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  • Does a lack of sleep lead to a lack of self-control?
  • 06 July 2015 10:30 GMT
  • "Not enough shut-eye makes you more impulsive and can fuel addiction," the Mail Online reports. The claim was prompted by a review of evidence into the link between sleep and self-control carried out by American psychologists…
  • Gene therapy breakthrough for cystic fibrosis
  • 03 July 2015 12:00 GMT
  • “Cystic fibrosis hope as new gene therapy improves condition,” The Daily Telegraph reports. Researchers have, for the first time, managed to successfully "smuggle" healthy copies of genes into the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis…
  • 'Sleeping on it' may not be best after traumatic event
  • 02 July 2015 11:00 GMT
  • "Staying awake may be the best way to stop disturbing flashbacks," the Daily Mail reports. A psychological experiment carried out at Oxford University suggests that sleep may actually help embed traumatic events in the memory…

Welcome to McKay Pharmacy

We are a group of three exclusive pharmacies that have been serving local communities for over 35 years. Our ethos is simple, to develop services that put patients first and to welcome all new and existing customers with a friendly smile which can be coupled with high quality health advice.