Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/flu/condition-rss en-us Sat, 23 Aug 2014 01:21:30 EDT Sat, 23 Aug 2014 01:21:30 EDT Pharmacist Interventions Significantly Improve Clinical Outcomes in HIV Outpatients http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Depression-Symptoms-Often-Neglected-in-Parkinsons-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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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% http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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