Despite the dangers, according to a 2014 review which involved 36,000 people over 19 different studies, up to 50% of us have taken somebody else’s prescription medication, which one in four people being willing to give their medication to their friends and family.
As the seasons change and the temperatures drop, it is more important to look after our lips at this time of year. If you want to know how to protect your lips from the elements this winter, or you simply want to keep dry, cracked lips at bay all year round, here are some of the best lip products to invest in during the colder months, including Bonjela cold sore cream, mouth ulcers treatment and lip balms.
Here in the UK we spent £27 million on over-the-counter treatments for head lice last year. Head lice are extremely common and are one of the main topics of customer conversation in pharmacies across the region.
One of the main ways in which Riemann P20 sets itself apart from other sun care brands is its level of sun protection. With Riemann P20, you only have to apply the formula once a day which offers holidaymakers a new level of convenience. This is especially good news for those who like to stay active in the sun for long periods of time.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 50% of drugs for sale on the internet are fake. A survey carried out by America’s National Association of Boards of Pharmacy found that out of 10,000 online pharmacies, that 9,938 did not comply with pharmacy practice standards or US state and federal laws.
Public Health England (PHE) has advised the government that we need 10 micrograms of vitamin D a day in order to help keep our bones, teeth and muscles healthy, based on the recommendations of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) after its review of the evidence on vitamin D and health.
It has emerged in the news that the morning after pill (Emergency Contraceptive pill) is illegally being sold on eBay for as little as around £5. Weldricks only sell genuine, UK licensed medications and ask the questions stipulated by the product license to make sure it is safe and suitable for our customers to take.
Flexiseq is an innovative topical application containing ultra-deformable phospholipid spheres, called Sequessome vesicles, suspended in a gel. When Flexiseq gel evaporates on the surface of the skin, the strongly hydrophilic Sequessome vesicles deform and penetrate through intercellular spaces in the skin, attracted to areas of high water content.
On average, the adult head has 100,000 individual strands of hair and most people will shed between 40 and 120 of these per day as part of a healthy re-growth cycle.
Although it’s possible that this loss could be caused by a medical disorder, prescribed medication, poor nutrition, bad hair care techniques or severe stress, in 95% of cases the cause is hereditary – and is known as male pattern baldness, or androgenetic alopecia.
In the case of hereditary hair loss, the genes and hormones in your body have a shrinking effect on your hair follicles, making them ineffective at growing new hairs. Over time, the progressive shrinking of certain scalp follicles leads to a shortening of the hair's growing cycle. Hair becomes thinner and shorter, until there is no growth at all.
Fortunately, there is something you can do about it. Hereditary hair loss can be effectively treated using Regaine Foam and Solution.