Women with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are at greater risk of frequent and severe acute exacerbations than men
Two new studies confirm that psoriasis is associated with a markedly increased risk of developing mental illnesses
Almost three in every five community pharmacists have never reported an adverse drug reaction
Poor oral health has been linked to a 75 per cent increased risk of the most common form of liver cancer.
Recent studies suggest that community pharmacists should be part of glaucoma management pathways
Could you tell the difference between a migraine aura and a transient ischaemic attack or stroke?
Early 3D printers were expensive but prices have fallen dramatically and some companies and research groups are now exploring 3D printing’s potential
Vitamin D is one of the positive effects of exposure to sunlight – but how can pharmacists help customers avoid the negative effects of overexposure?
More than half of patients do not show optimal reductions in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) within two years of starting statins, Heart reports
A new Canadian study reports that psychiatric conditions may emerge five years before the diagnosis of inflammatory diseases
Oral infections during childhood may increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) in later life, according to a study from Finland
Combining sofosbuvir and velpatasvir offers “a simple, effective regimen for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C” (HCV) infection, according to new research
People diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at about 15 years of age lost a median of approximately 12 years of life in a recent study
The study reported that 10 and 20mg/kg cannabidiol reduced the frequency of convulsive seizures by 49 and 46 per cent respectively compared with baseline
A meta-analysis of 36 randomised controlled studies suggests that concomitant anti-inflammatories can improve antidepressant effectiveness
Researchers from the Cardiff School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences analysed records of flu vaccinations delivered in community pharmacies
A survey found that 60 per cent of women had never been offered HRT – and even more worrying is that 66 per cent were offered antidepressants instead
First hand accounts from lung cancer sufferers, plus guidance for pharmacists on the role they can play in promoting earlier diagnosis
Headache is the umbrella term used for a number of different conditions that can be difficult for pharmacists to differentiate and therefore manage appropriately
A weight management scheme has helped to achieve remission in almost half of type 2 diabetes patients, with indications that the benefits persist