Emergency oxygen treatment is used two million times a year by ambulance services, and almost one in five hospital patients in the UK are being treated with oxygen at any one time.
A combination therapy of two drugs that target the most common genetic mutation responsible for cystic fibrosis has been given a licence in the United States.
GP practices in England will employ around 300 pharmacists to provide clinical care in a £15m pilot, NHS England has announced.
Commonly prescribed psychiatric drugs can influence moral decisions about self-harm or inflicting harm on others, according to new research.
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Around 10% of older people, and almost a third of care home residents, develop a urinary tract infection each year.
Although never the first option, rapid tranquillisation may be required to ensure patient and staff safety when a patient exhibits violent behaviour.
‘Vitamania: our obsessive quest for nutritional perfection’ by Catherine Price.
A new EU system enables the public to verify websites that sell medicines, but it will only work if people know about it and want to use a legal site.
Bench rounds at Northwick Park Hospital help promote the prudent use of antimicrobials.
Researchers have developed an assay to monitor the effects of compounds on endoplasmic reticulum function, finding a potential drug candidate for type 2 diabetes.
The psychostimulant lisdexamfetamine could help women who experience cognitive deficits associated with the menopause.
Genetically modified yeasts could soon provide a source of opiates and other drugs previously only obtainable from plants.
Anaemia is the most common nutritional problem in the world. Adding a fish-shaped piece of iron to cooking pots has helped to tackle the problem in Cambodia.
Welsh board elects chair and vice-chair at meeting in Cardiff.
Pharmacists in Scotland and Wales call for 'parity' of records access following England roll-out plansSubscription
Pharmacists call for the level of access to patient records to be aligned across the UK.
The British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association (BPSA) fully supports the move to a five-year integrated pharmacy degree. We believe that this is essential in order to continue to train pharmacists who are fit for purpose at the point of qualification in a fast-moving and increasingly challenging profession.
The winners of the Pharmaceutical Care Award 2015 discuss their primary care project.