05/23/2017
By 2020, one in two Americans older than 50 is expected to have, or to be at risk of developing, osteoporosis of the hip, which leads to a greater risk of hip fracture.
05/23/2017
As the population continues to age, busy community pharmacies will encounter greater numbers of patients who are at risk of osteoporosis.
05/23/2017
With a long holiday weekend coming soon, community pharmacies have a great opportunity this week to add an ounce of sunscreen prevention to patient education.
05/21/2017
Consumption of trans fatty acids, often found in processed foods, increases the risk of heart disease and stroke.
05/21/2017
Supportive care services should be targeted not only to patients, but also to their partners.
05/21/2017
The Thermia online health educational tool has enabled prediction of seasonal influenza outbreaks in China one month earlier than before.
05/21/2017
Otherwise healthy young people whose systolic blood pressure is more than 140 are at greater risk for developing stiffened arteries.
05/21/2017
Neuroimaging has shown increased blood flow in brain regions associated with memory and learning in people with higher omega-3 levels.
05/21/2017
Fennel has long been credited for helping ameliorate a variety of issues, including digestion and premenstrual symptoms.
05/20/2017
Admissions to hospital for asthma spike days after high pollen counts.
05/20/2017
Zinc’s effects on common cold duration illustrate the problems of routine statistical analyses.
05/20/2017
A simple brain-training game could help children choose healthy snacks instead of chocolate and sweets.
05/15/2017
An international team of researchers has developed a computational model to project the spread of seasonal flu in real time.
05/15/2017
Childhood bullying may lead to long-lasting health consequences, potentially affecting cardiovascular health well into adulthood.
05/15/2017
UBC researchers have identified potential adverse reactions of a commonly used MS drug.
05/14/2017
How often are safety concerns raised about a drug after it's been approved by the FDA?
05/14/2017
Patients with AF who received a catheter ablation and were considered low risk for having a stroke didn't benefit from long-term aspirin therapy.
05/14/2017
Patient-centered interventions were well received, but NIH guidelines alone can improve pediatric asthma outcomes.
05/14/2017
Osteoarthritis can potentially be prevented with a good diet and regular exercise.
05/14/2017
Illinois Colon Cares seeks to become a model for other states so that health care can be accessible to the most vulnerable populations.
05/14/2017
Researchers found a clear distinction between the profiles of these children and a healthy group.
05/14/2017
A new study has found that smartphones may help get some patients discharged from the ER faster.
05/14/2017
Scientists have uncovered evidence that a deficiency in the skin's barrier is key to triggering eczema.
05/14/2017
Research showed that people with severe mental illness have a 53% higher risk for having CVD than healthy controls.
05/09/2017
Adequate folic acid consumption by women of childbearing age has been linked to prevention of birth defects of the brain and spine known as neural tube defects.
05/08/2017
Cinnamon may lessen the risk of cardiovascular damage of a high-fat diet.
05/08/2017
Drug users born in the 1980s and 1990s are turning to injection drug more quickly than previous generations.
05/08/2017
"Organisms can change how their bodies process food in different ways," according to the study’s first author.
05/08/2017
One of the reasons why patients in the risk zone are not detected in time is that there is no standardized procedure of foot examination.
05/08/2017
Simple calf muscle stretching may reduce leg pain when walking and increase blood flow for people living with peripheral artery disease.
05/02/2017
The guidelines stress the importance of long-term, regular follow-up to help patients living with asthma maintain control.
05/02/2017
Many patients are not following recommendations concerning their asthma action plans.
05/02/2017
What happens when a patient tries to refill one of her asthma medications eight days too soon?
05/02/2017
Take charge of your CE and let us know if there are any specific topics you need or want to take, and we’ll get started developing those lessons.
04/28/2017
Most people don't know what to do about depression even when they spot it.
04/28/2017
New analysis has identified areas with highest rates and counts of hep C infections in Massachusetts.
04/28/2017
A quarter of nursing home residents are colonized with drug-resistant bacteria.
04/28/2017
Expectant mothers are not more prone to develop melanoma, and will not have a worse prognosis if they do, than women who are not pregnant.
04/28/2017
IBD affects nearly 4 million people worldwide and has an economic effect of more than $19 billion annually in the United States alone.
04/28/2017
University of Calgary kinesiology researchers led the process, which was endorsed by major world sport bodies.
04/28/2017
Plasma levels of GCD59 were also associated with the probability of delivering a large-for-gestational-age newborn.
04/28/2017
The evidence shows that exercise may boost vitamin D stores.
04/28/2017
A clinical trial has discovered a drug combination that could help thousands of children with arthritis.
04/25/2017
When patients with diabetes pick up refills for medications, take a moment to discuss the risks of hypoglycemia.
04/23/2017
We knew the Medicaid expansion had improved access to care, but this study gives us much more detail about what that really means for patient care.
04/23/2017
Two studies have linked higher consumption of sugary and artificially sweetened drinks to adverse brain effects.
04/23/2017
The study’s findings could help lead to policies promoting healthier lunches and increased physical activity during recess.
04/23/2017
There is an increased prevalence of a tick-borne pathogen responsible for a spike in babesiosis cases in Suffolk County.
04/23/2017
Aspirin therapy has been a staple of cardiology care for people who have peripheral vascular disease.
04/23/2017
Sunflower seeds are frequently contaminated with a toxin produced by molds.

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