Ambulatory blood pressure rises progressively as people trek to higher altitudes, finds a new study, which also examined the effect of altitude on telmisartan.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for tougher regulation on electronic cigarettes, including a ban on their use in indoor public places.
Patients who take clarithromycin are at an increased risk of cardiac death compared with patients who take penicillin V or roxithromycin.
Pioneering work creating organ models aims to predict the human response to a protein in order to assess whether it is a suitable drug target.
Pharmacists were among the men and women who served in the First World War, through enlisting in the army, serving on the home front, or maintaining pharmaceutical services.
Streptokinase, the first thrombolytic drug to reach the market, achieved fame as the iconic clot buster. It was a huge advance when there was nothing else and, when combined with aspirin, it halved mortality in what was at that time a lethal disease.
Atrial fibrillation guideline updatesSubscription
How the latest clinical guidelines change the management of a cardiac arrhythmia affecting 1% of adults in the UK.
Ebola: what pharmacists need to knowSubscription
Pharmacists are ideally placed to help educate the public during the current outbreak of Ebola virus disease.
Ways to treat this painful condition that affects almost 900,000 people in the UK and how lifestyle changes can prevent further attacks.
Audrey Thompson provides some pharmacy statistics from the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014
Sultan Khan wonders what could be done to change the perception that pharmacists are just shopkeepers
Jenny Bryan takes a look at the discovery of carbapenem antibiotics and their role as the last line of defence against drug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria.
Pharmacists should leave quackery in the past and focus on evidence of efficacy when selling over-the-counter drugs.
The dangers of addiction to the opioid, which were not anticipated at the drug’s launch, serve as a reminder that pharmacists always have more to learn.