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Pregabalin and Gabapentin – Reclassification of as Class C Controlled Drugs

20th March 2019

From 1st April 2019, the drugs pregabalin and gabapentin will be reclassified as class C controlled drugs in the UK. It is important to be aware of how these changes will affect prescribing and dispensing processes. Read more here.

Brain clue to Takotsubo cardiomyopathy

5th March 2019

Swiss researchers reveal a potential link between Takotsubo cardiomyopathy and raised levels of stress hormones, such as adrenaline. Read more here.

Faulty 'brake' interferes with heart muscle's ability to contract and relax

4th March 2019

A new study has pinpointed a faulty molecular brake present in the most common form of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) and has identified a candidate compound that restores heart muscle function in human and mouse cells. Read more about the study here.