What is the placebo effect and could it resolve the antibiotic crisis? We explore the famed phenomenon that has mystified scientists since its discovery over 200 years ago.
Worrying news about a widely used last-resort antibiotic, as its overuse in agriculture is thought to have caused resistance gene to develop.
Professor David Nutt, British psychiatrist and neuropsychopharmacologist, will speak about drug policy in the UK.
Matt Sargeant asks if addiction will still be a major societal problem by the 22nd Century, and whether pharmacology might have the answer
In early December the coalition government launched its new Life Sciences Strategy, described by the Prime Minister as an attempt to improve patient care, foster innovation and catalyse the medical breakthroughs necessary for the industry to remain “a jewel in the crown of our economy”. While the UK’s economic crown is looking a little tarnished […]