A diet by any other name is just as effective, according to a study in the Sept. 3 issue of JAMA.
Studies and Surveys
The Annals of Internal Medicine just published results of a National Institutes of Health trial titled "Effects of low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets," in which a low-carbohydrate diet was found to be more effective both for weight loss and cardiovascular risk factor reduction than a low-fat diet, Atkins Nutritionals announced Tuesday.
More than 55% of people suffer from swallowing difficulties when taking tablets or capsules, which is likely to inhibit compliance, according to an international survey conducted by Spiegel Institute Mannheim on behalf of Hermes Pharma.
Canada's Premiers gathered in Charlottetown for the latest Council of the Federation meeting starting on Aug. 26, and health reform is a key topic. The pharmacy community is urging provinces to consider further expanding pharmacists' role as they can make important contributions to improving patient outcomes, reducing costs and ensuring the sustainability of the health care system.
Low-dose aspirin lowers the occurrence of new venous blood clots — and represents a reasonable treatment option for patients who are not candidates for long-term anticoagulant drugs, such as warfarin, according to a new study published in Monday's issue of Circulation.
A Nielsen study released Wednesday found that Americans are lagging behind their Asian and European counterparts when it comes to online shopping.
A new report is shining a light on a key role pharmacists can play in helping patients understand the medicine they’re taking.
Early Monday at the NACDS Total Store Expo, NACDS’ Retail Advisory Board and A.T. Kearney presented the results of the “Winning with Digital Marketing” study that the two organizations undertook.
With the Hispanic population in the United States hovering around 55 million and estimates predicting that they’ll soon make up nearly one-third of the population, it’s becoming imperative to reach this group of consumers.