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Date of publishing: 5th Dec 2017
Published by: Pfizer Staff

 Cells in the human body are constantly growing, dividing, and developing. 

Date of publishing: 7th Dec 2017
Published by: Pfizer Staff

Whether it is in the job or lifestyle as a whole, learning how to manage your time effectively can help with feeling relaxed, focused and in control.

Date of publishing: 22nd Nov 2017
Published by: Pfizer Staff

There may be changes that you could make to your day-to-day life that can also help when managing your pain.

Date of publishing: 22nd Nov 2017
Published by: Pfizer Staff

Antibiotics and the problem of Antibiotic Reststance. Watch the video to find out more.

Date of publishing: 22nd Nov 2017
Published by: Pfizer Staff

When a substantial proportion of your time is confined to the dispensary, it can be a challenge to also focus on laying out your merchandise effectively.

Date of publishing: 20th Nov 2017
Published by: Pfizer Staff
Atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia1, confers a fivefold increase in stroke risk.2 Strokes associated with AF...
Date of publishing: 20th Nov 2017
Published by: Pfizer Staff
Hypertension Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for approximately 30% of all deaths.1 Hypertension is...
Date of publishing: 20th Nov 2017
Published by: Pfizer Staff
Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the number 1 cause of death globally: more people die annually from CVDs than from any other cause.1 An...
Date of publishing: 15th Nov 2017
Published by: Pfizer Staff
The quality of sleep (QoS) can be affected by several factors such as co-existing disease, clinical symptoms, psychological disorders, and painful...
Date of publishing: 15th Nov 2017
Published by: Pfizer Staff
As the population ages and life expectancy increases, more people are living with several long-term conditions that are being managed with an...
Date of publishing: 10th Nov 2017
Published by: Pfizer Staff
The role of biosimilar medicines in patient care is increasing in importance due to opportunities for cost savings to healthcare systems. Access to...
Date of publishing: 12th Oct 2017
Published by: Pfizer staff

With the drive to deliver optimal healthcare at reduced costs1, the need to manage drug regimen in order to optimise patient outcomes is gaining increasing attention in clinical management.

Date of publishing: 12th Oct 2017
Published by: Pfizer staff

According to the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) by Jim O’Neil, 10 million deaths per year are projected by 2050 if current rates of antimicrobial resistance increases

Date of publishing: 12th Oct 2017
Published by: Pfizer staff

Although the true incidence is unknown, conservative estimates indicate that sepsis is a leading cause of mortality and critical illness worldwide

Date of publishing: 12th Oct 2017
Published by: Pfizer staff

Disproportionately large subsets of geriatric patients develop complicated urinary tract infection

Date of publishing: 12th Oct 2017
Published by: Pfizer staff

The role of biosimilar medicines in patient care is increasing in importance due to opportunities for cost savings to healthcare systems

Date of publishing: 21st Nov 2017
Published by: Pfizer staff

Diabetic neuropathies are a family of nerve disorders caused by diabetes.1 Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) specifically, represents significant burdens to many patients and the public health-care system.2 Diabetes is becoming an emerging epidemic in in western society and patients in rural areas have higher risk of developing complications and having less access to appropriate treatment.2

Date of publishing: 30th Jun 2017
Published by: Pfizer Staff

When we sustain a cut or injury, more than a dozen clotting factors, or special proteins circulating in the body, are activated in a cascade to help us stop bleeding.

Date of publishing: 29th Apr 2017
Published by: Pfizer staff

Increasing pressure in NHS hospitals could be causing junior doctors to miss essential training, states the General Medical Council. In its most recent training survey featuring the views of more than 55,000 junior doctors, it found that junior doctors are regularly missing essential safety training, cautioning that it could lead to patient safety issues in the future.

Date of publishing: 13th Apr 2017
Published by: Pfizer UK

At least 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point during their lives, but the disease isn’t the same for everyone. Learn more about the latest diagnosis approach and insight into the impact lifestyle has.

