Faster access to medicines for rare diseases across Europe will help reinforce European competitiveness in the global medicines marketplace, a rare disease patient organisation has said
Patients with asthma aged over 55 are more likely to experience symptom ‘flare-ups’ and need more regular check-ups than younger asthmatics, according to research presented at the British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting
Scottish patients should be encouraged to use community pharmacists more to reduce non-attendance at primary care appointments, Community Pharmacy Scotland has said
A help desk has been established at the London headquarters of the European Medicines Agency to support staff on relocating to its new headquarters in Amsterdam
The Labour Party has confirmed that it will reverse the government’s controversial pharmacy funding cuts if elected
A leading data scientist has cast doubt on whether the UK can continue to participate in the Horizon 2020 programme after it leaves the European Union.
More than 600 pharmacies in the north-east of England are being given the chance to take part in a new patient referral pilot scheme.
A ‘no deal’ Brexit would do serious damage to an already overstretched NHS, the Nuffield Trust has cautioned
Supervision within pharmacies is expected to be discussed early next year, the Rebalancing Medicines Legislation and Pharmacy Regulation Programme Board has announced.
Researchers found that 19.7% of drivers reported taking a potentially driver-impairing medication within the previous two days.
Researchers found that children exposed in utero to lamotrigine did not have an increased likelihood of birth defects or postnatal complications
A retrospective study showed that ketamine infusions improved short-term analgesia for refractory headaches
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The researchers found the strongest evidence of cannabinoid benefit in chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, and in epilepsy
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In a meta-analysis of 26 studies, researchers found that medication use was significantly associated with dry mouth
Study highlights importance of people at high risk of diabetes being monitored during statin therapy
Observational study compared rates of severe hypoglycaemia in diabetes patients using insulin pump and injection therapy.