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inhaler
Smart inhalers have the potential to address the challenges faced by patients and health care professionals in the management of respiratory diseases.
Alarm Clock
Most web searches for insomnia were done between midnight and 5 am, when people are typically asleep.  
pregnancy
The study showed that 95% of women who tested positive for COVID-19 during pregnancy had no adverse outcomes, with the virus being transmitted to the fetus in just 3% of the cases.
oncology
Although cancer deaths with the highest death rates per capita accounted for the greatest number of years lost, the study authors said cancers that typically occur in younger populations had a disproportionate share of the burden.
 
Online
Pharmacy Times interviewed Rick Miller, the vice president of clinical and professional services at Alliance RX Walgreens Prime to talked about the changing specialty pharmacy field.

 
diet
Examining several biomarkers to look for biological explanations for these results, the research team found key mechanisms, including insulin resistance, body mass index (BMI), lipoprotein metabolism, and inflammation, according to the study authors.
 
cannabis
According to the study results, women interested in medical cannabis reported marginally lower levels of support from their primary care provider and significantly less support from specialist physicians.
 
safety
The authors noted that if regulatory agencies maintain the well-documented safety testing protocols that have been developed over the years, COVID-19 vaccines will be safe and trustworthy.
flu
Originally approved in 2018, baloxavir marboxil is indicated for patients aged 12 years and older.
Red Cross
By volunteering with the American Red Cross, pharmacists can continue to help support communities who are struggling during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
hospitall
In the midst of a pandemic, visibility and interoperability have never been more critical when it comes to medication inventory.
This week on Pharmacy Times, there are a number of important topics that will be covered and posted throughout the week.
Metastatic Melanoma
To analyze digital images of metastatic tumors of melanoma, the researchers used computer algorithms, or deep convolutional neural networks (DCCN), to identify patterns associated with treatment response.
FDA
It can be administered as a fixed-dose formulation over approximately 3 to 5 minutes, which is significantly less time than the intravenous (IV) formulation.
 
The companies expect to product up to 50 million doses globally before the end of 2020, and up to 1.3 billion doses by the end of 2021.