Boning – up on Osteoprosis

A clinical overview of the causes, symtoms and treatment of the debilitating condition osteoporosis. Osteoporosis literally means ‘porous bones’. It is a condition where bones…

Vaccination Nation

Fintan Moore ponders the ‘Expression of interest’ form and the myriad of potential responses to its questions After being a bit slow to get going,…

Oral & Dental care

Pharmacists are one of the most accessible parts of the health service and are in an ideal position to support dentists in helping patients to…

The understanding of risk

Terry Maguire shares his experiences of administering the Covid vaccine in his pharmacies Wednesday and Saturday for the past eight weeks have been vaccination days…

Focus on Rheumatoid Arthritis

Eamonn Brady MPSI looks at the clinical considerations in treating rheumatoid arthritis Arthritis is a general term used for the condition; however, there are over…

Another five weeks

A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE CREAKING UNDER THE STRAIN OF THE LATEST LOCKDOWN EXTENSION, WRITES ULTAN MOLLOY As I write this, I’m told that we…

Resistance and persistence

Pathogenic bacteria in humans are developing resistance to antibiotics much faster than expected, new research shows Computational research at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, has…