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sore throat


What are the symptoms of, and treatment options for, tonsitilis? Louis Roller reviews the latest advice and recommendations  Tonsillitis and Streptococcal pharyngitis is inflammation of the tonsils- the two oval-shaped …

Low-volume flurbiprofen throat sprays have been moved to open retail sale The Therapeutic Goods Administration’s medicines scheduling body has decided to move low volume flurbiprofen throat sprays to open sales, …

The vast majority of sore throats are caused by viruses. Yet pharmacists still tend to recommend lozenges containing antiseptic/antibacterial ingredients with mostly in vitro evidence to support their effectiveness. This …

Ear, nose and throat (ENT) symptoms are common in the community, with many people making pharmacy their first stop for treatment and advice Many studies, both here and overseas, have …

Sore throat is one of those things that affects most of us at some time, particularly over the winter months, says Brad Butt In fact, having a sore throat is …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Reasons for Nonadherence to Statins A Systematic Review of Reviews concludes that female gender, older and younger age, non-white race, low …

Researchers have looked into whether corticosteroids are effective at reducing this painful symptom A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has found that a …

The UK is set to roll out a “sore throat test and treat” service, sending consumers to pharmacies to see if they need antibiotics – but not all stakeholders are …

UK consumers with sore throats are being encouraged to visit a pharmacy instead of a GP under a new NHS England initiative. A “sore throat test and treat” service has …