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Let The PSN Presidency go round

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Drug revolving fund in public health institutions: PSN tasks federal government

Drug revolving fund in public health institutions: PSN tasks federal government

logoAnybody that has a nodding acquaintance of drug revolving fund operations in public health institutions would cringe at the

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Let this internship placement for pharmacist go round

Let this internship placement  for pharmacist go round

intenI might not be able to speak for everybody, but

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WE THOUGHT YOU SHOULD KNOW 2; WHY DO FOOTBALLERS WARM UP PRIO TO A MATCH OR SUBSTITUTION

WE THOUGHT YOU SHOULD KNOW 2; WHY DO FOOTBALLERS WARM UP PRIO TO A MATCH OR SUBSTITUTION

warm upWhen synovial fluid is warmed by exercise, it becomes thinner (less viscous) and

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pcn+logoPharmacists Council of Nigeria is constrained to use this medium to

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Detecting Low-Quality Antimalarial Drugs With a Lab-On-Paper

Detecting Low-Quality Antimalarial Drugs With a Lab-On-Paper

Access to high-quality medicine is a basic human right, but more than four

billion people live in countries where many medications are substandard or fake. Marya Lieberman of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame and Abigail Weaver, a postdoctoral associate in the University’s Department of Civil Engineering and Environmental and Earth Sciences, took up the challenge of how people in developing countries could detect low-quality antimalarial drugs without expensive equipment and without handling dangerous chemicals.

The solution they developed involves using paper cards, embedded with reagents,

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FDA Approves New Type of Heart Failure Drug From Amgen

FDA Approves New Type of Heart Failure Drug From Amgen

Patients with chronic heart failure, a disabling, deadly disease that worsens as the heart gradually pumps less

efficiently, are getting a much-needed new option with U.S. approval Wednesday of a novel drug from Amgen Inc.

Corlanor is the first medication in a dozen years for heart failure, which is becoming more common with obesity – and more people surviving heart attacks due to better treatments.

Meanwhile, the Food and Drug Administration is reviewing another heart failure pill, from Novartis AG, and could approve it this summer.

More than 5 million Americans and more than 25 million people worldwide have heart failure, which kills up to half of patients within five years, despite numerous generic pills and other treatments available. It costs the global economy an estimated $108 billion annually, mostly for repeated hospitalizations, so preventing those is a key cost-control target.

For most patients, it’s a chronic condition, caused by high blood pressure or other factors damaging heart muscle. That leaves many patients with “low-ejection fraction,” meaning the heart’s main pumping chamber can’t push out anywhere near the 50 percent or more of blood a healthy heart ejects.

Symptoms include breathlessness, fatigue and fluid retention. That keeps many patients homebound and causes repeated emergency department visits, often in the middle of the night, due to infections or just straying from a low-salt diet.

“It’s not uncommon for these people to be hospitalized two to 12 times a yearR

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Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men

Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men

New research may help explain why obese men are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than obese women.
As people become overweight, their

skeletal muscle develops insulin resistance that can lead to type 2 diabetes, the Canadian study authors explained. They discovered that differences in the activity of a protein in this muscle may make men more likely to develop diabetes than women.

When that protein — called PTEN — i

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Pharmacy challenge 1..we cannot always get it right!!!

Pharmacy challenge 1..we cannot always get it right!!!

The right thing is:

1. Henderson–Hasselbalch equation

2.Flagentyl is secnidazole,alternative would be secwid which is also a brand of secnidazole

3.Triple therapy × 14 days: [Proton pump inhibitor +
clarithromycin 500 mg + (metronidazole 500 mg or
amoxicillin 1 g)] twice a day. (Tetracycline 500 mg
c

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pharmacy challenge 1

pharmacy challenge 1

ok, you are pharmacist,a pharmacy student,an intern, serving pharmacist, and you are alsO a drug expert…oh yeah!!!…exxxcuse mee!!!.
I read recently that

pharmacists are one of the most honest health professionals, so we have decided @ fututrerxdream to see how truthful we can be. today we look at three things. can you without looking at any book or looking it up in the internet or dictionary
1. spell correctly henderson hasselbach equation.

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NAFDAC is at again

NAFDAC is at again

NafdacI came across this

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Probiotics: Understanding Benefits and Recommendations for Use as a Supplemen

Probiotics: Understanding Benefits and Recommendations for Use as a Supplemen

Probiotics, according to the World Health Organization, are live microorganisms that when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host.1 Several different strains of probiotics are available, and each has a specific effect on the body.2-4 Consumers, who may have learned about probiotics through television advertisements, may not be aware of the various probiotic formulations available as OTC supplements or understand their effects. As health educators, pharmacists play an important role by explaining the benefits of probiotics in appropriate patients and stressing the importance of choosing a supplement that will deliver the correct type and amount of healthy bacteria to the intestine.1,5 Pharmacists can also help ensure that consumers use probiotic supplements according to the label.     About Probiotics

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Merry Xmas To All men of Honour and all men and women of good hear

Merry Xmas To All men of Honour and all men and women of good hear

enm_p3Merry Xmas To All men of Honour and all men and women of good heart

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Top Reasons to Avoid Hand Sanitizers

Top Reasons to Avoid Hand Sanitizers

Instant Hand SanitiserSince the out break of Ebola in Nigeria,hand sanitizers has become a  must-have item for every kitchen and bathroom sink, schoolroom, day care center, Pharmacist’s office,doctor’s office and purse. Just slather them on the hands and voila! Germs are gone! But it’s possible that while these products kill germs they also create other health issues

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PUBLIC ALERT NOTICE ON VALPROATE SODIUM

PUBLIC ALERT NOTICE ON VALPROATE SODIUM

VALPROATE SODIUM is an

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JOHESU ROARS FULLY

AYUBA%20WABBA
Com (Dr) Ayuba P Wabba, Chairman JOHESU

DIRECTIVE TO ALL MEMBERS OF JOHESU AND APHA IN THE STATES AND
LOCAL GOVERNMENTS HEALTH INSTITUTIONS TO

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Difference Between Diclofenac And Aceclofenac

IMG_20141126_182440Diclofenac and aceclofenac are

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SEE HOW THAT MEDICATION IS USED!!!

SEE HOW THAT MEDICATION IS USED!!!

This week we shall be looking at safe medications,today we will look at How to Use Ear Drops Properly (Having someone else

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No testosterone for healthy women-new guideline

No testosterone for healthy women-new guideline

360px-Understand-Male-Menopause-Step-5Healthy women diagnosed with trestosterone deficiency and

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NEW DRUG USHERS IN BETTER OPTIONS FOR HEART FAILURE PATIENTS

NEW DRUG USHERS IN BETTER OPTIONS FOR HEART FAILURE PATIENTS

On a head-to-head comparison,an experimental drug was more effective than

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