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  1. Antibiotic campaigns do not necessarily reduce resistance

    31 Jul 13 | 15.34 | EU

    Campaigns to reduce antibiotic resistance must focus on the class of antibiotic being prescribed...

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  2. Feedback improves antibiotic prescribing habits

    31 Jul 13 | 11.26 | EU

    GPs who are encouraged to reflect on their prescribing practice are less likely to prescribe ...

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  3. Industry trial data pledge attracts criticism

    31 Jul 13 | 11.18 | EU

    The pharmaceutical industry has been accused of "clinging to secrecy" after it published a document...

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  4. No new safety concerns over GLP-1 therapies, says EMA

    30 Jul 13 | 10.41 | EU

    The European Medicines Agency’s review of glucagon like peptide (GLP)-1 based diabetes therapies...

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  5. Oral ketaconazole for fungal infections no longer advised

    26 Jul 13 | 16.28 | England EU Scotland Wales

    Oral ketoconazole should no longer be used to treat fungal infections because the risk of liver injury outweighs the benefits... more >

  6. Two years of trastuzumab offers no benefit over one

    25 Jul 13 | 14.09 | EU International

    Women with early breast cancer that over expresses human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER2)...

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  7. Coronavirus prompts Haj warning

    19 Jul 13 | 12.23 | England EU International Scotland Wales

    Pregnant women, the elderly and those with chronic diseases have been advised against performing the Haj...

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  8. European regulator to review hypnotic’s effect on driving

    18 Jul 13 | 14.15 | EU

    Zolpidem use is to be reviewed by the European Medicines Agency following reports ...

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  9. Non-adherence in hypertensive patients increases chances of stroke, finds study

    17 Jul 13 | 15.47 | EU

    Hypertensive patients are almost four times more likely to die from stroke if they are non-adherent...

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  10. Pharmacists concerned EU cuts affect public health

    16 Jul 13 | 11.01 | EU

    Hospital pharmacists across Europe have called on the European Commission to look for ways...

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