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Pharmacological treatment is essential for patients with glaucoma, although patient compliance can be a problem.
Glaucoma: pathophysiology and diagnosisSubscription
With 70 million people affected by glaucoma worldwide, awareness of at-risk groups can help people get early treatment and save their vision.
With travel to the tropics more common than ever before, viral infections such as dengue fever and chikungunya should be suspected in travellers who develop a fever and fatigue.
Mixing medicines: how to ensure patient safetySubscription
Incompatibility poses a constant risk when mixing medicines but it can be avoided by understanding the chemical reactions taking place.
Inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics and lack of counselling with online services need to be addressed to reduce antimicrobial resistance.
Stop illicit tobacco tradeSubscription
The international community must step up and conclude a protocol that could clamp down on tobacco sales outside the regulated supply chain.
How to establish a new clinical pharmacy serviceSubscription
Satinder Bhandal and Jayne Ballinger set up a clinic in 2012 to help patients access new oral anticoagulants safely. They explain how other pharmacists can set up their own clinical services.
Lindsay Smith has been lead pharmacist in emergency medicine at Worcestershire Royal Hospital for two years. She describes what the role involves and why it suits her.
New software from Apple makes it easy for iPhone users to contribute to medical research but scientists warn there may be pitfalls.
Regular aspirin use may slow the progression of subclinical emphysema through effects on platelet activation or inflammation, say researchers.
Researchers recommend further study of oral tetrahydrocannabinol as a therapy for neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia patients.
Researchers have developed a mathematical model to calculate the odds of resistance developing during antibiotic treatment, and used the data to identify optimal antibiotic sequences.
People who stay up late, so-called “night owls”, are more likely to develop particular health issues than those who go to bed early.
Researchers have identified at least 11 genes that influence individuals’ susceptibility to the placebo effect.
The number of usable calories in rice can be lowered by boiling it in water and coconut oil and then cooling it.
An Anglo-Saxon recipe that combines garlic, leeks, wine and ox gall may be a useful antibacterial agent, writes Pam Mason.
The blue light emitted from some electronic screens can make it difficult to sleep. Steve Bremer explains why.
So, step into the limelight! In this article we review the current thinking in the management of heartburn and acid reflux in community pharmacies, and provide guidance and practical tools for the entire pharmacy team to support a customer-centric approach to care.
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society says financial position remains ‘very strong’.
Society restates concern over lack of defence for hospital pharmacists in official response to government consultation.
‘Yes’ to preventing type 1 diabetesSubscription
I read with excitement Debbie Andalo’s piece about administering oral insulin to children at risk of developing type 1 diabetes (The Pharmaceutical Journal 2015;294:472) ...
I have read recent correspondence relating to pharmacists working in GP surgeries and am unsurprised at the “negativity within our own profession” referred to by Claire Anderson (The Pharmaceutical Journal 2015;294:421).