Proton-pump inhibitors, commonly used to neutralise stomach acid in people with heartburn or stomach ulcers, are linked to an increased risk of pneumonia in older patients, warn researchers.
One inhaler containing three drugs used once a day appears to be superior than existing dual therapy for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a major trial.
The UK licence and guidance relating to sodium valproate have been changed in the wake of the recent announcement of new Europe-wide safety measures relating to the drug.
Women who take painkillers during pregnancy could be negatively affecting the future fertility of the unborn child and their descendants, according to UK researchers.
Continuous glucose monitors improve glucose control and add to quality of life for patients with type 1 diabetes, and are also cost-effective over manual testing with strips, according to US researchers.
Researchers behind a major new study of chronic kidney disease hope it will provide vital information to aid earlier diagnosis and treatment.
A leading nurse consultant has called the current state of diabetes nursing “extremely worrying” and warned that the country could face a “ticking time bomb of poor health” unless changes are made.
Unintended weight loss is the second highest risk factor for some forms of cancer, according to the UK authors of the first “robust” research analysis to examine the link between the two.
Most cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be linked to factors in childhood, according to a major new study, which highlights the need for early intervention and prevention.
Maternity care for pregnant women with a set of rare inherited conditions called Ehlers-Danlos syndromes “must improve”, according to UK midwifery researchers.