07/18/2017
According to the study, 63% of African American participants in a survey said they never use sunscreen.
07/18/2017
We offer community pharmacy project ideas that benefit your patients, staff and students. This month’s focus is on summer safety.
07/18/2017
As a preceptor, a great deal of work goes into evaluating the knowledge and skills of the students and residents who are assigned to your practice.
07/18/2017
Greco wants to teach students to apply the concepts they learn in the classroom to a real-life setting.
07/16/2017
Popular muscle building supplements, known as branched-chain amino acids, are ineffective when taken in isolation.
07/16/2017
Allergic rhinitis is common and affects between 10% and 15% of children and 26% of adults in the United Kingdom.
07/16/2017
The trial involved more than 800 people with dementia across 69 care homes in South London, North London and Buckinghamshire.
07/16/2017
Salk scientists have found the antioxidant fisetin to be beneficial in mouse model of premature aging, Alzheimer's disease.
07/16/2017
Blocking a key placental defense may limit maternal-fetal transmission of the virus.
07/14/2017
Buprenorphine reduces mortality for those with opioid use disorder, but periods off treatment are associated with much higher mortality rates.
07/14/2017
Some preceptors have their pharmacy students and residents do similar types of writing assignments.
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.
07/11/2017
Today, David operates Belew Drug. He purchased it from his father’s estate shortly after obtaining his degree in 1999.
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."
07/10/2017
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.
07/09/2017
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
Eight pharmacy student winners were awarded a $1,500 scholarship, with matching funds from McKesson Corporation.
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
Research has revealed cathepsins as potential therapeutic targets in particulate-mediated inflammatory disease.
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.
07/02/2017
The researchers identified the global gene expression changes that occur in heart failure.
07/02/2017
Scientists believe they’ve solved the structure of a protein that helps a common respiratory virus evade the immune system.
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.
06/27/2017
A new study has found that MRI and MRI-guided biopsies are more cost effective in the long term than standard ultrasounds.
06/25/2017
Feasibility study has suggested that suppressing seizure-like activity may help patients.
06/25/2017
The ACA helped to make mammograms more affordable, potentially leading to earlier diagnoses.
06/25/2017
There is strong evidence that expanding health insurance increases access to care, improves health in a variety of ways and reduces mortality.
06/25/2017
A new study has suggested that anti-fungal medications could combat the painful disease.
06/25/2017
The study is a crucial step to developing alternative treatments for safer therapy.
06/25/2017
The causes of brain cell death that occur in patients with Alzheimer's disease remain unknown and are, therefore, a barrier to developing effective therapies.
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.

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