Julia Robinson is our clinical and science editor.
Thyroid hormones should not be prescribed to adults with sub-clinical hypothyroidism and clinicians should instead monitor the progression or resolution of the thyroid dysfunction in these patients, experts have advised.
Business confidence in community pharmacy rises for second year since cuts announced, survey reveals
Business confidence among community pharmacists in England has risen for the second year in a row, according to the results of the annual Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking Healthcare Confidence Index.
The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) has been asked to provide an outline framework on medical cannabis by the end of 2019, with the aim of having an initial view by the end of 2020.
Recent blog posts
In 2018, our most popular research briefings covered new areas of research that have been particularly topical this year — including medical cannabis, new antibiotics and e-cigarettes — as well as areas that have long been of interest to pharmacists, such as pain management and adherence.
Julia Robinson summarises the pertinent themes discussed during The Pharmaceutical Journal’s Twitter chat held on Wednesday 12 December 2018.
Catch up on this year’s most read clinical trial stories, many of which cover important research into adverse effects of commonly used drugs.