Can at-home genetic tests improve rare diagnosis?

The explosion of the direct-to-consumer DNA testing market could be transformative if genomics data is used in conjunction with the NHS to improve our understanding of rare diseases

How to make sure patients take their medicine

Medication adherence is one of the greatest health challenges of the 21st century, with up to half of all medicines prescribed for long-term conditions not taken as intended

Dispensing should not be a pharmacist’s only task

Technologies such as smart dispensing robots are delivering increased speed, accuracy and security as well as freeing up pharmacists to offer health advice to patients

Diabetes: living with a life-changing diagnosis

Three people with diabetes share their stories of living with the condition and tell of the challenges they face

How Amazon is shaking up how you get prescriptions

Online pharmacies, using pouch packaging technology, are disrupting the way medicines are dispensed

The challenges of supplying personalised meds

Plastic gloves holding yellow pills

Personalised medicines that offer great hope to those suffering serious diseases have the potential to explode traditional pharmaceutical supply chains

Personalised medicine and tailored treatment for more diseases

It’s already here, but in the future personalised medicine will be more than just drugs tailored to our genetic make-up

Don’t tarnish the golden age of MS

Treatment of multiple sclerosis is at a crossroads and we must take the direction of targeting the disease early with revolutionary therapies, writes Danny Buckland