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Women now outnumber men as members of the statutory committees run by the General Pharmaceutical Council, according to latest figures.
The European Medicines Agency has warned that it will have to cut down its work even further as it relocates from London to Amsterdam because of Brexit.
GLP-1 agonist semaglutide significantly decreases risk of cardiovascular events and death across different risk groups of patients with type 2 diabetes, secondary analysis of clinical trial data has found.
Lifestyle interventions reduce need for antihypertensive medication in overweight peopleSubscription
Researchers found that assigning overweight patients to the DASH diet and a behavioural weight management programme cut the number of patients eligible for antihypertensive medication
Statins do not prevent the development of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (CVD) in people without diabetes aged 75 years and over, according to a study published in the BMJ.
Although data showed benzodiazepine and Z drug use was linked to only a 6% increase in the odds of developing Alzheimer’s disease, researchers say their prescribing should be avoided if possible.
Vaping fluid becomes more toxic to cells after it has gone through the vaping process, study results show.
Analysis of children presenting in primary care has found that delaying or withholding antibiotics is the most appropriate way of treating suspected respiratory tract infections.
When combined with intensive psychotherapy sessions, MDMA — commonly known as ecstasy — has elicited impressive results in phase II trials and a global phase III study is just beginning.
As healthcare professionals prepare for blockbuster biologic Humira to come off patent on 16 October 2018, we highlight what pharmacists need to know about switching from originator biologics to biosimilars in order to get the best value from these medicines.
Follow the latest updates on the proposed 12% funding cuts to community pharmacy, which could result in the closure of a quarter of pharmacies in England.