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When Reality Bites: Procedures Meet Practice in Community Pharmacies

High workload, rigid rules, and conflicting pressures from their employers are all leading to community pharmacy staff deviating from standard procedures at times to ensure patients receive the tailored care they require, a new study from The University of Manchester has found.

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Depression Decreases Adherence to COPD Maintenance Medications

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A recent study in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society found that in a nationally representative sample of Medicare beneficiaries who were newly diagnosed with COPD, adherence to maintenance medications decreased with new episodes of depression.

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Scientists Streamline Synthesis of Potential Cancer Drug

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A team led by Rice University scientists has improved the production of a potent anti-tumor antibiotic known as uncialamycin.

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Updates from the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) Annual Meeting

Explore significant research developments and treatment advances relevant to oncology pharmacists presented at the ASPHO annual meeting at the Updates from the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) Annual Meeting webinar on July 14, 2016, from 12:00 – 1:00 pm CST.

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Johns Hopkins Students Design Ebola Protection Suit Improvements

Johns Hopkins University engineering students working to develop a better suit to protect health care workers in Ebola outbreaks have developed prototypes for a more comfortable hood and face mask that make breathing easier, and for a battery-powered system that curbs humidity in the suit.

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Chemists Find New Way to Recycle Plastic Waste Into Fuel

A new way of recycling millions of tons of plastic garbage into liquid fuel has been devised by researchers from the University of California, Irvine and the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC) in China.

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Mayo Clinic Introduces Precision Medicine in Psychiatry

Mayo Clinic highlights the potential merits of using precision medicine in prescribing antidepressants. Details appear in the current issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Eleven percent of Americans 12 years and older have been prescribed antidepressant medication, according to CDC data from 2005–2008.

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Plant Kingdom Provides 2 New Candidates for the War on Antibiotic Resistance

New research has discovered peptides from two crop species that have antimicrobial effects on bacteria implicated in food spoilage and food poisoning They are similar in structure to a human peptide used to guard against beer-spoiling bacteria

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Cannabis Use During Pregnancy May Affect Brain Development in Offspring

Cannabis use during pregnancy is associated with abnormal brain structure in children, according to a new study in Biological Psychiatry.

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VentureMed Group Announces FDA Approval of FLEX Scoring Catheter®

VentureMed Group, Ltd., a medical device company based in northwest Ohio, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the commercial distribution of a new surgical device for treating peripheral artery disease (PAD). It’s called the FLEX Scoring Catheter® and was developed by ProMedica Vascular Surgeon John Pigott, MD, as an alternative to balloon-based scoring with a one-size-fits-all platform technology.

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Natural Molecule Could Improve Parkinson’s

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A natural molecule shows benefit in a preliminary clinical trial for Parkinson’s Disease

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Provide Best Practice Cancer Care with Cost Savings - HOPA Oncology Pharmacy Practice Management Program, September 23-24, 2016 - Chicago, IL

Join experts in the field of pharmacy services management as they share their expertise and practical solutions to the everyday challenges of providing top-of-the-line clinical care in a fiscally responsible manner at the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) 4th Annual HOPA Oncology Pharmacy Practice Management Program at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare on September 23-24, 2016.

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New TSRI Method Opens Door to Development of Many New Medicines

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have developed a powerful new method for finding drug candidates that bind to specific proteins, an advance that can be applied to a large set of proteins at once, even to the thousands of distinct proteins directly in their native cellular environment.

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Pharmacist Association Calls for Ban on Prescription Drug Advertising

At the annual meeting of the ASHP House of Delegates during ASHP’s 2016 Summer Meetings and Exhibition this week in Baltimore, ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) approved a policy calling on Congress to ban all direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising of prescription drugs and medication-containing devices.

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PLOS Medicine Policy Forum: Direct-to-Consumer Marketing to People with Hemophilia

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The manner in which pharmaceutical companies market their products to people who have hemophilia appears unprecedented and direct-to-consumer marketing should be examined by regulators, say researchers who reviewed documents, including consumer-oriented materials, produced by the makers of hemophilia treatment products.

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Queen’s Researchers Discover Heart Drug Could Reduce Diabetes Related Blindness

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast and University College London have discovered that a drug, originally developed to treat cardiovascular disease, has the potential to reduce diabetes related blindness.

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Diabetes Drug Lowers Risk of Cardiovascular Complications, Kidney Disease

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According to data from the large, multinational LEADER clinical trial, the glucose-lowering drug liraglutide safely and effectively decreases the overall risk of heart attack, stroke, or cardiovascular death, kidney disease, and death from all causes for people with type 2 diabetes.

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Six in Ten Adults Prescribed Opioid Painkillers Have Leftover Pills

In the midst of an epidemic of prescription painkiller addiction and overdose deaths, a new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health survey suggests that more than half of patients prescribed opioids have leftover pills – and many save them to use later.