Fattening up the NHS drugs billSubscription
More people diagnosed with diabetes, increased number of patients requiring drug treatment and rising costs of newer antidiabetic medicines all add to a hefty drugs bill for the NHS.
Time to limit the damage caused by inaccurate stories about pharmacists accessing medical recordsSubscription
Scaremongering stories from newspapers could damage the trust between pharmacy and the public.
How apps are being used in community pharmacySubscription
Apps are being used widely, with over 100 billion downloaded worldwide in 2014. Some pharmacies are embracing the technology to help provide more services for their patients.
Metformin, one of the most widely used medications for type 2 diabetes, has a positive effect on LDL cholesterol as well as blood glucose, according to research published in Diabetes Care.
Scientists develop hydrogel to directly target disease sites in inflammatory bowel diseaseSubscription
Researchers have developed a hydrogel that selectively delivers drugs to inflamed tissue, which could pave the way for improved treatment options for patients with inflammatory bowel disease, according to a study published in Science Translational Medicine.
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FDA issues new PML warning for fingolimodSubscription
Near miss error tools for pharmacists launchedSubscription
New Ebola vaccine may have 100% efficacySubscription