Study findings could aid in interrupting transmission chains and reducing severe illness.
Pharmacists should proactively offer naloxone to all patients who meet evidence-based criteria.
Guidelines address condition that halts menstruation in some athletes, women with eating disorders.
It's the first guidance tailored to multiple regions of the world with different levels of socioeconomic and structural resource settings.
Readmission rates were reduced for high-risk patients whose pharmacists took on a leading role in their care.
"I’m introducing a bipartisan bill to ensure that PBMs update their MAC lists for Medicare Part D, TRICARE and FEHBP every seven days."
The bill would establish a national age-18 requirement for the purchase of the medicines containing DXM.
New study says indoor tanning-related skin cancers contribute significantly to early deaths.
ESCMID member Prof. Evelina Tacconelli explains the report’s context and significance.
Leaders across the healthcare continuum on Thursday gathered in Washington, D.C.
A vital race is on in laboratories across the globe to develop a vaccine for the Zika virus.
Eating fish and seafood with higher levels of mercury may be linked to a higher risk of developing ALS.
The model predicts 20% compliance rate will reduce infections by half.
Together with patient education and support, WomenHeart sees potential in expanded treatment options.
Pharmacy plays a pivotal role in the national dialogue about health care, speakers said Monday at the conference.
Scientists are working to come up with new therapies to curb America's opioid addiction epidemic.
An international research group of 32 experts from nine countries has updated the guidelines for diagnosing CF.
The Lancet has mapped the scale of mcr-1-mediated resistance in clinical settings.
The study from Indiana University and Cornell is first to estimate the effect of the Affordable Care Act on health behaviors.
Early diagnoses of colorectal cancer up 8% in seniors, according to new University of Virginia research.
It urges lawmakers to adopt a reform plan prioritizing affordable and accessible health care.
In letters to Trump and Congress, the AGS has reinforced the importance of collaborating to support older Americans through critical programs and policies.
The specific CRE, Klebsiella pneumoniae, was isolated from a wound specimen collected on Aug. 19, 2016.
Provider status is "back on the Congressional menu."
The guide offers solutions to overcoming two specific obstacles that could impede optimal health outcomes.
New heart disease 'staging' system focuses on those previously considered at low risk.
Joint statement supports fewer vaccinations, urges action to increase national vaccination rates.
Democrat senators are roughly four times as likely to use their vote to positively affect public health policies than their Republican colleagues.
Recommendations focus on introducing peanut-containing foods to infants.
The results could potentially reduce fatigue-related mistakes by allowing workers to recognize when they should take a break.
When patients suffer from atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat, they are at considerably higher risk for blood clots and stroke.
The organization has issued a recommendation statement regarding the use of statins for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults.
New guidelines include recommendations on the use of antiplatelet therapy to reduce the risk of blood clots and statin drugs to lower cholesterol.
Using these criteria, physicians would miss nearly 20% of colorectal cancers.
The panel suggests an approach to investigating occupational and environmental causes when these are suspected.
The report calls for immediate action by policymakers to recognize and address the growing issue of targeted marketing to kids through digital media.
AAP will present the updated policy statement and technical report during the National Conference & Exhibition in San Francisco.
National Community Pharmacists Association CEO Doug Hoey has penned an op-ed about DIR fees, which have become the No. 1 issue facing NCPA's membership.
The World Heart Federation is calling on governments around the globe to increase efforts to prevent and control the growing epidemic of CVD.
The society has launched an initiative to make MS medications affordable, simple and transparent.
The College Pharmacists of BC have changed the status of emergency use naloxone from a Schedule II drug to one that is unscheduled and therefore widely accessible.
Davis noted that one point stakeholders can agree on is the importance of competition in bringing down the cost of drugs.
The FDA on Friday released the Biosimilar User Fee Act (II) performance goals letter, drawing support from trade groups representing biotechnology companies.
Michael Grandner, director of the Sleep and Health Program, addressed the negative outcomes from lack of sleep and the dietary supplements that can help improve sleep.
For the first time in U.S. history, a surgeon general has directly addressed every physician in the country.
"It's not very cost-effective to put your resources into areas that don't have much of a problem."
"There is evidence to suggest that advocates helped secure modest wins for consumers, but they faced limits."
Although the overall numbers of uninsured people has dwindled since the ACA took effect, Latinos make up a growing share of those still left uninsured.
This week’s DSN Quick Credit is: Naloxone dispensing and liability.
Some of these drug addictions can be traced back to a person's trip to the dentist.