07/18/2017
According to the study, 63% of African American participants in a survey said they never use sunscreen.
07/16/2017
Popular muscle building supplements, known as branched-chain amino acids, are ineffective when taken in isolation.
07/16/2017
New research has looked into the economics and medical effect of preeclampsia and has urged action to mitigate the situation.
07/13/2017
Rural physicians have reported significant barriers in treating opioid use disorder.
07/13/2017
Black men suffer higher rates of fatal first-time heart attacks than white men. Preventing that first time heart attack is, therefore, essential.
07/12/2017
Mizzou researchers have found hormone replacement therapies could cause specialized cancer cells to induce growth, metastasis.
07/11/2017
Now is the perfect time for pharmacists to proactively discuss with their patients ways to protect their skin and potentially prevent skin cancer.
07/11/2017
Community pharmacists can take an active role in making patients aware of the importance of skin cancer screenings.
07/10/2017
A new brain training game could help improve the memory of patients in the very earliest stages of dementia.
07/10/2017
A study has identified fasting blood sugar and/or fasting insulin as new biomarkers for weight loss in people with prediabetes or diabetes.
07/10/2017
Overall, 89% of prescriptions written by hand deviated from best practice guidelines, said researchers.
07/10/2017
"This study has important ramifications for healthcare reform and how practitioners approach adherence assessment and intervention in routine care."
07/09/2017
Using priority setting tools helps healthcare providers create weight management plans with families.
07/09/2017
This is the first report to detail cancer differences and a mortality gap between rural and urban areas in the United States.
07/07/2017
According to the CDC's latest Vital Signs report, the number remains at high levels and varies from county to county in the U.S.
07/06/2017
Missing just a morning dose can exacerbate asthma symptoms and cause children to miss school, miss out on participating in sports or lose sleep at night.
07/06/2017
The researchers found that high doses of vitamin D reduce swelling and inflammation.
07/03/2017
To be sure your patients enjoy the fun in the sun safely, consider adding some quick quiz questions to your counseling sessions.
07/03/2017
Be sure that your patients are spending time outside during the heat of the day safely.
07/03/2017
New research may ultimately help athletes and trainers better understand who may be more at risk for heat stroke.
07/02/2017
The definition of what elements in the diet are the most beneficial has not always been clear, however.
07/02/2017
Researchers also found that Alzheimer's disease was misdiagnosed in 24% of all cases, with false positive and false negative rates both being 12%.
07/02/2017
A new poll has revealed that older Americans don't get, or seek, enough help from doctors and pharmacists on drug costs.
07/02/2017
Cocoa can protect human cognition and even counteract different types of cognitive decline.
07/02/2017
Researchers have found that an over-the-counter antioxidant may hold promise in improving patients' lives.
06/27/2017
A new study has found that MRI and MRI-guided biopsies are more cost effective in the long term than standard ultrasounds.
06/27/2017
Community pharmacists are uniquely positioned to provide education to their male patients and encourage them to speak with their doctors.
06/27/2017
Testing for large numbers of genetic changes can identify men with more than a 10-fold increased risk of testicular cancer, according to a new study.
06/25/2017
Warm weather tends to usher in ticks and exposure to them can lead to Lyme disease.
06/25/2017
Debate around vaccination may hinge more on different understandings of risk, responsibility and credibility than any particular set of scientific data.
06/25/2017
By 2014, 41% of rheumatoid arthritis patients were regular opioid users.
06/25/2017
Frequency of fish consumption was assessed by a food frequency questionnaire assessing usual diet in the past year.
06/25/2017
Researchers took a closer look at patients experiencing unexplained shortness of breath and made an unexpected observation.
06/22/2017
"The new test is objective. Either the DNA of the causative agent is there or not; there is no gray area."
06/11/2017
Perhaps one of the more important roles is to help patients and their families understand how to make informed decisions regarding prostrate health.
06/10/2017
The guideline brings together for the first time the latest research and expert views into a single robustly written document.
06/10/2017
Self-monitoring of blood glucose levels in patients with Type 2 diabetes who are not treated with insulin did not improve glycemic control after a year.
06/10/2017
Better communication with healthcare providers could help reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics for common childhood illnesses.
06/10/2017
A worldwide network of scientists have announced a new dictionary of terms.
06/10/2017
Experiences of successful families help develop supportive coaching program, identify community resources.
06/10/2017
Smaller dose combos of blood pressure medications may be effective and have fewer side effects.
06/10/2017
The agency sought removal of Opana ER from market based on its concern that the benefits of the drug may no longer outweigh its risks.
06/10/2017
Babies born to mothers with sleep apnea have a higher risk of experiencing adverse neonatal outcomes.
06/10/2017
An adhesive patch may improve ease of use for home sleep apnea testing.
06/10/2017
Breastfeeding after a cesarean section may help manage pain.
06/10/2017
One in five surgical weight-loss patients take prescription opioids seven years after surgery.
06/10/2017
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are present in many ready-to-eat foods such as fresh produce and dairy products.
06/06/2017
Community pharmacies are in a perfect position to join in and raise awareness among all patients.
06/06/2017
It is estimated that testosterone levels decline at a rate of approximately 1% each year beginning in the third decade of life.
06/06/2017
Experts recommend that most adults get at least seven hours of sleep each day.

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