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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.
Patients taking medicines affected by new drug driving laws will need timely and accurate advice from pharmacists.
No-blame culture should be fostered in pharmacySubscription
Even though the requirement to name a community pharmacy in patient safety reports has been postponed, the sector must do more to improve the reporting of dispensing errors.
How to write a successful pharmacy cover letterSubscription
Writing a cover letter that helps you stand out from other applicants can be challenging. Pharmacy career consultant Amy Zydzienowski, from Vertica Career Consultants, explains how it is done.
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.
Business plan for 2015 sets out Royal Pharmaceutical Society Scotland’s ambitions for the Prescription for Excellence programme
Group of London pharmacy employers says joining professional membership bodies can boost career development and improve patient care
Oseltamivir (Roche’s Tamiflu) shortens the duration of flu symptoms by approximately a day, in infected patients, according to an analysis published in The Lancet.
The European Commission has authorised apremilast (Celgene’s Otezla), a first-in-class oral drug for the treatment of chronic plaque psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in patients who have failed first-line systemic therapies.
Treatment perceived to be expensive, even though it was a placebo, led to a two-fold improvement in motor function in Parkinson’s disease patients compared with a treatment perceived to be cheap.
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has decided to close its specials manufacturing facility in London, its board has announced.
Eculizumab, dubbed “the world’s most expensive drug”, is being made available on the NHS in England following guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
In a study of 15,000 adults, those who consumed up to seven drinks per week in early-to-middle age had a significantly lower risk of developing heart failure compared with their teetotal counterparts.
A survey of nearly 70,000 patients taking aspirin for primary prevention has found that, for the overall cohort, treatment was inappropriate in nearly 11.6% of cases.
IRAK-M, a key negative regulator of inflammatory pathways, may represent a new therapeutic target to suppress bacteria-induced inflammation, say researchers.
English sweating sickness swept through Europe in the sixteenth century. Those planning to catch up on BBC Two’s Wolf Hall should be warned that this blog post contains spoilers.
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.
In 2013 I explained in detail why I am in favour of market forces determining the number of students entering the MPharm course (The Pharmaceutical Journal 2013;291:246), rather than a cap being applied.
Your CPD article on re-implanting an avulsed tooth (The Pharmaceutical Journal 2014;294:56) states that antibiotics should be prescribed. Although the reference given does indeed state that tetracycline can be prescribed, it goes on to remind the reader that most jurisdictions do not advise that tetracycline is given to patients under 12, because of ...