Four-fifths of pharmacists are facing “overwhelming” workplace pressures, a survey of the profession indicates.
The UK leads on early stage clinical trials but falls behind Germany and the US when it comes to later-stage research.
The number of under 65s suffering strokes is "rising dramatically" but most people still believe it mainly occurs among the elderly.
NICE has decided not to recommend the use of cannabis-based medicines in severe treatment-resistant epilepsy.
A meta-analysis of 36 randomised controlled studies suggests that concomitant anti-inflammatories can improve antidepressant effectiveness
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
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
A study commissioned by Boots UK has found “high prophylactic use of antibiotics” in UK care facilities prompting calls to offer staff better training
Exposure to second-hand smoke is associated with a greater risk of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD), say Korean researchers
“Our results indicated that the prevalence of diabetes and normal glucose tolerance defined solely by A1c is highly unreliable," said a researcher
About one in 660 adolescents and young adults receiving prescription stimulants for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) develop psychosis
Asking patients to acknowledge that failure to take prescribed medicines endangers their health may improve adherence
Regular vaping among young people remains low in Britain and has plateaued among adults, says a new report
A research team is asking community pharmacists to help develop a tool to personalise treatment for depression
E-cigarettes are more effective than nicotine replacement therapy when combined with behavioural support
‘Potentially pharmacist-manageable conditions’ accounted for 4.3 per cent of A&E visits in a Canadian study
Telephone follow-up by pharmacists after patients are discharged from hospital reduced readmission rates
Prescription opioids may increase the risk of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), research suggests
Smoking may increase the risk of developing dementia, according to research published in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology
Low-dose aspirin seems to increase survival and reduce metastatic spread in people being treated for some cancers, according to a new metaanalysis