The number of under 65s suffering strokes is "rising dramatically" but most people still believe it mainly occurs among the elderly.
GPs trialling a new model of care were often reluctant to follow pharmacist recommendations, say researchers.
About nine in 10 people don’t book a post-discharge medicine use review (MUR) even when reminded in hospital, a study has found.
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
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