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Clinical briefing: Aspirin and cancer

A growing body of evidence is suggesting that aspirin reduces the risk of certain cancers

Aspirin could cut cancer deaths, study finds

Low-dose aspirin seems to increase survival and reduce metastatic spread in people being treated for some cancers, according to a new metaanalysis

Scenario: Cannabidiol

Technician Kellie is telling pharmacist Parveen about when her grandmother asked her to get some cannabis... 

Adult smoking increases chronic pain

Smoking cigarettes during adulthood, even for a short time, may increase the risk of experiencing chronic widespread pain in later life, according to a new report

Cannabis moves to the medical mainstream

It seems that well over 2,000 years after a Gushi shaman was buried with his stash, cannabis and cannabinoids are set to move into the medical mainstream.

Lower back pain

This module looks at lower back pain and sciatica, discussing coping and treatment strategies and when to refer to the GP

FIP fun run to raise money for Pharmacist Support

Charity Pharmacist Support is partnering with the International Pharmacy Federation (FIP) for its annual congress fun run in Glasgow

Pharma companies behind on FMD preparation

The Belgian non-profit, which was set up to keep falsified medicines out of the European medicines supply chain, said that many pharma companies were behind on the ‘on-boarding’ process

Natural wellbeing and healthcare

This module provides an overview of how essential oils are used in aromatherapy products, to enable confident conversations 

Ravi Sharma appointed RPS director for England

Mr Sharma said he looks forward to working with RPS members and other pharmacy organisations “to help ensure a successful and vibrant future for the profession”

Red or white?

A summer marketing initiative for both Tiger Balm Red and Tiger Balm White will introduce Tiger Balm White as a product for effective herbal relief from tension headaches

NHS at 70: The debt of gratitude

Pharmaceutical advances since the formation of the NHS in 1948 have saved countless lives, Mark Greener writes

Watching briefs: Topical pain relief

The latest product news, campaigns and information in the topical pain relief category

Musculoskeletal pain: A joint account

Musculoskeletal pain can compromise the lives of sufferers, both physically and emotionally – yet less than a fifth of households use topical pain relief

All well for HLP registration until March 2019

The level 2 Healthy Living Pharmacy Framework is being updated by HLP Task Group of the Pharmacy and Public Health Forum with a view to finalising it by March 2019

Chronic pain: Filling the gap

An initiative being pioneered by a world authority on pain management relies on pharmacists helping to reduce opioid risk

RPS England board member breaks rank to oppose ‘weak’ cuts stance

Board member Sultan ‘Sid’ Dajani has ‘broken rank’ to attack what he describes as the Society’s ‘weakness’ in addressing community pharmacy funding cuts

Carter review: pharmacy services underused in mental health

Lord Carter’s review of NHS productivity says pharmacy services are underused in community and mental health

Briefing: the sugar tax

So the sugar tax has been introduced – will it be able to counter the numerous health issues caused by the UK’s sweet tooth?

Patients urged to visit pharmacy for pain relief

Solpadeine is being supported by its highest brand investment for four years, says manufacturer Perrigo

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