ZMapp, an experimental combination of three monoclonal antibodies, has successfully cleared Ebola virus infection in monkeys, paving the way for human trials of the therapy.
There is a high prevalence of untreated depression in patients with cancer but an integrated treatment programme is proving to be effective.
The Phase I trials will assess the safety of an experimental vaccine that is based on two formulations, with full results expected in 2015.
Protein aggregation: formulating a problemSubscription
A better understanding of the interactions between therapeutic proteins and silicone oils, air bubbles and other particles inside prefilled syringes is prompting new approaches to formulation and syringe design.
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.
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.
Acute management and prevention of goutSubscription
Ways to treat this painful condition that affects almost 900,000 people in the UK and how lifestyle changes can prevent further attacks.
Consultant cancer pharmacist Steve Williamson speculates on the future of funding to cancer drugs following the announcement of changes to the Cancer Drug Fund
Audrey Thompson provides some pharmacy statistics from the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014
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.
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.