Though commonplace in other countries, pharmacogenomic testing is yet to become a mainstay of NHS healthcare. Here, David Wright and Dhiren Bhatt argue how this process could improve the chance of therapeutic success and why pharmacists should be at the heart of its implementation.
Results from a meta-analysis show that a mother’s fish oil supplementation during pregnancy may reduce allergy in her children, but the exact benefits of this supplement – and many others – are yet to be determined.
How does the technology giant’s marketing approach relate to person-centred care in health?
Repurposing drugs to treat disturbances of learning and memory in neuropsychiatric disorders Subscription
In high-income countries, such as the UK, mental health problems are among the most prevalent medical conditions.
Considering human factors and developing systems-thinking behaviours to ensure patient safetySubscription
Medication errors are too frequently assigned as blame towards a single person. By considering these errors as a system-level failure, healthcare providers can take significant steps towards improving patient safety.
Suicide and preventionSubscription
Putting the rise of STIs in England into contextSubscription