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Swallowable sponge could reduce need for endoscopies

In trials just one in 30 of the patients offered the Cytosponge were referred for an endoscopy.

25 Mar 2021 , 1 Min Article

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Vaccine side effects generally mild, MHRA confirms

Most reports relate to injection site reactions and generalised symptoms reflecting a normal immune response to the vaccine.

05 Mar 2021 , 1 Min Article

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Sore throat

OTC casebook: sore throat

We take a look at the treatment options for sore throat. 

24 Nov 2020 , 2 Min Article

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Elevated INR seen in patients on anticoagulants during pandemic

MHRA warns that acute illness may exaggerate effect of warfarin tablets and necessitate dose reduction.

12 Oct 2020 , 1 Min Article

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OTC casebook: cold sores

What is systemic lupus erythematosus and what are the causes?

14 Nov 2019 , 3 Min Article

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OTC casebook: cold sores

What is systemic lupus erythematosus and what are the causes?

14 Nov 2019 , 3 Min Article

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OTC casebook: Thrush

We take a look at the treatment options for vulvo-vaginal candidiasis. 

19 Sep 2019 , 3 Min Article

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OTC casebook: Topical analgesics

Alan Nathan takes a look at the main types of topical analgesics.

01 Mar 2019 , 3 Min Article

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OTC medicines casebook: Insomnia

Alan Nathan looks at a complex condition that affects many people.

07 Feb 2019 , 3 Min Article

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OTC medicines casebook: Insomnia

Alan Nathan looks at a complex condition that affects many people.

07 Feb 2019 , 3 Min Article

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OTC casebook: Pain

Alan Nathan examines the symptoms and OTC treatments for pain. 

30 Jan 2019 , 3 Min Article

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Sourcing Specials

Victoria Goldman explores what you should expect from your specials supplier. 

14 Aug 2018 , 2 Min Article