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How a breath biopsy test could change the face of early cancer detectionSubscription

7 MAR 2019By

A pain-free 1–10 minute breath sampler could enhance and speed up the early detection of a range of cancers, writes Balkees Abderrahman.

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UK asthma mortality is too high, but pharmacy can helpSubscription

1 FEB 2019By

Since many deaths from asthma could be prevented with the correct treatment, pharmacists should have a greater role in ensuring patients receive the right medicines and referring patients who do not have well-controlled asthma.

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Personalising treatment for type 2 diabetes: why is NICE so behind?Subscription

4 JAN 2019By ,

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s rudimentary approach to managing diabetes needs to catch up with the available evidence and put patients centre stage.

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Patients are being underdosed: we need new guidance on small-volume drug infusionsSubscription

30 NOV 2018By

Too many patients are not receiving their full prescribed dose with small-volume drug infusions, but hospital pharmacists can act to ensure patient safety.

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How pharmacists can help prevent an ‘opioid crisis’ developing in the UKSubscription

9 NOV 2018By ,

Pharmacy must demonstrate that it has the knowledge and skills to support people to use opiods safely and effectively.

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