Regulators and pharmaceutical companies are monitoring social media posts for potential adverse drug reaction signals.
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Group of London pharmacy employers says joining professional membership bodies can boost career development and improve patient care
Large expansion of NHS pilot project will see many more pharmacists working in emergency departments.
European drug manufacturers have developed a communications framework which they claim could help prevent medicines shortages or lessen their impact.
People aged over 65 years who take some common over-the-counter or prescribed medicines for allergy, depression or an overactive bladder have an increased risk of developing dementia.
The European Medicines Agency is recommending that the marketing authorisation be suspended for more than 700 generic products manufactured by GVK Biosciences.
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.
Population-wide approaches to risk-factor control have had a far greater impact on the reduction of deaths from coronary heart disease than use of primary prevention medication.
Use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in patients undergoing surgery may be associated with anastomotic leak at the surgical junction, research confirms.
A tattoo-based iontophoresis-sensor platform holds considerable promise for efficient diabetes management, say researchers.
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.
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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.
‘Medicine optimisation’ may indeed be the new buzzword but it does not lend itself to the acronym. Neither does it suit the Plain English brigade because it is rather ponderous. I suggest something far snappier which should please all sides: “best use of medicines”. Allan G. Jones Rhuddlan, Rhyl
Well hooray and alleluia! A ray of common sense pierces the clouds of officialdom. Now community pharmacists will not have to “dob themselves in” to the authorities until legal defences are put in place to counter the strict liability offence that arises when a dispensing error is made. I would like to claim my blog (The Pharmaceutical ...
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