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The nation can only move forward through innovation and research: Minister of Health of Karnataka

Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar said on Tuesday that a nation can only move forward through innovation and research and urged universities to prioritize research activities. He was speaking after the inauguration of the new digital learning management system at the Institute of Cardiovascular Science and Research in Jayadeva. “Our universities should focus on research […]

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Merck asks US FDA to clear promising anti-COVID pill

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World Arthritis Day 2021 | Arthritis Myths and Facts

World Arthritis Day 2021: Rheumatic ailments have existed since ancient times and are even mentioned in Ayurvedic texts. Arthritis causes significant morbidity, poor quality of life and affects a person’s productivity, resulting in loss of livelihood and increasing the socio-economic burden on our society.Also read – What is cerebral palsy? Symptoms, Causes Treatment, Explained | […]

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ENC Pharmacists Explain How Merck’s COVID-19 Pill Works

NEW BERN, NC (WITN) - Drugmaker Merck has asked the Federal Drug Administration for emergency use of its COVID-19 antiviral pill. Earl Temple, a resident of Craven County, responded to Merck's request by saying "I think that would be a great idea."The move makes Merck the first-ever pharmaceutical company to seek approval following promising Phase 3 clinical trials.Anna Baird, clinical pharmacist at Realo Drugs in New Bern, explained that the drug works by inserting itself into the genetic material of the virus.“It keeps it from replicating and as the virus replicates, that's when it makes us sick. So when

Professor of Pharmacy Roger Lander retires from Samford University after 35 years

October 8, 2021 When he started in the fall of 1986, Lander was one of 16 faculty members hired that year, doubling the number of staff within the school. The school of pharmacy was in a season of expansion — pushing itself to be at the forefront of pharmacy education. While Lander was initially hired for his pharmacokinetic background, he quickly became known as a jack of all trades. He has taught courses on subjects such as pharmacotherapy, cardiology and infectious diseases. “I was trained to be a general practitioner in adult

New Hope Pharmacy Says People Shouldn’t Rely On COVID Booster Injections And Monoclonal Antbody Treatment, And Just Get Vaccinated

According to the CDC, more people receive the COVID booster each day than those who receive their first vaccine or even complete their series. WAAY-31 spoke with New Hope Pharmacy after speaking to their staff who say they believe this is also happening in Alabama. Staff told us they have seen fewer people coming for their first COVID vaccine, but are hearing more that they much prefer to wait to get the monoclonal treatment or a booster. They say this is not the way to go. "They are in limited supply and if everyone rushes in, there would be nothing left," Sherry Newton. Sherry Newton

What pharmacists can do to help prevent them

The most common medication errors seen in LTC facilities include dispensing errors, delivery delays, and expired inventory. In long-term care (LTC) settings, pharmacists are essential in preventing medication errors. We must strive to minimize or even eliminate the most common medication errors to ensure that we are providing the highest quality care to our patients.The most common medication errors seen in LTC facilities include dispensing errors, delivery delays, and expired inventory. Dispensing errors result in an incorrect dose, incorrect medication, incorrect patient, incorrect route, and incorrect time. Similar and similar drugs are among the leading causes of

Labor shortage affects local pharmacies

Popular pharmacy: lactose hidden in pills causes gas

By Joe Graedon, MS, and Teresa Graedon, Ph.D.