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  1. Change to EU law expected to improve quality assurance of EU pharmacists

    24 Sep 13 | 14.34 | EU

    The UK pharmacy registrar outlines amendments to mutual recognition checks. Coverage from the 2013 World Pharmacy Congress in Dublin. more >

  2. Information campaign reduces antibiotic prescribing

    19 Sep 13 | 13.12 | EU

    A local low-cost information campaign targeted at the general population, combined with a newsletter...

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  3. EMA seeks to improve links with health professionals

    18 Sep 13 | 10.28 | EU

    The European Medicines Agency has created a new division to improve its relationships...

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  4. New gliptin unscathed by CV risk study

    12 Sep 13 | 10.58 | EU International

    Type 2 diabetes patients with a very high cardiovascular risk do not suffer more major cardiovascular events...

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  5. Premature labour drugs are unfavourable, finds EMA expert body

    11 Sep 13 | 13.45 | EU

    Short-acting beta-agonists should no longer be used in oral or suppository forms for obstetric indications, such as for suppressing premature labour... more >

  6. Ireland's health minister highlights pharmacists’ role in managing complex patients

    5 Sep 13 | 16.34 | England EU International Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

    Pharmacists have a vital role to play in the multidisciplinary approach required to manage...

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  7. UK TB rates fall but are still highest in Western Europe

    2 Sep 13 | 14.07 | England EU Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

    Tuberculosis rates in the UK fell in 2012, according to new figures from Public Health England...

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  8. Falsified Medicines Directive comes into effect

    23 Aug 13 | 13.59 | England EU Scotland Wales

    The EU Falsified Medicines Directive has been transposed into UK law and came into force this week (20 August 2013)...

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  9. Pomalidomide approved for the treatment of multiple myeloma

    16 Aug 13 | 13.31 | EU

    Multiple myeloma patients who have had two previous treatment failures will soon have a new option...

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  10. "Diabetic" foods should be discontinued, says Diabetes UK

    16 Aug 13 | 13.05 | England EU Scotland Wales

    Labels, including "suitable for diabetics" and "diabetic", on food products may be misleading to patients...

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