Due to high demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Minnesota’s College of Pharmacy and M Health Fairview are partnering to produce thousands of gallons of hand sanitizer.
Current therapies can leave children with short- and long-term side effects, such as cardiac and metabolic problems.
While researchers are still figuring out the cause, the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is recommending members eat less fish.
University Assistant Professor Kathryn Pendleton said that because more than half of physicians are women, there needs to be both a culture shift and more conversation about the issue.
“We are racing against the destruction of COVID-19. The more creativity and dedication we put in, the more likely we will get ahead of the virus,” UMN researcher Fang Li said.
"Health in All Matters" is aimed at providing the public with accurate information about the virus.
Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis affects 3% to 6% of Americans. It is initially symptomless and hard to identify in patients.
The collaboration will assess medication management therapies, which is when pharmacists improve medication use in patients in a variety of ways.
Both Boynton Health and M Health Fairview can screen patients for COVID-19.