Date of publishing: 13th Apr 2017
Published by: Pfizer UK

The stigma around impotence means that the condition is still difficult to talk about for many, but the reality is erectile dysfunction (impotence) is a common problem.  So common in fact, that the NHS states it affects up to 50% of men between the ages of 40 and 70.

Date of publishing: 13th Apr 2017
Published by: Pfizer UK

Planning to start a family is an exciting time, but for those with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), the decision has added complications. While IBD is a manageable health condition for most patients, recent studies have highlighted its impact on sexual function, fertility and the health of unborn children.

Date of publishing: 21st Mar 2017
Published by: Pfizer staff

Once one of the world’s deadliest diseases, smallpox’s complete eradication was the result of a worldwide deployment of a vaccine begun 50 years ago. To date it’s still the only human disease ever to disappear from Earth.

Date of publishing: 28th Feb 2017
Published by: Pfizer staff

Over six years ago, in November 2010, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) published  the first annual report of the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net).  We are looking at the 2015 report and its findings, including a direct  link. 

Date of publishing: 8th Feb 2017
Published by: Pfizer staff

Jeans don’t always fit right, even though you’ve grabbed your size off the rack. The same can be said of medicinal dosages. They may seem right for your symptoms, height, weight, age and other health specifics. But tweaks are often still needed, especially with a progressive disease like Parkinson’s, where one day’s symptoms can differ from the next.

Date of publishing: 23rd Jan 2017
Published by: Pfizer UK

Failing to tackle the obesity “epidemic” could lead to an additional 670,000 cases of cancer and cost the NHS an additional £2.5bn by 2035, a recent report by Cancer Research UK claimed. Current guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) describes the role primary care has in helping patients make a change to their lifestyles. But is it doing enough?

Date of publishing: 10th Jan 2017
Published by: Pfizer staff

The more alcohol you drink, the greater your risk of developing some cancers. So why do people still drink more than the guidelines recommend? Are unclear and conflicting media messages partly to blame? An attempt to shed light on the issue...

Date of publishing: 22nd Nov 2016
Published by: Pfizer staff

Ovarian cancer is one of the hardest diseases to diagnose. Its symptoms can also be confused for other less serious health conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome or PMT. But when ovarian cancer is found early at a localised stage, about 94% of patients live longer than five years after diagnosis.

Date of publishing: 22nd Nov 2016
Published by: Pfizer staff

With intensified competition, it is vital that pharmacy owners employ business strategies now to grow their customer base in the face of potential disruption to the industry. Here are five practical steps to protect your business and remain competitive that you can implement now.

Date of publishing: 10th Dec 2016
Published by: Pfizer staff

United by a collaborative responsibility to manage the threat of antimicrobial resistance, Pfizer and 13 industry partners released a comprehensive plan of action that lays out four key commitments that we pledge to deliver by 2020 to reduce the rising incidence of antimicrobial resistance.

Date of publishing: 7th Nov 2016
Published by: Pfizer staff

Common viruses are now being engineered to seek out and destroy cancer cells.

Date of publishing: 7th Nov 2016
Published by: Pfizer staff

Computer programmers and data scientists are working with microbiologists and chemists to unlock the medicinal potential of natural products.

Date of publishing: 2nd Nov 2016
Published by: Pfizer staff

Vaccines have a long and storied history, from milkmaids’ cowpox pustules to snorting the scabs of infected people. Read some of the most memorable moments.

Date of publishing: 14th Oct 2016
Published by: Pfizer Staff

Who would not want to know the medicines they are taking are authentic? Nobody fancies brick dust, floor wax or anti-freeze in their medicine. 

Date of publishing: 14th Oct 2016
Published by: Pfizer staff

From discovering penicillin to mapping the genome, pharmaceutical innovation has changed our lives. Watch the journey from Molecule to Medicine.