Category: Pharmacy services

Game changer for weight loss - pharmacy holds the key

Game changer for weight loss

Another Headline announcing a game changer for weight loss. Apparently, there are new drugs coming to market, each claiming to solve the obesity crisis.   Fantastic! Congratulations!  Each anti-obesity drug is a game changer for weight loss! Wait a minute. What game are they changing? Anyone who has ever watched a sporting event knows the […]

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Pharmacy holds the key to guaranteed weight loss

Guaranteed weight loss? Pharmacy support holds the key

Weight loss is not always easy, but you’ll not be hard pressed to find a diet offering guaranteed weight loss. Interestingly, claims of “losing weight forever” are also unrestrained. These are bold claims and, enticing as they are, will likely be rather dubious and must be questioned vigorously. There are so many diets on the […]

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Pharmacy offers packets of care not just packets of pills

Package of care not just pills – Pharmacy life-savers

A package of care can take many guises, from doing the shopping for an elderly neighbour to that offered by doctors and nurses for those hospitalised by covid-19. The coronavirus pandemic has caused a shift in behaviours that have changed the world as we knew it, possibly forever. Over the months, protecting the NHS has […]

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Lipotrim - the best Christmas present

What is the best Christmas present? Weight loss

It is open to debate what the best Christmas present is. The internet will be crammed with top 10 lists, a plethora of the “Best Christmas” things. Are you wishing for a hug from all the family? Unfortunately, not this Christmas. Christmas 2020, although a time for giving, is not the time to dismiss health […]

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flu vaccine - reports of bullying by pharmacy chains

Flu vaccine – Bullying pharmacy chains missing a trick?

It is flu vaccine season at many pharmacies across the UK. The UK government’s drive to get more people vaccinated for common flu has been escalated this year to dampen the potential challenges demanded by the coronavirus pandemic. A combination of increased awareness and action for better personal hand hygiene, and more people getting the […]

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effect of covid19

Covid19 exit strategy – reducing mortality risk

The coronavirus, covid19, has affected each of us in so many ways since the pandemic hit in early 2020. Thankfully life this Summer is slowly returning to a new normal but Covid19 is still out there. The pandemic is simply not going to abruptly finish just because we can meet up with our families and […]

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American professional footballers are often overweight

Why BMI? History, advantages & disadvantages of BMI

Recently we were asked “Why BMI?”. The importance of the question “Why BMI” reminded me of a similar philosophic discussion surrounding this shortest poem in the English language, by The American poet Eli Siegel: One Question I – Why? Such an elementary question is not easy to simply answer. The same can be said for […]

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Worlds fattest man regained weight after bariatric surgery - gastric bypass

Pharmacy has a weight loss solution for world’s fattest man

The “World’s fattest man” is begging for NHS help to save his life according to a current news item in the Mirror newspaper by Adam Aspinall.  He has already had a gastric bypass, the most drastic of weight loss surgeries available. Although initially successful, reaching 19 stone from his original weight of 70 stone, the […]

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Success- a way forward from the 5 year pharmacy funding deal

Protected: The 5 year pharmacy funding deal – an opportunity?

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DNP diet pills affect mitochondria in human cells

DNP Diet pill deaths – Lipotrim predicted the future

DNP diet pill deaths are covered in “the PHARMACEUTICAL JOURNAL” June 2019 (VOL 302 NO 7926) Feature Article, titled: DNP: The dangerous diet pill pharmacists should know about   This is very important news for pharmacy and all healthcare professionals. What is DNP?    DNP, which is the short name for 2,4-dinitrophenol, is related to […]

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