03/26/2017
Researchers have confirmed that a prescription weight-loss pill decreases the urge to use opiates such as oxycodone.
03/26/2017
More women are requesting BRCA gene testing associated with certain types of cancer thanks to increased interest in the procedure.
03/26/2017
Study findings could aid in interrupting transmission chains and reducing severe illness.
03/26/2017
As little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing diseases.
03/26/2017
Researchers examined how a clinical trial on one drug's efficacy affected its use in ambulances across the country.
03/26/2017
Pharmacists should proactively offer naloxone to all patients who meet evidence-based criteria.
03/23/2017
The team said that the improved adjuvant formulations could reduce side effects.
03/23/2017
An international consortium has developed a new diagnostic system, detailed in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology.
03/23/2017
The researchers want to target therapies to distinct "nodes or clusters" of patients based on specific symptoms or molecular features of their disease.
03/22/2017
For roughly one-third of people diagnosed with bipolar disorder, lithium is a miracle drug, effectively treating both their mania and depression.
03/22/2017
Guidelines address condition that halts menstruation in some athletes, women with eating disorders.
03/20/2017
The blood thinner rivaroxaban is just as safe as aspirin and more effective at preventing blood clots, according to a new study.
03/20/2017
It's the first guidance tailored to multiple regions of the world with different levels of socioeconomic and structural resource settings.
03/20/2017
Antithrombotic therapy doesn't decrease low-risk AF patients' risk of suffering a stroke within five years, according to a new study.
03/17/2017
A new class of cholesterol-lowering drug has been found to help patients cut their risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke and heart attack.
03/17/2017
Inadequate levels of vitamin D left more than half of college football athletes participating in the NFL Combine more susceptible to muscle injuries.
03/17/2017
Combining information from routine blood tests and age of patients can create a score that measures future risk of chronic disease.
03/17/2017
The monoclonal antibody is used to treat postmenopausal osteoporosis.
03/16/2017
Readmission rates were reduced for high-risk patients whose pharmacists took on a leading role in their care.
03/16/2017
Cholesterol-lowering drugs are important, especially on the day of a coronary bypass operation.
03/16/2017
Blocking hypocretin signaling may provide a new avenue for treating cocaine addiction.
03/16/2017
Buprenorphine is a medication that plays an important role in addressing the opioid epidemic.
03/15/2017
Researchers advise avoiding diclofenac and limiting ibuprofen to 1200 mg per day.
03/15/2017
Prescriptions for epipens for children with allergies have increased markedly in the last decade, with nearly four devices a year provided per child.
03/12/2017
Scientists have identified a key barrier to proliferation of insulin-producing cells, which may lead to new therapies for diabetes patients.
03/12/2017
Study reveals single cell type and surface molecule sufficient to cause common complication.
03/12/2017
The so-called internal clock also influences how people with impaired glucose metabolism react to carbohydrate-rich food.
03/12/2017
Researchers say that nontoxic amounts of the gas could help prevent coronary artery disease.
03/12/2017
A new paper provided the first evidence that the increase in drug utilization attributable to Medicare Part D saved lives.
03/12/2017
There's an ongoing debate among public health officials about how quickly they should notify the public about food-borne illness outbreaks.
03/12/2017
Biggest effect came from brief talk with a counselor.
03/12/2017
Longer recovery and higher costs found among surgery patients who were taking opioids before an elective operation.
03/12/2017
The study found a new model of health care that has made a dramatic difference to patient uptake of insulin treatment.
03/10/2017
The American Pharmacists Association Foundation is seeking nominations for its 2017 Pinnacle Awards.
03/10/2017
The CDC is working to minimize any human health risk posed by the avian influenza outbreak in Lincoln County, Tenn.
03/10/2017
You're much more likely to get a flu shot if your doctor makes the appointment for you, Rutgers researchers have discovered.
03/09/2017
Ten percent of the population worldwide is affected by some form of kidney damage.
03/09/2017
People with asthma are likely to have worse symptoms when they get the flu because they have weaker immune systems.
03/09/2017
The study aimed at developing a better blood test for Crohn's disease.
03/09/2017
Albertsons has announced plans to expand its Eating Healthy with Diabetes food tours to help more people proactively manage their health.
03/09/2017
Confidence in doctors, therapists and nursing staff leads to an improvement in subjectively perceived complaints, satisfaction and quality of life in patients.
03/07/2017
It's the most common cause of maternal death worldwide. How can we stop obstetric hemorrhage?
03/07/2017
"The common perception that Zika is mild compared with dengue or chikungunya was not borne out in this small cohort."
03/07/2017
Pharmacists might have yet another reason to recommend their patients add broccoli to their diets.
03/07/2017
A majority of patients in the United States visited a doctor who received payments from drug companies, but most have no clue about it.
03/07/2017
More than 1 million patients are admitted to the hospital with heart failure each year.
03/07/2017
Researchers think Markov modeling could one day help a woman and her physician better peruse infertility treatment options.
03/04/2017
Study points out the number of lives saved thanks to vaccines to highlight the dangers caused by anti-vaccination movement.
03/03/2017
Kim Nguyen of La Puenta, Calif., is the a recipient of a $1,000 MD Labs/Rxight scholarship supporting excellence in pharmacy studies.
03/03/2017
"I’m introducing a bipartisan bill to ensure that PBMs update their MAC lists for Medicare Part D, TRICARE and FEHBP every seven days."

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