Grünenthal, maker of thalidomide, issue apology after 50 years

Those involved in the pharmaceutical industry for any length of time will recognise the thalidomide tragedy as one...

The digital pill that’s easy to swallow

Smart phones and the associated technology play major roles in many of our lives. This has not gone unnoticed by the...

Enigmatic placebo

The double-blind, randomised, placebo controlled trial (RCT) is accepted by the pharmaceutical industry and...

My aching heart

Locked away behind the rib-cage our hearts beat 100,000 times each day, delivering the essential components of life...

Sweet Frailty

As we age and our abilities decline, there comes a time when the younger generation consider us to be 'frail'. It...

Simon Cowell, detox and the SAS

The central purpose of journalism is to provide the general population with the accurate and reliable information...

Be inspired?

For those looking for inspiration you could find no better example than Rita Levi-Montalcini, who died on 30th...

PIP: MHRA response to breast cover-up accusations

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has responded to accusations of a cover-up in the...

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