The prevalence of abdominal obesity and average waist circumference increased among U.S. adults from 1999 to 2012, according to a study in the Sept. 17 issue of JAMA.
The U.S. Hispanic population is projected to reach 128.8 million by 2060, or more than 30% of the U.S. population. This could bode especially well for purveyors of health products and services in the pharmacy setting.
Lupin has entered into a long-term partnership with Merck Serono for the implementation of the company's general medicines portfolio expansion initiative in emerging markets, helping to fulfill local needs for affordable medications.
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday announced approval for Movantik (naloxegol), a treatment for opioid-induced constipation in adults.
Roche on Tuesday announced that the Accu-Chek Aviva Expert system is now available by prescription.
More than 75 locally-owned community pharmacies throughout Arkansas are enhancing patient care by participating in a unique nine-month medication adherence program.
Roundy’s stores on Monday announced that flu shots were made available at all pharmacies.
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.
Thanks to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Five-Star Quality Rating System, the diabetes community stands to play a significant role in how pharmacies think about their patients and their medication adherence programs.
Managing such chronic conditions as diabetes has become a core competency among many retail pharmacies. It dovetails well with the retail pharmacy industry’s goal to become a destination center for patients proactively seeking to improve their health and wellness.