Going viral

An FIP emergency taskforce has released guidelines on how pharmacists should deal with the coronavirus outbreak The roles that pharmacists in community, hospital and clinical…

BMW’s electrified 5 series

Morgan Flanagan Creagh looks at BMW’s increased hybrid and e-drive offerings The BMW 5-Series has long been a stalwart of Irish roads, a famous silhouette…

Men’s health matters

Eamonn Brady MPSI provides a clinical overview of benign prostatic hyperplasia, a commonly-occurring andunder-reported condition in a large number of men as they age Benign…

CBD in Healthcare

Dr Donna Cosgrove PhD MPSI looks at the potential health benefits of CBD, including the evidence base and pharmacokinetics Introduction Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of…

To maternity and beyond

While the benefits of folic acid in the prevention of neural tube defects is established, other evidence regarding its efficacy in other areas of health…

Treating and managing Heart Failure

Eamonn Brady MPSI looks at the clinical considerations in the different types of heart failure, including prevention, causes and effectiveness of therapeutic interventions Congestive cardiac…

A malignant mix

Recent research by the RCSI’s School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences has shown that mixing alcohol and medication may be harming more than a quarter…

Acute awareness of risk

HIQA recently published an overview report on its monitoring of activity in public acute hospitals in Ireland between 2015 and 2019. The Authority’s Head of…

Keeping mind and body healthy

There is increasing focus on the benefits of ginkgo biloba, an ancient remedy with potential for modern applications in a number of conditions, including age-related…