Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/rems/condition-rss en-us Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:33:59 EDT Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:33:59 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 FDA Cautions Consumers About Fraudulent Ebola Products http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/FDA-Cautions-Consumers-About-Fraudulent-Ebola-Products FDA stresses that dietary supplements cannot prevent or cure the Ebola virus. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 10:33:01 EDT WHO: Ebola Outbreak ‘Vastly Underestimated’ http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/WHO-Ebola-Outbreak-Vastly-Underestimated World Health Organization cautions outbreak could last for several months. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 03:13:30 EDT MTM Services Underused in Part D Drug Plans http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/MTM-Services-Underused-in-Part-D-Drug-Plans Less than half of Medicare enrollees eligible for MTM services receive consultations from a clinical pharmacist. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 01:48:31 EDT Lupus Patients Need Better Care Transitions http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Lupus-Patients-Need-Better-Care-Transitions Nearly 1 in 6 lupus patients hospitalized in the United States are readmitted within 30 days. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:38:13 EDT Parkinson’s Disease, Open-Heart Surgery May Have Contributed to Robin Williams’ Suicide http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Parkinsons-Disease-Open-Heart-Surgery-May-Have-Contributed-to-Robin-Williams-Suicide A previous heart operation and recent struggles with the early stages of Parkinson’s disease may have contributed to Robin Williams' suicide. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:34:56 EDT Efforts Accelerated to Push Untested Ebola Drugs into Clinical Trials http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Efforts-Accelerated-to-Push-Untested-Ebola-Drugs-into-Clinical-Trials Vaccine developed by Canadian government could be mass produced within months. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:44:50 EDT More Middle-Aged Adults Hospitalized for Drug-Related Suicide Attempts http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/More-Middle-Aged-Adults-Hospitalized-for-Drug-Related-Suicide-Attempts In this age group, such hospitalizations surged 104% between 2005 and 2011. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 01:39:11 EDT Implications of Pharmacist-Led Intervention to Boost Medication Adherence http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Implications-of-Pharmacist-Led-Intervention-to-Boost-Medication-Adherence Jesse McCullough, PharmD, director of field clinical services for Rite Aid, discusses the implications of a pharmacist-led intervention to boost medication adherence. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:43:33 EDT