Joanna is a freelance medical writer with a BSc (Hons) in Medical Science & Pharmacology and 15 years' experience working in the field of medical communications. Journalistic work includes clinical research summaries, interviews, feature articles and reportage from major medical congresses. Work for pharmaceutical industry encompasses medical education, marketing material, copywriting and direct-to-consumer materials.
Concomitant use of antidepressants and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs is associated with an increased risk of intracranial haemorrhage, confirms new research.
People using oral blood thinning therapy such as warfarin can successfully monitor and manage their own international normalised ratio (INR) using commercially available devices, research shows.
DNA vaccine for hypertension shows promiseSubscription
An experimental DNA vaccine has shown promise for the treatment of hypertension, with a three-dose regimen bringing about a sustained reduction in blood pressure in rats.