Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: en-us Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:00:38 EDT Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:00:38 EDT Pharmacist Interventions Significantly Improve Clinical Outcomes in HIV Outpatients Study suggests pharmacists are more than qualified to navigate outpatients with HIV through treatment options. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:37:01 EDT Early Combination Treatment Reduces HIV Viral Load in Infants, But Still Not a Cure Ceasing treatment may be the only way to determine whether HIV is cured, but doing so carries long-term risks. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:18:01 EDT DEA Places Strict Sanctions on Hydrocodone to Crack Down on Opioid Abuse Drugs that contain hydrocodone will be moved to a more restrictive category of the Controlled Substances Act. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:16:30 EDT Can Mobile Game Tactics Increase Medication Adherence Rates? Game tactics, including rewards and competitions with friends, are making their way into mobile medication adherence apps. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:49:38 EDT Bioethicists: With Limited Supply of Ebola Drugs, Strengthening Health Systems Should Be a Priority Doctors say experimental Ebola drugs should not be limited to well-off patients. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:12:01 EDT The American Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines for Management of Head Lice: An In-Depth Guide Learn about the current guideline-recommended treatment options for head lice, including lesser-known guideline-recommended nondrug treatment options. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:52:27 EDT Experimental Drug Protects Against Virus Similar to Ebola Promising treatment protects nonhuman primates from Marburg virus up to 3 days after infection. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:39:27 EDT Money Laundering Charge Added to FedEx Indictment for Illegal Online Pharmacy Shipments New indictment alleges FedEx accepted payment from multiple online pharmacies knowing that the money had come from illegal prescription sales. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:01:23 EDT The Value of the Pharmacist Discover more about the value pharmacists provide to patients every day. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:46:12 EDT Relief Group Calls Ebola Response Inadequate While American Patients Get Tested for Possible Exposure Doctors Without Borders says virus cannot be contained without massive mobilization of resources to West Africa. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:26:01 EDT Guidelines for Vaccination of Immunocompromised Individuals from the Infectious Diseases Society of America: An In-Depth Guide Key points from the Infectious Diseases Society of America’s updated guidelines for vaccination of immunocompromised individuals. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:37:59 EDT ALS Receives Recognition from CDC Report, Ice Bucket Challenge The viral Ice Bucket Challenge and the first effort to estimate the prevalence of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis have raised awareness of the neurodegenerative disease. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:53:20 EDT Depression Symptoms Often Neglected in Parkinson’s Disease Many patients with Parkinson's disease do not receive treatment for their depressive symptoms. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 03:51:14 EDT NIH Accelerates Human Testing for Experimental Ebola Vaccine Ebola-related death toll climbs above 1200 as health care workers face increased threats from desperate region. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:24:42 EDT Wegmans Now Offering Specialty Pharmacy Services at All Stores Grocery store chain joins growing list of major companies offering enhanced specialty pharmacy. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:00:22 EDT Pharmacist Participation in Wellness Visits Boosts Primary Care Revenue Medicare Annual Wellness Visits could be a way to support a pharmacist position in a primary care office. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 01:54:01 EDT The Association Between Chronic Lung Disease and Lung Cancer Chronic lung disease may increase the risk of developing lung cancer, independently of tobacco use and other known risk factors. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:04:34 EDT HPV Vaccination Still Low Among Adolescents Roughly one-third of teen girls’ clinicians and almost half of teen boys’ clinicians did not recommend HPV vaccination in 2013. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 10:27:20 EDT Lifetime Risk of Developing Diabetes Rises to 40% A patient’s lifetime risk of developing type 2 diabetes currently stands at 40%, with an even higher risk for some ethnic groups. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 03:56:01 EDT Popular Prescription Medications May Contribute to Falls, Injuries in Elderly Patients Fall and injuries in the elderly may be attributed to many popular prescription medications. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 01:54:28 EDT