OTC

New study to help improve life for headaches sufferers

A study led by University of Warwick could help thousands of headache sufferers.

TENA upgrades core range

TENA has improved the design of its core unisex assortment.

Corsodyl backed by £9m ad spend

Corsodyl is to continue its heavyweight media investment throughout 2018.

HayMax sales take off at Sigma

Sigma is to extend its HayMax offering for 2018 following a successful pilot.

Me, myself and I

With the NHS pushing the self-care agenda, pharmacists have an even greater role to play within their communities.

CPD module: Sore point

Alan Nathan outlines the various OTC treatments to tackle the misery of a sore throat.

In for a dry spell

With the UK skincare category now making over £1bn (Kantar Worldpanel data), it’s time for pharmacies to brave the winter elements.

Sniffles, snuffles and snivels

With their developing immune systems, children are more prone to winter coughs and colds than adults, so what help can pharmacists offer beleaguered carers and parents?

Man of the match

Steve Ainsworth uncovers the high street chemist who made it possible for the world to do away with the need for flints and tinder.

Reality checks

Many community pharmacies sell DIY health tests and devices but many prefer to concentrate on specific services that they can offer.

Down in the mouth

Alan Nathan explores how OTC treatments can help give the cold shoulder to cold sores (herpes labialis)

TENA updates pelvic floor fitness app

The updated app now features tutorial videos.

Watch the cuff

Incorrect cuff usage is considered to be a significant cause of inaccurate blood pressure measurements.

Signposting solutions - Winter Health

Winter doesn’t just carry an increased risk of colds and flu. This time of year can also exacerbate certain chronic conditions, too.

Bodyform aims to break "period taboo"

The #bloodnormal film portrays a series of true-to-life references to periods.

Time out for strains and sprains

Alan Nathan helps you stay on the ball with advice on the latest OTC treatments for sporting injuries and general musculoskeletal pain.

Cold comforts

With winter just around the corner, what can pharmacists expect this season? We look at the latest OTC developments.

On doctor's orders

Steve Ainsworth works up a thirst exploring the roots of a $2.6bn brand.

Helping patients to quit smoking

We examine the implications of the new tobacco control plan for England and the rise of the e-cigarette.

Signposting solutions - Infant nutrition

Key infant feeding and nutrition websites and resources for community pharmacists.

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