Atopic Dermatitis (AD) is a chronic, pruritic, relapsing inflammatory skin disease. AD onset is most common between 3 months and 6 months of age, with approximately 60% of patients developing the eruption in the first year of life and 90% by 5 years of age. The majority of affected individuals (70% to 90%) have resolution of disease by adulthood
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has just updated their safe infant sleep environment recommendations, citing evidence that infants should sleep in the same room with their parents, ideally for the first full year of life, but at the very least for the first 6 months.
The FDA has approved class-wide labeling changes for prescription testosterone products regarding risks of abuse and dependence associated with testosterone and other anabolic androgenic steroids (AASs).
For decades, clinicians relied on a limited number of drugs, including sulfonylureas and metformin, to help patients with type 2 diabetes. However, in the past 20 years, an increasing number of glucose-lowering drugs for diabetes treatment have become available.
The FDA has awarded 21 grants for new clinical trial research worth more than $23 million to be spent over the next 4 years on the development of products for patients with rare diseases.
How many times have you seen increasing doses of sleep medications prescribed to your patients?
A great need exists in the United States for readily accessible naloxone, and pharmacists have a vital role to play to increase its availability and safe use.
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.
The FDA has approved Lilly’s Lartruvo (olaratumab injection), in combination with –doxorubicin, for the treatment of soft tissue sarcoma (STS) in adults.
Hookah bars are on the rise around the world despite their being associated with many health risks.
West Virginia University (WVU) Medicine Ruby Memorial Hospital is a 500+ bed academic teaching hospital located in Morgantown, West Virginia. WVU Medicine Children’s is located within Ruby. Services offered include a level I trauma center, a 39-bed level III NICU (neonatal intensive care unit), a 20-bed pediatric intensive care unit, and a state-of-the-art cancer center. The hospital has an outpatient pharmacy onsite, which in 2012 launched a Transition of Care (TOC) Pharmacy to offer bedside consulting service and post-discharge prescription service to any patient within our facility. Since its inception, the program has reached more than 40,000 patients in 4 years and had up to a 62% capture rate.1
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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