Putting the brakes on antibiotic useSubscription
The UK government should support calls from across the health service for national targets to reduce antibiotic prescribing, before resistance robs us of vital treatments.
New drugs that could eventually replace or reduce the use of antibiotics in animals are in development to help slow the rise of antibiotic resistance.
With azithromycin made available over the counter for chlamydia treatment, this CPD article reviews how to identify and treat the most prevalent sexually transmitted infections.
Derek Woodcock is a Qualified Person for Pharmacovigilance and works as a consultant for a variety of pharmaceutical companies. Here, he explains why pharmacovigilance does not have to be seen as the department of “bad news”.
Researchers have identified an agent that interferes with the cell signalling protein KRAS and which produces a dose-dependent reduction in tumour growth in a mouse model.
Pharmacists are likely to be dealt with fairly if they find themselves up before the professional regulator’s fitness-to-practise committee, according to published research.
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