September 16, 2015
  • Pharmacist Face Time Improves Drugstore
    Customer Satisfaction

    Improving satisfaction with drugstores might be as simple as giving customers the ability to speak with a pharmacist, according to a new study. Find out how much providing a private place to talk and handling their concerns with discretion further increases satisfaction scores.

  • No Evidence Omega-3 Supplements Help Slow Age-Related Cognitive Decline

    The omega-3 fish oil supplements found on drugstores shelves might have some benefits, but a new study suggests that slowing cognitive decline isn’t among them. Here are the details.

  • Apixaban Adherence Not Improved by Patient Education Program

    While an education program did not improve adherence for the oral anticoagulant apixaban, researchers still were satisfied with the results because patients were following the drug regimen so well. Find out what the study measured and why adherence can be a concern in nonvitamin K antagonists.

  • Nursing Home Study Proves Benefit of Influenza Vaccine in Elderly

    Does influenza vaccine really benefit the elderly? A new study found an unbiased method to answer that question. Here is what researchers discovered when they compared effectiveness in years with a good match to circulating viruses to those with bad matches.


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