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
Fennel has long been credited for helping ameliorate a variety of issues, including digestion and premenstrual symptoms.
05/21/2017
The new drug would ideally have fewer side effects and eliminate the need for insulin injections.
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
In social media posts, patients tend to focus on medication risks more than on benefits or financial costs.
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.
05/20/2017
A simple brain-training game could help children choose healthy snacks instead of chocolate and sweets.
05/20/2017
So far it has not been possible to develop vaccines capable of contributing to the treatment and prevention of HIV and hepatitis C.
05/20/2017
Targeting the mast cells with imatinib improved airway hyper-responsiveness in patients with severe asthma.
05/20/2017
A novel tablet is helping heart failure patients to manage their disease, according to research presented at EuroHeartCare 2017.
05/20/2017
Admissions to hospital for asthma spike days after high pollen counts.
05/20/2017
Many older adults lack an understanding of the risks for falling and how to prevent them.
05/20/2017
A custom-engineered protein destroyed the deadly virus in the lab.
05/20/2017
Zinc’s effects on common cold duration illustrate the problems of routine statistical analyses.
05/20/2017
Baking meets science in a delicious health initiative that could help lower cholesterol and risk of heart disease.
05/20/2017
An NIH co-funded clinical trial tested an alternative treatment for eosinophilic syndrome.
05/16/2017
DSN offers community pharmacy project ideas that benefit your patients, staff and students. This month’s focus is on asthma.
05/16/2017
Upon refilling MT’s medications this month, the technician noted that MT who is typically exactly on track with refill dates is late filling her prescriptions.
05/16/2017
Becoming a preceptor means being willing and able to carve out significant amounts of time to dedicate to a student pharmacist or resident.
05/15/2017
Childhood bullying may lead to long-lasting health consequences, potentially affecting cardiovascular health well into adulthood.
05/15/2017
Researchers have demonstrated screening techniques that can help prevent accidental exposure to synthetic opioids.
05/15/2017
A new study has modeled HIV incidence, prevalence and mortality to determine feasible targets for ending the epidemic.
05/15/2017
The newly revealed disease mechanism points to a potential target for treatment.
05/15/2017
UBC researchers have identified potential adverse reactions of a commonly used MS drug.
05/15/2017
Scientists have developed a type of eye drop that could potentially revolutionize the treatment of one of the leading causes of blindness in the U.K.
05/15/2017
An international team of researchers has developed a computational model to project the spread of seasonal flu in real time.
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
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.
05/11/2017
Tuberculosis is the leading infectious disease cause of death in the world and there is a global effort to eradicate it by 2035.
05/11/2017
The current FDA standards pose an unnecessarily challenging hurdle that may be inhibiting investment in new Alzheimer's treatments, the authors said.
05/11/2017
Evidence in preclinical models shows that Hinokitiol may correct anemia caused by genetic deficiencies.
05/11/2017
Nearly one in two seniors in Ontario who visited a family doctor for a nonbacterial infection received an unnecessary antibiotic prescription.
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.
05/09/2017
The research underscores the need for pharmacists to take a more active role in managing asthmatic patients.
05/09/2017
The pharmacy team provides services to people who are literally its neighbors, and it takes its role in the community very seriously.
05/08/2017
Simple calf muscle stretching may reduce leg pain when walking and increase blood flow for people living with peripheral artery disease.
05/08/2017
Researchers have identified a potent new weapon against the Zika virus in the blood of people who have been infected by it.
05/08/2017
Pediatric patients have high complication rates that increase each day infections linger untreated.
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.

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