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Dictionary Of More Than 360,000 Chemicals February 2018 ChemIDplus, the National Library of Medicine's dictionary of more than 360,000 chemicals, has a new look and new search features.



Every day more than 3,000 toxicologists, scientists,... Read More →

Commentary On Strategies For Switching Antipsychotics December 2017 Both the new generation of antipsychotics and the more traditional antipsychotic drugs produce an important and meaningful improvement in patients with schizophrenia, but most patients are neither... Read More →
Advice On Hormonal Contraceptives And The Safe Use Of Herbal Medicines November 2017 The Drug Safety Update ? published by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) ? contains information on the use of the antiepileptic agent carbamazepine; how to help patients... Read More →
NHS And The Pharmaceutical Industry Joint Working Guidance November 2017 The Ministerial Industry Strategy Group published its Long-Term Leadership Strategy for medicines. To encourage joint working between the NHS and pharmaceutical industry it recommended that the... Read More →
Common Medications Provide Equal Blood Pressure Control November 2017 Two common classes of blood pressure medications - angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) - are equally effective at controlling high blood... Read More →
Report Highlights Research Needed To Foster Generic Drug Development October 2017 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued the ?Critical Path Opportunities for Generic Drugs? report identifying many of the unanswered scientific questions that impede the... Read More →
Vaccine Website for Adolescents and Teens October 2017 PKIDs? Vaccine Initiative has launched www.getvaxed.org, a new vaccine website for adolescents and teens. The goal of the site is to raise awareness of immunisations among teens and young adults... Read More →
International AIDS Economics Network September 2017 Forum One has relaunched the International AIDS Economics Network (IAEN) website. The IAEN is a network of over 5000 international AIDS economists and policymakers that share research and experience... Read More →
The Generic Pharmaceutical Association May 2017 The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) has announced the launch of its new website www.gphaonline.org.

The new site has several new features, including:

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Impact of first infant vaccination programme in England for rotavirus confirmed April 2017 The first full year’s data on the impact of the newly-introduced national infant immunisation programme on rotavirus in England have confirmed the earlier indications that the programme has been... Read More →

Resources

The Drugs & Bugs app January 2018 The Drugs & Bugs app by Monthly Prescribing Reference (MPR) is an essential resource for allied healthcare professionals,...
Psychiatry Advisor January 2018 Psychiatry Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app designed to be the essential resource for psychiatric healthcare...
Monthly Prescribing Reference January 2018 The MPR App is your all-in-one drug information resource accessible anytime, anywhere. The 30th Anniversary Edition of the...
Reducing the Inappropriate Use of Antibiotics December 2017 The National Public Health Service for Wales (NPHS) has published its second annual report from its Antimicrobial...
Pandemic Influenza Surge Capacity And Prioritisation In Health Services December 2017 A document has been published which is designed to give guidance on managing the surge capacity needed to respond to an...
Genetic roadmap charts links between drugs and human disease September 2017 A research team led by scientists at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has developed a new kind of genetic ?roadmap?...
ASPET Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics September 2017 The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) is organised into a 'public'section, which...
Tackling Drugs August 2017 The Scottish Government's national drugs strategy, focuses on recovery from drug use. Measures include the provision of...
Evaluation Of Information Prescription Pilots July 2017 In January 2007, the Department of Health (DH) established 20 pilot sites to develop and test the introduction of...
Medicines Management Is Everybody?s Business July 2017 A leaflet has been published which aims to empower service users and carers to ask relevant questions about medication and...
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