Alumnus focus is medication safety and children
University of Wisconsin

James Hoffman, PharmD, MS, BCPS, FASHP, associate member, St. Jude Faculty, Chief Patient Safety Officer, and Director, Medication-Use Safety Residenc..Read More

The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy Named Recipient of National Pharmacy Engagement Award
The Ohio State University

Columbus, Ohio – The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy has been named as the recipient of the 2017 Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community..Read More

Understanding Parkinson's
Parkinsons Disease Foundation

Parkinson's disease is a movement disorder that is chronic and progressive, meaning that symptoms continue and worsen over time. As many as one millio..Read More

Pitt Launches Study to Improve Treatment Options for Depressed Older Adults
University of Pittsburgh

Difficult to treat depression is very common among older adults and takes a considerable toll on their quality of life and may increase their risk of ..Read More

FDA Approves Safinamide (Xadago®) as an Add-on Treatment for Parkinson’s
Parkinsons Disease Foundation

The Parkinson’s Foundation alerts the community that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved safinamide tablets (Xadago®) as an add-on ..Read More

Worried Brains Yield Treatment Clues
University of Wisconsin

 A network of emotion-regulating brain regions implicated in the pathological worry that can grip patients with anxiety disorders may also be useful f..Read More

Wetting the Bed Could Be All in the Head
University of Wisconsin

MADISON — Think brain, not bladder, when it comes to your child’s bedwetting problem. Don’t blame it on laziness, says an assistant professor of urolo..Read More

Study of Smoking Among the Poor Reveals Striking Findings, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin — In some of Milwaukee's poorest neighborhoods, nearly half of all adults are addicted to cigarettes, despite the fact that prices ..Read More

Restless Legs Syndrome is no Joke for Sufferers
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin — They say it's like spiders crawling up and down your legs.   Or like a tingling wave that never stops.   That's how many sufferer..Read More

Wisconsin Cold-Symptom Survey Used in Research Worldwide
University of Wisconsin

Shelves in drug, discount and grocery stores are filled with dozens of products designed to fight the symptoms of the most prevalent human illness: th..Read More

UW-Madison Scientists Collaborate on Ultrasensitive Detector That Pinpoints Big Problems in Tiny Fetal Hearts
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, one of the most powerful magnetic detectors in the world is helping screen high-risk preg..Read More

UW-Madison Ragweed Allergy Study Shows Tongue Drops Effective
University of Wisconsin

The results of a multi-center study that included the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health have shown that oral allergy drops,..Read More

Lily's Fund Supports Epilepsy Research at UW-Madison
University of Wisconsin

One in 100 Americans has epilepsy. One of them is my daughter - a beautiful blue-eyed teenager named Lily.   Like every new mom, I anxiously awaited h..Read More

A Look at a Leader: Bizz Grimes, RN
Indiana University

Every day is different for Bizz Grimes, RN, a nurse in the Maternal Fetal Medicine Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic at Indiana University Health. The clinic ..Read More

Lynda S. Welage, PharmD, FCCP, Named Dean of the College of Pharmacy
University of Minnesota

Dr. Lynda S. Welage has been named dean of the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, effective July 31, 2017, and pending approval by the Board..Read More

Arthritis Foundation to host 2014 JA Conference
Arthritis Foundation

Children with arthritis, caregivers, doctors and researchers from across the nation will convene in Keystone, Colo., for the Arthritis Foundation Nati..Read More

Arthritis Foundation Awards Rep. McKinley
Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation presented Rep. David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV), the Arthritis Foundation Advocacy Leadership Award. This prestigious award ack..Read More

Arthritis Foundation Monitors Health Benefits
Arthritis Foundation

As part of our commitment to ensure people with arthritis have access to the treatments they need, the Arthritis Foundation continues to monitor the c..Read More

Arthritis Foundation Supports Legislation to Ensure Access to Innovative Treatments
Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation supports new bipartisan legislation introduced in the House of Representatives this week that will counteract an alarming tre..Read More

Lifeline achievement award

UNC Hospitals has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outl..Read More

Dr. David Margolis & Dr. Allison Mathews Highlight HIV Cure Research in New Episode of Chair's Corner

How close are we to a cure for HIV, and what are the messages about HIV that the community needs to hear? Dr. Ron Falk interviews Dr. David Margolis a..Read More

Soltis-Jarrett Takes on State Mental Health with New Grants, Projects
UNC School of Nursing

The projects aim to increase access to psychiatric services, engage the community with the School of Nursing’s strategies, and improve health literacy..Read More

Medical Students and Physicians Volunteer Skills at Devon Clinic
Northwestern Medicine

Marcus Byrd, a first-year medical student at Feinberg, updates a patient’s medical records with Emily Adochio, a student at Rush Medical College, in a..Read More

Twitter debate on access to medicines for ultra-rare diseases
Genetic Alliance UK

On Monday 15 June, to raise awareness of the debate on access to medicines for ultra-rare diseases, Genetic Alliance UK co-hosted a digital twitter de..Read More

New Study Finds Children and Adolescents at Risk from Medicine Intended for Pets
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Almost two thirds of households in the US own a pet and many of these households have children that either live in or visit the home. As pet owners kn..Read More

