Building and preserving bone with soluble corn fiber

Supplementing with soluble corn fiber at two critical times in a woman's life can help build and retain calcium in bone. Read more ...

Researchers use geo-mapping to identify 'hot spots' for fentanyl, other opiate use

"It's not very cost-effective to put your resources into areas that don't have much of a problem." Read More ...

DSN is looking for STARS: Nominate yours today

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NIH researchers discover a new inflammatory disease

NIH researchers have discovered a rare and sometimes lethal inflammatory disease — otulipenia — that primarily affects young children. Read more ...

Current news

Limiting weight gain may help to reduce risk of these cancers, according to new research.
Climate change could cause new hay fever misery for millions of people across Europe.
About 40% of the population has a genetic disposition to celiac disease, but only about 1% develops the autoimmune condition.
Boosting levels of a specific protein in the brain alleviates hallmark features of Alzheimer's disease in a mouse model of the disorder.
Bacteria that cause tuberculosis, leprosy and other diseases, survive by switching between two different types of metabolism.
New small molecule compounds could treat Ebola virus infection.
While the medications to treat ASD can improve symptoms of irritability and agitation in children, they also cause weight gain.
The researchers are presenting their work at the 252nd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
People with HIV-infection are living longer and are now at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD).
The new findings provide important information for the research and treatment of leukemia and autoimmune diseases.

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Webinars

FOR THE PHARMACIST

Protecting our elders: Ensuring safe medication practices for older adults
Thursday, Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. EDT

FOR THE TECHNICIAN

2016 Immunization Update for technicians
Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 8 p.m. EDT

Got to catch them all: Technicians identifying common medication flags
Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. EDT