Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/cold_and_flu/condition-rss en-us Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:18:25 EDT Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:18:25 EDT Ultimate Severity of Ebola Outbreak Cannot Be Foreseen http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Ultimate-Severity-of-Ebola-Outbreak-Cannot-Be-Foreseen Model used to predict eventual size of Ebola outbreak outpaced by scale of current epidemic. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:25:28 EDT Pharmacists Reduce Anti-Epileptic Drug Prescription Errors http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Pharmacists-Reduce-Anti-Epileptic-Drug-Prescription-Errors Clinical pharmacists can reduce anti-epileptic drug (AED) prescription errors that commonly result from incomplete or poor documentation. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:42:01 EDT Medical Supplies Flood into Sierra Leone During Ebola Quarantine http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Medical-Supplies-Flood-into-Sierra-Leone-During-Ebola-Quarantine Efforts to contain the virus increase as death toll continues to rise. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:25:43 EDT Physician-Pharmacist Collaboration Keeps Asthma Patients Out of Hospitals http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Physician-Pharmacist-Collaboration-Keeps-Asthma-Patients-Out-of-Hospitals Implementing physician-pharmacist collaborative management methods reduces asthma-related emergency department visits. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:07:29 EDT Pharmacist Review of ER Visits Reduces Prevalence of Inappropriately Prescribed Antimicrobials http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Pharmacist-Review-of-ER-Visits-Reduces-Prevalence-of-Inappropriately-Prescribed-Antimicrobials Up to one-fifth of adult patients discharged from emergency departments may require antimicrobial prescription revisions. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:30:30 EDT Null Findings on Selenium Supplements for Cataract Prevention http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Null-Findings-on-Selenium-Supplements-for-Cataract-Prevention Selenium and vitamin E supplementation will not prevent cataracts in men, a new study suggests. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:00:01 EDT Combining COPD Therapies Aids Older Adults with Comorbid Asthma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Combining-COPD-Therapies-Aids-Older-Adults-with-Comorbid-Asthma Combining 2 classes of COPD medications leads to better outcomes for older adults with comorbid asthma. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:42:01 EDT Blood Test Can Diagnose Major Depression http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Blood-Test-Can-Diagnose-Major-Depression A first-of-its-kind blood test delivers an objective diagnosis of major depressive disorder, as well as predicts which adult patients will benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:33:40 EDT Pharmacist Raises Concerns Over Enterovirus as Illness Spreads http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Pharmacist-Raises-Concerns-Over-Enterovirus-as-Illness-Spreads The severe respiratory virus that is hospitalizing children across the United States has now been confirmed in 17 states. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:29:24 EDT CVS Health Finds Benefit in Banning Cigarettes From Pharmacies http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/CVS-Health-Finds-Benefit-in-Banning-Cigarettes-From-Pharmacies Research conducted by CVS Health supported its move to discontinue sales of tobacco products. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:18:19 EDT What's in Store for the 2015 NACDS Total Store Expo http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Whats-in-Store-for-the-2015-NACDS-Total-Store-Expo The 2015 NACDS Total Store Expo will be held in Denver, Colorado, from August 22, 2015, to August 25, 2015. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:59:16 EDT The Age of Targeted Osteoarthritis Therapy Begins http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Alpha-2-Macroglobulin-The-Age-of-Targeted-Therapy-for-Osteoarthritis-Begins Alpha-2-macroglobulin may soon revolutionize the treatment of osteoarthritis. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:39:27 EDT Obama Ramps Up Response to Ebola Epidemic http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Obama-Ramps-Up-Response-to-Ebola-Epidemic Thousands of US military personnel will deploy to West Africa. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:05:21 EDT US Hospital Administrative Costs Dwarf Other Nations' Spending http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/US-Hospital-Administrative-Costs-Dwarf-Other-Nations-Spending Using a less market-oriented payment scheme could reduce high hospital administrative costs. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:52:12 EDT Insight Sessions Featured at the 2014 NACDS Total Store Expo http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Insight-Sessions-Featured-at-the-2014-NACDS-Total-Store-Expo The 23 Insight Sessions featured at the 2014 NACDS Total Store Expo addressed a wide range of challenges affecting today’s pharmacy landscape. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:25:19 EDT Enterovirus Cases Spread to the Northeast http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Enterovirus-Cases-Spread-to-the-Northeast The respiratory virus that hospitalized hundreds of children in the Midwest and the South has now reached the Northeast. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:02:01 EDT Study Shows Type 1 Interferons Block Allergy and Asthma Driving Cells http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Study-Shows-Type-1-Interferons-Block-Allergy-and-Asthma-Driving-Cells Researchers found that inhibiting development of T helper 2 cells may be advantageous in the control of allergic responses. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:11:44 EDT Most mHealth Apps Lack Privacy Policies http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Most-mHealth-Apps-Lack-Privacy-Policies Only 30% of the most commonly used mHealth apps have privacy policies. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:52:01 EDT Combination Treatment for HIV/HCV Coinfection Shown Effective in Phase 3 Trial http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Combination-Treatment-for-HIVHCV-Coinfection-Shown-Effective-in-Phase-3-Trial Results of a phase 3 trial demonstrate the effectiveness of simeprevir in combination with ribavirin and peginterferon as a treatment for patients coinfected with HIV and HCV. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:56:43 EDT Pharmacy Services Provided at the 2014 NACDS Total Store Expo http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Pharmacy-Services-Provided-at-the-2014-NACDS-Total-Store-Expo Through the Pharmacist Connect program, pharmacists from chain member companies provided 2014 NACDS Total Store Expo attendees with immunizations and other pharmacy services. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:23:01 EDT