Antidepressants Induce Resilience and Reverse Susceptibility

When they work, antidepressant medications may take weeks or months to alleviate symptoms of depression. Progress in developing new and more effective..Read More

NACDS, University of Pittsburgh Extend Test2LearnTM Community-Based Pharmacogenomics Certificate Program
The Ohio State University

 Building on the positive outcomes and engagement in the initial phase of the Test2LearnTM Community-Based Pharmacogenomics Certificate Program, the N..Read More

A Common Medication Restores Social Deficits in Autism

Reducing the function of the autism-associated gene Pcdh10 leads to impairments in social behavior, according to a study published in Biological Psych..Read More

University of Chicago targets vast cancer data, will 'democratize' research
NIH National Cancer Institute

With a new system to compile and help navigate mountains of cancer data, University of Chicago health experts are aiming to bring the future of medici..Read More

Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute

Lifesaving medical research has received a major shot in the arm thanks to a $1.3 million dollar funding boost for scientists at the Victor Chang Card..Read More

Student-led Program Named Recipient of National Pharmacy Award
The Ohio State University

An Ohio State student-led program for refugees has been named one of four recipients of the Student Community Engaged Service Award from the American ..Read More

Dabigatran Superior to Warfarin When Anticoagulation is Resumed After Bleeding
University of Pittsburgh

In the first analysis of how to treat patients on anticoagulants who suffer a major bleeding event, a clinical practice that routinely gives doctors p..Read More

Opioids in the U.S.
ADA American Dental Association

 I am an oral and maxillofacial surgeon and am keenly aware of the abuse of narcotic medications in our country having lost friends and patients to ov..Read More

This is Christina. This Is Diabetes
Diabetes Stops Here

Christina thrives on a busy, on-the-go lifestyle. But because of her schedule and frequent business travel away from her home in Seattle, her eating h..Read More

Ramaciotti Medal for Excellence awarded to breast cancer researchers
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Breast cancer researchers Professor Geoff Lindeman and Professor Jane Visvader, who jointly lead the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute’s ACRF Stem Cells..Read More

Genetic test helps improve outcomes in heart stent patients
University of Pittsburgh

A genetic test recently implemented at UPMC Presbyterian can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular events by helping to identify more effect..Read More

OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute receives Gold-Plus Award for outstanding heart failure care
Oregon Health & Science University

OHSU is the only hospital in the Portland metro area to receive the American Heart Association’s highest distinction for heart failure care The OHSU K..Read More

Federal Substance Abuse Intervention Grant
Oregon Health & Science University

March 1, 2016, OHSU Family Medicine at Richmond received a federal grant award for substance abuse intervention. The ongoing grant, amounting to $325,..Read More

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Northwestern University

Bronchodilator responsiveness, nasal inflammation and allergy were among the most significant baseline features that distinguished hard-to-control ast..Read More

Her Highness celebrates five years of Sahtak Awalan
Cornell University

In the five years that Sahtak Awalan has been operating it has made a real impact on the health landscape of Qatar, influencing and educating the comm..Read More

Psychiatric treatment against violent crimes among released prisoners
Karolinska Institutet

 In a large registry study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), researchers from Karolinska Institutet and University ..Read More

Don’t Get Spooked by Asthma, Asthma Management Tips for Halloween
American Lung Association

It's almost Halloween – a time for ghosts and ghouls and all things scary. But one thing that shouldn't be scary is your child's asthma. Traditional H..Read More

Digital Doctors and Mobile Medicine
NIH -National Institute of Health

Advances in communications, computer science, informatics, and medical technology have facilitated the practice of "telehealth" which is broadly defin..Read More

Taking the Elbow Grease Out of Scrubbing Sensitive Data from Medical Records
NIH -National Institute of Health

Computerized medical records have slowly begun taking the place of paper records in many large health care facilities across the United States and are..Read More

The College of Pharmacy Celebrates American Pharmacists Month
The Ohio State University

October is American Pharmacists Month. This year and every year, The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy joins its colleagues in celebrating the..Read More

$9.1 Million Grant To Improve Drug Therapy Using Gene Profiles
The Ohio State University

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded a $9.1 million, five-year grant to The Ohio State University for a stu..Read More

Pulmonary HTN in the Spotlight at CHEST
The Ohio State University

Pulmonary hypertension treatments will headline this year's American College of Chest Physicians meeting, which begins here on Saturday. Three of the ..Read More

How Physical Therapy Improves Outcomes for Children with Cerebral Palsy
The Ohio State University

​Assistant professor Jill Heathcock, PT, PhD was recently awarded a grant of $2,507,290 by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Heal..Read More

Knowledge of MG53 Gene May Aid in Kidney Protection
The Ohio State University

​When a kidney is injured, there is no curative treatment. Researchers have yet to understand how a kidney can be repaired and treated for disease, bo..Read More

Vaccinations for the Arthritis Patient
John Hopkins University

To give your immune system a fighting chance with inflammatory arthritis such as psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or ankylosing spondylitis,..Read More