Pharmaceuticals industry

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‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli released from prison early
After his company acquired Daraprim, it raised price of the life-saving drug by 5,000%, prompting national outcry

Maya Yang

18, May, 2022 @8:13 PM

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HRT products could be sent to UK from mainland Europe next week
Regulator expected to consent to import of hormone replacement pills and patches from France

Julia Kollewe

13, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Essential medicines are in dangerously short supply | Letter
Letter: Jenny Young says she has been unable to get adrenaline for an allergy and there is a growing list of medicines that are now unavailable

Letters

12, May, 2022 @3:16 PM

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Ohio judge hears if pharmacy chains should pay for driving opioid crisis
CVS, Walgreens and Walmart Were found to recklessly dispense narcotic painkillers in two Ohio counties, fueling a drug epidemic

Chris McGreal

10, May, 2022 @6:10 PM

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Boots, Superdrug and other chemists report hay fever pill shortages
GlaxoSmithKline blames temporary manufacturing issues for lack of Piriton tablets

Julia Kollewe

10, May, 2022 @10:53 AM

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Europe’s first psychedelic drug trial firm to open in London
Startup Clerkenwell Health hopes to help make UK a world leader in psychedelics research

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

09, May, 2022 @10:30 AM

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Inside one of the first licensed medical cannabis labs in Britain
Under tightly controlled conditions, Celadon Pharmaceuticals’ site will initially focus on chronic pain treatments

Julia Kollewe

09, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘My pain levels have completely dropped’: how medical marijuana changed my life
Andrea Wright, diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis and fibromyalgia, is now having a proper night’s sleep

Julia Kollewe

09, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Vaccine to stop Covid transmission should now be top priority, says leading UK scientist
Oxford University’s Sir John Bell says sharp fall in death rate due to existing vaccines allows for a change in priorities

Julia Kollewe

07, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Members of vaccine taskforce to be reassigned to HRT crisis
Sajid Javid announces move after emergency meeting with manufacturers and pharmacists

Julia Kollewe

05, May, 2022 @5:35 PM

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‘Medical tourists’ are travelling the world in search of the elixir of life | Peter Ward
There have always been charlatans offering a cure for ageing, and cheap travel and lax laws have made it even easier for them, says author Peter Ward

Peter Ward

05, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Radical plans to transform NHS drawn up at drug firms and No 10 roundtable
Exclusive: ideas include reducing trial safeguards and allowing startups to harvest patient data

Ben Quinn and Andrew Gregory

04, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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