Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: en-us Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:19:04 EDT Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:19:04 EDT Self-Monitoring Blood Pressure Lowers Cardiovascular Risk in Hypertension Self-monitoring is an effective method for hypertensive patients who are at risk for cardiovascular comorbidity. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:33:41 EDT Protein May Block Release of Ebola Virus, HIV TIM-family proteins may be able to block a wide range of viral infections. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:53:18 EDT Autism Risk with Prenatal Antidepressant Use Insignificant After Controlling for Major Maternal Depression Autism risk shown not to increase in children exposed to antidepressants in utero when researchers accounted for depression severity. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:25:47 EDT ZMapp Reverses Ebola Infection in Animal Testing Experimental drug results in 100% recovery in primates up to 5 days following infection. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:26:28 EDT For Better Adherence Following Stroke, Provide Prescriptions at Discharge Providing prescriptions when patients are discharged from the hospital after a stroke improves medication adherence, the results of a study suggest. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:30:01 EDT REMS Update Puts Spotlight on ER/LA Opioids Updated REMS attempts to stem the flow of extended-release, long-acting opioids to addicts while ensuring patients in severe pain retain access. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:31:27 EDT Despite Vaccine Controversy, Immunization Rates Remain High Among Young Children Vast majority of parents are opting for their young children to receive potentially lifesaving vaccines despite the controversy surrounding their right to refuse such immunizations. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:47:20 EDT Aspirin Is Potential Alternative to Traditional Anticoagulants Aspirin may reduce the risk of blood clots in patients who cannot use traditional anticoagulants, new research suggests. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:39:01 EDT Human Testing on Ebola Vaccine Will Begin Next Week Treatment co-developed by National Institutes of Health and GlaxoSmithKline gets fast-tracked as World Health Organization issues dire prediction. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:11:51 EDT New Guidelines Increase Statin Use Only Moderately Statin guidelines released jointly by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology more accurately identify patients with heavy arterial plaque buildup for therapy. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:29:10 EDT Ebola Infects ‘Unprecedented’ Number of Health Care Workers Limitations in available staff and protective equipment put medical personnel at increased risk. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:44:01 EDT Liberian Doctor Treated with Experimental Ebola Drug ZMapp Dies Efficacy of treatment still undetermined as World Health Organization raises cost of battle strategy. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 01:17:44 EDT American Heart Association: E-Cigarettes Should be Subject to Tobacco Laws The American Heart Association recommends removal of flavorings from e-cigarettes and restriction of sales and marketing aimed at minors. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:28:26 EDT Community Pharmacists Evolve in New Era of Health Care Panelists discuss how community pharmacists are well-positioned for the new value-driven model of health care. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:39:49 EDT NACDS Finds Optimism in Opportunities for Pharmacy Despite current challenges, experts say opportunity for pharmacy is greater now than ever before. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:53:40 EDT Work Continues on New Ebola Drugs as Second Outbreak Hits Africa A different Ebola strain reported in the Congo as researchers race to find a vaccine. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:39:46 EDT Cybercrime Experts to Offer Insider Security Tips to NACDS Total Store Expo Attendees On the heels of what could arguably be the largest data breach identified to date, leading cyber security experts will help attendees of the 2014 NACDS Total Store Expo mitigate cyber attacks. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 09:23:01 EDT Heart-Related Mortality and Hospitalizations on the Decline Since 1999 Hospitalization rates for heart disease and stroke have dropped significantly over the past decade. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 09:01:11 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