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…

A new study conducted by researchers at Stanford University used brain imaging to find distinct differences between healthy humans and those with chronic fatigue syndrome. The findings, published in Radiology, suggest that brain imaging may be a pivotal tool in diagnosing and treating the…

In the industry of pharmacy technology, the Food and Drug Administration have recently approved two new drug therapies for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. While the cause of the disease is unknown, research has found that the drugs Ofev (nintedanib) and Esbriet (pirfenidone) can significantly…

Two new large studies have identified the genetic basis of autism, pinpointing dozens of different genes involved in the mental condition.1 The research demonstrates that rare mutations in these genes affect communication networks in the brain and compromise fundamental biological mechanisms…