Clinical Practice Features
Omeprazole and drug interactions in older patients
Alcohol and substance misuse in the older patient
Fuel poverty: significant cause of preventable ill health
Assessment and diagnosis of insomnia in primary care
Exercise induced periodic paralysis: a case study
Halitosis: assessment and treatment
Halitosis: identifying the cause
Halitosis is defined as offensive breath odour, with the potential to cause personal discomfort and social embarrassment. It is a common condition, largely due to intra-oral sources but it can indicate an underlying disease. This article is part one of a two-part series and looks at the causes of halitosis.
Remote prescribing in the out of hours GP setting: The challenges and guidance: Part 2
Physical activity levels: predictor of health and chronic disease-free life expectancy
All in the DNA: genetic testing, future health risks
If recent headlines are anything to go by, at-home genetic test kits provided by DNA testing companies like 23andme and Ancestry.com continue to be controversial. The biggest caution from organisations such as the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America was the life-changing and long-term implications of test results.