Medical drugs

UCSF leads national effort to improve racial equity in kidney medicine

As medical institutions across the country step up efforts to eliminate structural racism from their systems and practices, UC San Francisco professors have been at the forefront of this kidney medicine lawsuit. At the end of September, a working group co-chaired by the UCSF faculty published long-awaited recommendations to remove a breed modifier from an […]

Pharmacy

ADHD Awareness Month and the Role of the Pharmacist

ADHD Awareness Months draws attention to a common, but still somewhat misunderstood condition that pharmacists encounter almost daily. Each October, ADHD Awareness Months draws attention to a common, but still somewhat misunderstood condition that pharmacists encounter almost daily.1 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the one of the most diagnosed neurobehavioural disorders in school-aged and […]

Health science

UAMS and Mayo Clinic Researchers Discover Key to Unlocking Molecular Cancer Therapies

View larger image The research results of Hong-yu Li, Ph.D. of UAMS, (center) Helen Adams and the Arkansas Research Alliance Chair in Drug Discovery and the professor of UAMS College of Pharmacy and Mayo Clinic’s Haojie Huang, Ph.D., provide a roadmap for drugmakers to improve key molecular cancer treatment. October 5, 2021 | Researchers at […]

Medical science

This Christian doctor says to get the Covid vaccine

Through Dr Tim Shepherd, CP guest contributor | Tuesday 05 October 2021 A COVID-19 vaccination injection is given. | Unsplash / Mufid Majnun Editor’s Note: This is part three of a three-part series on COVID-19 and its vaccine. You can read part 1 here and part 2 here. Today we still have a huge danger […]

Pharmacy

Drugstore chains failed to prevent opioid abuse, US jury says

CLEVELAND Oct 4 (Reuters) – Drugstore operators including CVS Health Corp (CVS.N) and Walmart Inc (WMT.N) fueled the opioid epidemic in the United States by failing to prevent massive amounts of addictive pain relievers to reach the black market, one lawyer for two Ohio counties said Monday at the start of a lawsuit. Mark Lanier […]

Medical drugs

Study examines immunosuppressants and effectiveness of COVID vaccine

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which is the virus responsible for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is easily transmitted between humans. Recent estimates indicate that COVID-19 has a death rate in symptomatic individuals of 2-8%. To study: Modulation of immunosuppressive drug therapy to improve efficacy of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in mice. Image Credit: Billion Photos […]

Health science

Campus Health hosts COVID-19 reminder clinics for health science students

UNC health science students who received their second dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine more than six months ago are eligible to receive a booster. Now they can do this at any of the five scheduled clinics run by UNC Campus Health between October 1 and November 2. All clinics are located at Bondurant Hall, next […]