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Sales of ‘legal highs’ move to streets following head shop closures, review of law reveals

Government report finds that 2016 ‘legal high’ ban has not prevented the emergence of new novel psychoactive substances or impacted their availability on the dark web….

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Researchers make breakthrough in potential treatment for peanut allergy

If approved, the peanut protein-based drug will be the first therapeutic treatment for peanut allergy. Source: Shutterstock.com Study participants could tolerate a 100-fold higher dose…

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Revealed: Female pharmacists may be underpaid by thousands of pounds each year

Exclusive: Female pharmacists may be paid 6% less than their male counterparts, with an estimated loss of over £3,000 per year. There is a statistically significant…

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EMA confirms suspension or restriction of quinolone and fluoroquinolone antibiotics

The marketing authorisation of medicines containing cinoxacin, flumequine, nalidixic acid and pipemidic acid should be suspended and the use of the remaining fluoroquinolone antibiotics restricted,…

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How to prevent common eye problems

There are many modifiable lifestyle factors that contribute to sight loss and pharmacists should be able to advise patients on how to reduce their risk….

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NHS England to save £300m after patent expiry of most costly drug

By replacing adalimumab with biosimilar versions, NHS hospitals will only pay a quarter of the £400m they currently spend each year on the drug. Source: Shutterstock.com Simon…

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