The incidence of heart failure is increasing as the world’s population ages and the rates of other, often comorbid, diseases (eg, diabetes, heart disease, obesity) increase.
Researchers were able to crystalize a protein that plays a role in nicotine addiction, which may provide a new treatment target to end tobacco cravings and treat multiple diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease.
A series of peculiar pharmacy burglaries piqued the attention of DEA Task Force agents when video surveillance captured suspects busting through a pharmacy wall using a sledgehammer.
The CDC is now recommending a 2-dose series of the HPV vaccination, rather than the previously recommended 3 doses, in children 11 to 12 years of age.
Many studies compare a pain drug to a placebo in order to identify potential analgesic effects. However, typically these studies are blinded – meaning that patients don’t know if they are taking the real medication or not.
The FDA has approved the supplemental New Drug Application for label changes to ADASUVE (loxapine) inhalation powder.
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Low-resource pharmacies, such as many community free clinics, face unique efficiency challenges. Incorporating electronic medical records improves care and saves time, but the system designers produced these tools for larger and better staffed workplaces.
Each year, the federal government implements certain strategies to increase enrollment in Affordable Care Act health plans.
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Insulin therapy must be individualized and balanced with meal planning and exercise.
Ankylosing spondylitis is a complex, painful condition that can affect many parts of your body.
Although some bacteria are harmful, and killing those pathogens is a good thing when you’re sick, most bacteria are good.
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