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Identifying and managing sarcoidosisSubscription
Sarcoidosis is a complex immunological disorder that requires careful management and vigilant monitoring.
Diuretic therapy explainedSubscription
The different mechanisms of action that classes of diuretic have means they can be used to treat a variety of conditions.
When it comes to developing pharmacists’ clinical roles, the engagement of patients and the public may be the sticking point.
‘Clinical handbook of psychotropic drugs for children and adolescents 3rd edition’ by Elbe D, Bezchlibnyk-Butler K Z, Virani A S , Procyshyn R M.
Researcher Amira Guirguis is designing a model to improve on-site identification of new psychoactive substances of misuse. She explains why the work is vital to reduce unnecessary hospital admissions and prevent avoidable deaths.
Pharmacist and academic David Taylor, lead author of ‘The Maudsley prescribing guidelines’, was named as one of the top clinical leaders in Britain in 2014. He discusses why he believes pharmacy’s future lies in clinical aspects of care and research.
Large expansion of NHS pilot project will see many more pharmacists working in emergency departments.
Pharmacists must show a commitment to the developing field of ‘quality improvement’ as the NHS evolves, says Wing Tang, professional support pharmacist at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
A highly effective therapy for patients with hepatitis C is being launched by AbbVie in the EU over the next couple of months in direct competition with another treatment made by Gilead that was approved in 2014 and is now being rolled out.
Precision medicine got a shot in the arm on 20 January 2015, when US President Barack Obama launched a Precision Medicine Initiative to help cure diseases like cancer and diabetes.
Patients with type 2 diabetes are more likely to take their medicines as prescribed if they are male, have a degree and earn more than US$60,000 dollars a year.
Pre-reg pharmacists dissatisfied with their training more likely to have trained in community sectorSubscription
Pharmacist trainees who completed their training in the community sector are more likely to be dissatisfied with the experience, while a higher proportion of dissatisfied students trained in London.
A new model of pharmacy in North East LondonSubscription
North East London Local Pharmaceutical Committee is recruiting pharmacies to take part in its new ‘SelfCare Pharmacy’ practice. Will its efforts result in a viable new model of pharmacy care?
A tattoo-based iontophoresis-sensor platform holds considerable promise for efficient diabetes management, say researchers.
ATR inhibition may be a useful treatment approach in cancers that use the alternative lengthening of telomeres (ALT) pathway to overcome cell death.
FDA advice on metformin is curbing its useSubscription
Researchers want the US Food and Drug Administration to revisit its advice on the use of metformin in people with higher serum creatinine levels.
Benedict Lam takes a look back on the most popular and talked about comment pieces of 2014
Using visual representations of data to tell a story is proving popular, with infographic features taking first, second and third place in the top five features of 2014.
Our response to the Ebola outbreak is a sign of how our learning content is changing to meet your needs.
Harriet Adcock provides a rundown of the top ten news stories of 2014.
Adding a chemical that helps to cause satedness after eating to food may help to reduce the amount that individuals eat and therefore reduce weight gain.
No more pro-pharmacy rhetoric: we need actionSubscription
GP surgeries and accident and emergency departments are under siege. Barely a day goes past without the issue being highlighted in the nation’s media and discussed by politicians of all persuasions. Everyone, it seems, agrees that pharmacy is a significant part of the answer and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and other pharmacy bodies have done a great job of
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Brexidol and Ketocid discontinuedSubscription
Paediatric indication for UrsofalkSubscription
Harm from low molecular weight heparinsSubscription
Draft recommendations for sun exposureSubscription