Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: en-us Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:09:33 EDT Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:09:33 EDT 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Worst-Case Scenario: Nearly 300,000 New Ebola Cases in 2014 Current transmission rates from primary cases to secondary cases could cause Ebola epidemic to explode. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:05:40 EDT Current Trends in the Pharmacy Job Market Although many pharmacists express concerns about the state of the pharmacy job market, the good news is the demand for pharmacists seems to be increasing. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:51:59 EDT Pharmacist ICU Involvement Reduces Hospital Costs, Adverse Events Involving pharmacists in the intensive care unit reduces adverse events and costs for patients who receive continuous veno-venous hemofiltration. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:04:48 EDT