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Suicide and preventionSubscription
In early January 2015, my daughter attended the funerals of two male friends. They didn’t know one another; they lived in different parts of the south of England. Both had committed suicide.
Treatments for neuropathic painSubscription
Abstract: Neuropathic pain (NP) is a common condition characterised by subjective negative and positive symptoms that range from numbness to debilitating pain. NP can have a significant negative impact on a patient’s quality of life. Pharmacotherapy is typically the first step in treating NP. Guidelines and consensus statements from various organisations around the world appear to be consistent with the classes of medications recommended for both general and specific types of NP, which ...
On 31 October 2017, at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in San Antonio, Patel and colleagues presented the first study to correlate chemotherapy-treated women with reduced fertility of their offspring
Survey of oncology healthcare professionals demonstrates inadequate reference information sources used for prescribingSubscription
We wish to highlight to readers of Clinical Pharmacist, the results of a recent survey of oncology healthcare professionals (HCPs) which demonstrated that inadequate and potentially out-of-date sources of information may be used as reference sources for prescribing medicines in oncology. Use of outdated reference sources has implications for patient safety, potentially exposing patients to risk.
Research shows an over-the-counter antihistamine could act as a remyelinating agent in multiple sclerosis
New research suggested botox had greater tolerability compared with topiramate against chronic migraine
Researchers from Norway used national registry data to explore if the H1N1 virus could be linked to the development of type 1 diabetes
Researchers modelled a hypothetical scenario where 95% of smokers in the United States switched to e-cigarettes over a 10 year period