Patients Using Electronic Diaries to Monitor MigrainesNovember 18th 2008
Clinvest was approached by one of the largest pharmaceutical companies to "create and manage a [Mental Efficiency and Workload Test] for 500 subjects in a migraine trial occurring in 50 sites across the United States." This will be the first time cognitive processing time will be tested in a major migraine study.
CDC Reports Dramatic Increase in Diabetes Cases--November 2008November 6th 2008
The government has found that new cases of diabetes rose by more than 90% among adults over the last 10 years; helping patients prevent and manage this disease is a top priority for pharmacists.
Kids' OTC Cough, Cold Meds to Get New Labels--October 2008October 16th 2008
As modified labels for oral OTC pediatric cough and cold medicines begin hitting pharmacy shelves, pharmacists are in a unique position to educate parents and caregivers on potential treatment options for this class of medicines.
Amylin, Lilly Address FDA Alert for Byetta-September 2008September 4th 2008
In an effort to clear up any confusion and provide context on the FDA's alert for the diabetes drug Byetta, the companies marketing the medication recently held a conference call.
Women and CVD: Getting to the Heart of the MatterSeptember 1st 2008
Cardiovascular disease (CVD), which includes coronary artery disease (CAD), hypertension, stroke, and other CVDs, continues to be the leading cause of mortality among both men and women. For women, however, increasing awareness and understanding of how CVD affects them remains a challenge.