Pilot shows promise for pharmacist role in improving blood pressure outcomes

Results from a community partnership between HealthPartners, Sterling pharmacy, and PharmaSmart show the potential of community pharmacists to improve hypertension. Read more...

Researchers look at first signs of Alzheimer's to determine possible treatments

A team of researchers has discovered how connections between brain cells are destroyed in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. Read More ...

Versatile device sends electronic signal when it detects estrogen

Researchers have developed a new sensor that can detect low levels of E2, one of the primary estrogen hormones, in liquids. Read More ...

FDA approves 1st flu vaccine with an adjuvant

The FDA has approved the first seasonal influenza vaccine to contain an adjuvant — an ingredient added to improve the body’s immune response. Read More ...

Current news

Health Canada has approved Jardiance (empagliflozin) to be used as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adult patients with Type 2 diabetes.
A team of researchers has discovered how connections between brain cells are destroyed in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease.
Reported cases of three nationally notifiable STDs — chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis — have increased for the first time since 2006, according to the CDC.
PTS Diagnostics has acquired a family of patents that will expand its role in the mHealth market.
Researchers have shown for the first time that the protein BRCA1 is required for normal learning and memory and is depleted by Alzheimer's disease.
Compared to a year ago, more Americans have either already received a flu shot or plan to get one this year.
This month we're focusing on tips the pharmacy team can offer patients to help keep holiday celebrations both happy and healthy.
Did you just grab another cookie from the break room? You are not alone! Weight gain over the holidays is a common topic discussed throughout the holiday season.
During this time of year, pharmacists can give patients advice on how to keep weight off during the holiday season.
Celebrations with family, friends and colleagues often include alcohol. Encouraging healthy habits should be done at the pharmacy.

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