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‘My family drive me bonkers when I go home for Christmas – by Boxing Day I have turned into a sulky teenager’

Louise from London, 32, says she dreads going home for Christmas as it always leaves her in a foul mood. Can this Christmas be any different? Healthista Collective expert Sally Brown had some advice The Problem: Dear Sally, Every Christmas I go back to my parents’ house on Christmas Eve and usually don’t escape until… Read More »

To Drive Down Insulin Prices, W.H.O. Will Certify Generic Versions

With insulin prices skyrocketing and substantial shortages developing in poorer countries, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday that it would begin testing and approving generic versions of the drug. Agency officials said they hoped to drive down insulin prices by encouraging makers of generic drugs to enter the market, increasing competition. At the moment,… Read More »

Genetic testing to drive personalised prescribing

Pinnacle Ventures has launched a pharmacogenomics programme to enable genetic testing to drive personalised prescribing decisions. The innovation arm of Pinnacle Midlands Health Network, a not-for-profit primary health care management company in New Zealand, is also working on embedding biomarker information into electronic health records and linking it to a clinical-decision support prescribing tool that… Read More »