08/14/2014 - 10:50am

High-dose influenza vaccine is 24% more effective than the standard-dose vaccine in protecting persons ages 65 and older against influenza illness and its complications, according to a Vanderbilt-led study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.

08/13/2014 - 3:46pm

Nine-in-10 retailers report selling on online marketplaces, and 64% use digital marketing.

08/13/2014 - 2:18pm

The majority of Americans report they have had a good year when it comes to their personal health, and are paying more attention to their health compared to just a few years ago, according to From Hope to Cures: PhRMA’s Second Annual National Health Survey. 

08/12/2014 - 10:39am

In the largest study of its kind, researchers last week suggested that in older people, not getting enough vitamin D may double the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease. 

08/06/2014 - 1:24pm

Community pharmacists can dramatically help their patients stick to their prescription regimens, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.

08/05/2014 - 12:53pm

A recent Nielsen survey has found that snacking is a big part of people’s lives. 

08/05/2014 - 10:57am

One-in-four Americans admits that they have misused prescription drugs, according to a new national survey by FindLaw.com.

 

07/30/2014 - 3:21pm

Since the Affordable Care Act was signed in 2010, more than 8 million older and disabled Americans with Medicare benefits have saved $11.5 billion on prescription drugs.

07/30/2014 - 12:52pm

A new study published in the July issue of the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research found no increased risk of coronary heart disease or all-cause mortality in post-menopausal women supplementing with calcium and vitamin D.