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A Broader Perspective

Medication non-adherence gets a lot of attention – and for good reason since non-adherence contributes to unfavorable patient outcomes, unnecessary hospitalizations, and even patient mortality – yet non-adherence is not the… 198 more words

Specialty Pharmacy

Exploring A Safer Steroid Therapy

by Aaron Gochman (’18)

Most pharmacological approaches in the study of congenital adrenal hyperplasia involve the administration of corticosteroids, potent drugs that quickly affect the body. 206 more words

2016-17

Hippo Biology: The Next Step in Tissue Regeneration

by Aaron Gochman (’18)

Traditional studies of tissue regeneration and repair have focused on delivering cells and biomaterials, compounds that will presumably grow when placed in a biologically friendly environment. 182 more words

2016-17

Food As Medicine: 5 Dietary Changes That Treat Diseases, Including Epilepsy And High Blood Pressure

Food can work either to treat a disease or feed one. The simple idea that food could be used as preventive medication is an antiquated yet underrated one. 1,201 more words

DIATETICS

The Effect of Acetaminophen on Pregnant Women

by Sahil Rawal (’19)

Acetaminophen is a painkiller that is often used by pregnant women as an analgesic, as it is readily available over-the-counter. The CDC had previously deemed this drug safe, and it was shown to cause no major birth defects. 236 more words

2016-17

Neurocognitive Development in Children with Epilepsy

by Lillian Pao (’18)

Epilepsy affecting children is associated with neurophysiological and neurocognitive mechanisms. These children grow up with a weakened and less organized network structure in comparison to children without epilepsy. 298 more words

2016-17

The Disadvantages of Opioids as Painkillers

by Sahil Rawal (’19)

Opioids are one of the most commonly used painkillers in the United States. They have been shown to bind to opioid receptors and reduce the feeling of pain. 261 more words

2016-17