Health systems across Europe should start planning now for the increasing prevalence of AMD, researchers have said.
Almost three in every five community pharmacists have never reported an adverse drug reaction
Women with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are at greater risk of frequent and severe acute exacerbations than men
Two new studies confirm that psoriasis is associated with a markedly increased risk of developing mental illnesses
The Care Quality Commission has published a report sharing the learning from risks and good practice in medicines optimisation.
About nine in 10 people don’t book a post-discharge medicine use review (MUR) even when reminded in hospital, a study has found.
Opioid analgesics are associated with a 30 per cent increase in the risk of pneumonia in people with Alzheimer’s disease.
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Researchers from the Cardiff School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences analysed records of flu vaccinations delivered in community pharmacies
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
Combining sofosbuvir and velpatasvir offers “a simple, effective regimen for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C” (HCV) infection, according to new research
Oral infections during childhood may increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) in later life, according to a study from Finland
A new Canadian study reports that psychiatric conditions may emerge five years before the diagnosis of inflammatory diseases
More than half of patients do not show optimal reductions in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) within two years of starting statins, Heart reports
The PSNC has warned that three Sinemet products will change in appearance from this month.
NHS England has announced it will fund a handheld device that can help manage cluster headaches.
Some 13 per cent of childhood asthma cases diagnosed globally each year are linked to traffic pollution, according to a new study.
The economic analysis used data collected from 172 patients from six pharmacies in Leicester and 164 patients from six pharmacies in Surrey
Tramadol is associated with significantly higher mortality than non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs in people with osteoarthritis
Exposure to second-hand smoke is associated with a greater risk of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD), say Korean researchers