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Gastric Acid Suppressants and Association With Fractures in Women 9/15/2015

Long-term use of proton pump inhibitors may cause an increased risk of falls and fractures.

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HPV: An Updated Guide to Treatment and Prevention 9/15/2015

Many options are available for patients experiencing symptomatic or bothersome manifestations.

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Insight Into Diagnosing and Treating Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome 9/15/2015

Polycystic ovarian syndrome, which is a complex disease, is the most common endocrine disorder affecting females of reproductive age.
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Navigating Female Hormones: A Pharmacist’s Guide to HRT 9/15/2015

Hormone replacement therapy is a key element of managing the symptoms experienced by menopausal women.
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Sexual Dysfunction in Women 9/15/2015

The FDA recently approved the first agent for treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder.

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Stage-Based Treatment for Cervical Cancer 9/15/2015

Routine screening helps identify the disease in its early stages.

Acute Kidney Injury: An Overview 8/18/2015

Acute kidney injury is characterized by a rapid loss in kidney function with or without changes in urine output.

Antibiotic Therapy for Epididymitis 8/18/2015

The most common infecting pathogens are Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and Escherichia coli.

Counseling Male Patients on Testosterone Replacement Therapy With Efficacy and Safety in Mind 8/18/2015

Given recent warnings and safety updates, pharmacists are ideally placed to advise patients concerning treatment with testosterone.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy in the Hospitalized Patient 8/18/2015

Medication plus behavioral counseling increase the chance of smoking cessation post discharge.

Pharmacists’ Role in Managing Male Urinary Incontinence 8/18/2015

Urinary incontinence is an inability to control the physical, physiological, or functional factors involved in the process of urination that leads to an involuntary loss of urine.

Uremic Pruritus Review 8/18/2015

Uremic pruritus (chronic itching in patients with chronic kidney disease) has a prevalence of 15% to 49% and impacts more than one-third of patients undergoing dialysis.

A Review of Pulmonary Fibrosis 7/20/2015

Pulmonary fibrosis is a progressive respiratory disorder characterized by a scarring and thickening of the lining of the lungs that causes irreversible loss of ability to transport and exchange oxygen.

Appropriate Use of Pressurized Metered-Dose Inhalers for Asthma 7/20/2015

Over the last several decades, multiple studies have identified improper asthma rescue inhaler technique as a clinically important correlate of unstable disease and increased use of healthcare services.

Complex Pharmacotherapy of Cystic Fibrosis 7/20/2015

Current advances have made dramatic improvements in patient quality of life and life expectancy.

Pneumococcal Vaccination in Older Adults: An Update for Pharmacists 7/20/2015

The CDC recently updated the vaccination schedule for those aged >65 years.

Prevention and Treatment of Pertussis in Adults 7/20/2015

Although pertussis is typically considered a childhood disease, rates of infection in adults and adolescents have risen, currently accounting for more than half of all reported cases.

Update on the Management of Bronchiolitis in Children 7/20/2015

Viral bronchiolitis, an inflammation of the lower respiratory tract, is a leading cause of acute illness and hospitalization in infants and children aged <2 years.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration 6/23/2015

Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of irreversible visual impairment in the elderly.

An Overview of Eye Cancers 6/23/2015

Primary malignant intraocular neoplasms are relatively rare, but they can be fatal if not treated promptly.
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