Researchers have developed a platform that allows them to study the opening and closing of the blood-brain barrier in real-time.
Researchers at Aston University are carrying out interviews with elderly patients who take multiple medicines, as well as their carers and health professionals, to work out better medicines management strategies.
Roflumilast (Daxas) has been approved by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence for the treatment of individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Successful trial shows new stick-on patch offers painless alternative to flu jab and could revolutionise vaccine programmes worldwide.
New diagnoses of HIV in England have fallen among men who have sex with men, with the greatest decline seen in London clinics trialling pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), according to figures from Public Health England.
General Pharmaceutical Council has produced fuller guidance on when pharmacists have the right to refer patients on if they have moral or religious objections to providing a treatment.
Superdrug has cut the price of the morning-after pill to £13.49, almost half the average charged in pharmacies across the UK.
Patients in Wales will no longer have to prove they have “exceptional clinical circumstances” in order to access drugs that are not routinely available on the NHS.
Researchers observe higher accuracy rates when multi-compartment containers are used instead of original packaging to administer tablets to care-home residents.
In a study comparing treatments for type 2 diabetes, SGLT2 inhibitors show double the risk of ketoacidosis versus gliptins.
Cannabidiol shows promise in reducing the frequency of convulsive seizures in patients with Dravet syndrome, a rare and severe form of epilepsy.
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Researchers observe a link between flu virus infection and Parkinson’s disease pathology, strengthening the case for flu vaccination and prompt antiviral treatment.
A heat-detection mat that gives early warning of developing foot ulcers shows encouraging results, offering a useful tool in diabetic care.
Study shows positive effects of medicine in managing pain and improving mobility in patients with osteoarthritis.
Analysis of the umbilical cords of newborns suggests that maternal vitamin D supplementation may help to reduce the risk of allergic conditions in early life.
Significant findings offer scope for the development of clinical trials and personalised treatments for Parkinson’s disease.