Studies and Surveys

02/13/2014 - 12:04pm

Rainbow Light recently released the results of a study conducted by Wiest & Co. that demonstrates that product labels are more important in influencing vitamin and supplement consumer purchases than previously thought.

02/11/2014 - 10:22am

A study conducted by Beijing Friendship Hospital published Tuesday found that condoms may help prevent vaginal infection.

02/10/2014 - 12:48pm

Women who take aspirin daily may reduce their risk of ovarian cancer by 20%, according to a study by scientists at the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health.

02/10/2014 - 12:27pm

As many as 86% of Americans have experienced some type of GI or digestive issue in the past year, but according to recent Mintel research, some 40% of those who suffer from gastrointestinal issues are concerned about the side effects associated with them, the company reported Friday.

02/07/2014 - 1:23pm

A new study published in the January issue of Nutrition Reviews found that the probiotic L. reuteri NCIMB 30242 (Cardioviva) was found to significantly reduce LDL cholesterol and total cholesterol.

02/06/2014 - 11:35am

As the interest in telemedicine programs continues to grow, a recent Rand study found that people who are younger, more affluent and do not have established healthcare relationships are more likely to use a telemedicine program that allows patients to get medical help for acute ailments — including prescriptions — by talking to a doctor over the telephone.

02/03/2014 - 3:02pm

Approximately 1-in-3 chronically-ill National Health Interview Survey participants are unable to afford food, medications or both, according to a study published Jan. 21 in the American Journal of Medicine.

02/03/2014 - 2:41pm

The Food and Drug Administration is investigating the risk of stroke, heart attack and death in men taking FDA-approved testosterone products, the agency announced Friday.

02/03/2014 - 2:22pm

Even as online shopping continues to grow, more U.S. shoppers are planning to make purchases from physical stores in 2014, according to a survey by Accenture. In the “seamless retailing” study, 21% of U.S. shoppers said they plan to increase their in-store purchasing, up from just 9% in last year’s study.

© 2014 Drug Store News. All Rights Reserved.