain in care.

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HIV prevention medication not being prescribed routinely: study

Sep. 17, 2020—Only about 54% of medical practitioners surveyed say they have prescribed pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, to HIV-vulnerable patients, according to a new study by a Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigator.

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Study finds newborn opioid withdrawal rates show evidence of stabilizing

May. 12, 2020—Rates of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) have plateaued after 20 years of increasing frequency across the country, according to a new study published in Health Affairs. NAS is a withdrawal syndrome experienced by some opioid-exposed newborns after birth.

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