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Taking stock of medication wastage: Unused medications in US households.
BACKGROUND Despite the potential deleterious impact on patient safety, environmental safety and health care expenditures, the extent of unused prescription medications in US households and reasonsExpand
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Instruction and assessment of student communication skills in US and Canadian pharmacy curricula
Abstract Objectives To (1) describe the current status of instruction and assessment of communication skills and (2) identify potential changes being considered in US and Canadian pharmacy schools.Expand
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Vitamin D Receptor (VDR) Gene Polymorphism: Implications on Non-Bone Diseases
Vitamin D, which is also known as “sunshine vitamin”, plays a pivotal role in both bones as well as non-bone organs. The ubiquitous expression of VDR in numerous tissues, including the kidney, heart,Expand
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Association of Interferon Gamma Gene Polymorphisms With BK Virus Infection Among Hispanic Renal Allograft Recipients
Background BK virus nephropathy is one of the most common viral infections that affect up to 10% of renal transplant recipients (RTRs), causing allograft dysfunction and graft loss. Interferon-gammaExpand
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Association of vitamin D binding protein polymorphism with long-term kidney allograft survival in Hispanic kidney transplant recipients
Polymorphism of genes encoding components of the vitamin D pathway including vitamin D receptor (VDR) and vitamin D binding protein (VDBP), have been widely explored due to the complex role played byExpand
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Impact of NF-κB gene polymorphism on allograft outcome in Hispanic renal transplant recipients.
BACKGROUND The dimeric NF-κB transcription factors play critical roles in diverse cellular processes including adaptive and innate immunity, cell differentiation, proliferation and apoptosis. ItExpand
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Antibacterial, antioxidant and cell proliferative properties of Coccinia grandis fruits
Objective: Little knowledge is available on the antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of Coccina grandis fruits and no study has reported on its cell proliferative property. The aim of this studyExpand
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Lead Poisoning Due to Herbal Medications
Many herbal products are harmless or possess minimal toxicity, whereas, some contain toxic ingredients that may not be identified due to lack of quality control or not listed on the label. Over theExpand
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