+That's Interesting

+That's Interesting

Is new technology actually making pharmacy any better (or easier)?

New pills that let doctors see into the human body in real-time present an ethically fraught marvel of medical technology. And, one day, they might be able to figure out why you're so gassy, according to Popular Science. A new paper in Nature Electronics by researchers from RMIT University in Australia details how researchers successfully tested their gas-sensing pills on a small group of people in a pilot study.

A 25-year-old Halifax man is facing charges including robbery and attempted theft after three pharmacies were held up for drugs over the past week.

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) reported its results for 1Q18 on Thursday, January 4. The results relate to the three-month period ending November 30, 2017.

Considering the increasingly clinical roles pharmacists are taking on, the ability to accurately take and interpret blood pressure has never been more important. A study in the Journal of Hypertension compared community pharmacy blood pressure measurements with measurements taken in GP clinics and other settings in the same patients, to establish a clearer picture of how they might differ.

The Pharmacy and Poisons Board has banned the sale of all medicines containing codeine without a valid prescription.

The BBC documentary raised awareness of the pressure pharmacists are under, but deputy news editor Annabelle Collins questions whether it got to the heart of the issue

The top three pharmacy challenges for 2018: drug affordability, nonadherence, and pharmacist compensation, may come as no surprise to many of you

Some Boots pharmacy staff say they are under too much pressure and fear mistakes will be made