Drug delivery systems can help patients manage various diseases more effectively by assisting them in self-administering accurate doses of their required medications.
As more healthcare providers come together to form Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) under the Affordable Care Act, several medical entities formed a working group to promote the importance of pharmaceuticals to supporting the quality of these systems.
A website called move2answers.com will provide facts and information about the nervous-system degenerating condition Parkinson's disease.
The emergence of a new medication to help individuals stay alert in cases of poor sleep has raised concern from one medical provider about inappropriate use of such drugs.
Rheumatoid arthritis patients are less likely to adhere to their prescription instructions if they take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) instead of disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs).
Some of the most well-known consumer products are associated with their advertising just as much as, if not more than, their individual qualities.
In the interest of promoting diabetes knowledge and facilitating communication between doctors and patients, Merck recently launched "The Game Plan," an online educational tool.
The diabetic medication metformin may be safely prescribed for individuals who have mild kidney impairment.
U.S. Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota invited Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner Margaret Hamburg to meet with them and medical device manufacturers in their state in order to discuss ways of improving the efficiency with which new products become commercially available.
A new study from Consumer Reports suggests that the number of individuals in the U.S. who are younger than 65 and struggle with paying for prescription drugs and other medical costs increased significantly since 2011.