News tagged with adherence

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What's more effective: Generic or brand-name statins?

Statins are the most frequently prescribed drugs in the United States and are effective in reducing cardiovascular events. However, evidence suggests that patients do not always take these medications as prescribed and may ...

Sep 15, 2014
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Communication is key to medication adherence

(Medical Xpress)—Even the best medicines in the world can be rendered ineffective if they are not taken as prescribed. The problem known as medication "non-adherence" is a major health issue in the United ...

Jan 02, 2013
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Childhood hypersensitivity linked to OCD

In childhood, rituals like regular schedules for meal, bath, and bed times are a healthy part of behavioral development. But combined with oral and tactile sensitivities, such as discomfort at the dentist or irritation caused ...

Dec 27, 2011
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Researchers develop strategy to improve patient adherence

Physicians can help their patients follow prescribed treatments and achieve healthier results – particularly in chronic disease management – by using a three-pronged strategy developed by a team of researchers from ...

Jun 01, 2011
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Adherence

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