Anyone who has ever owned a cat for more than a few days understands that it can be difficult to get your furry little friend to do anything he or she doesn’t want to do. Cat medication and other types of antibiotics are often required to help your pet recover after surgery or sickness, to say…

Definition
Pharmacology, a term derived from the Greek word pharmakon (“poison” in classic Greek, “drug” in modern Greek) is a branch of biology and medicine that is concerned with the study of drug action. Specifically, pharmacology is the examination of the interactions between a…

The international 2015 Consumer Electronics show took place in Las Vegas on January 6, and there were many innovative new products that may prove beneficial to the medical community. Bluetooth and smartphone technology now allows medical professionals to monitor the health of their patients from…

In a practical nursing program, much is emphasized about the scientific delivery of treatments. But perhaps one of the most overlooked aspects of being a nurse has been left in the dark by research: the need for compassion. Recently, data published in the Journal for Nurses in Professional…

When you enter a rewarding career in the health care industry, there is a vast amount of personal and professional knowledge you learn quickly on the job.

In pharmacy technology news, Gilead Sciences Inc. hepatitis C pill Harvoni has been approved by both the Food and Drug Administration and Health Canada. The drug, which was given the thumbs up in early October 2014 by the FDA, is the first combination pill approved to treat chronic HCV…

Now that Breast Cancer Awareness Month is over, you are probably wondering where exactly all the donations go and what you can do to help patients suffering from other forms of cancer. While breast cancer awareness campaigns have successfully reached out to women, many other, often more…