Tag Archives: Medicine

The 'broken' antimicrobial market: A 'looming cloud' over medicine – Healio

Modern medicine may face dangerous setbacks if the antimicrobial market does not see a positive shift soon, experts agree. Without more support, Paratek Pharmaceuticals president Evan Loh, MD, said small pharmaceutical companies will “go away” over the next several years, bringing the world closer to a pre-antibiotics era.Source: Courtesy of Paratek. According to a recent… Read More »

NHS plans alternative transport routes to avoid no-deal medicine shortage – The Guardian

NHS NHS plans alternative transport routes to avoid no-deal medicine shortage Letter to pharmacists says plans will ‘maximise the ability for supply to continue unimpeded’ Plans have been drawn up for the use of alternative transport routes and prioritisation of medicines as part of contingency planning for a no-deal Brexit, pharmacists have been told by… Read More »

‘Living medicine’ helps make toxic ammonia breakthrough – The Guardian

Genetics ‘Living medicine’ helps make toxic ammonia breakthrough Using genetically modified bugs to prolong life was ‘fanciful’ until recently, says scientist A “living medicine” made from genetically modified bugs has prolonged the lives of animals with severe metabolic disease in a landmark test of the treatment. Researchers created the medicine by making a common strain… Read More »

What This New 500 Women In Medicine Initiative Aims To Do – Forbes

Pictured here (clockwise from upper left) are Kate Gerull, Maren Loe, Iris Kuo, Tamara Sanchez Ortiz, and Jane Hayes, who founded 500 Women in Medicine (Photo: Courtesy of Kate Gerull)Courtesy of Kate Gerull This new initiative is called 500 Women in Medicine. But it could benefit many, many more people of all genders, both inside and outside… Read More »