UK bill to ban all new psychoactive substances Subscription
New psychoactive substances are emerging more quickly than they can be outlawed, but a new UK bill is proposing a blanket solution.
Tackling prescription drug abuse Subscription
There are signs that strategies to address prescription drug abuse are starting to work but will an increase in illegal drug use be the payoff?
Drug regulators have noticed a proliferating problem. Around the world various regional regulators are applying different naming conventions for biosimilars.
The prescription opioid addiction and abuse epidemic: how it happened and what we can do about itSubscription
Opioid painkillers are supposed to provide pain relief, but there is now a plethora of injuries and deaths because they have been heavily marketed and inappropriately prescribed.
How a pharmacy student built a global companySubscription
Charles Ebubedike conceived the idea for a pharmaceutical company together with classmates on his pharmacy degree course. He tells Stephen Robinson how they developed the company into an international business.
A virus-derived oncolytic immunotherapy has shown activity against melanoma in a phase III clinical trial, researchers report in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Painkiller use is more closely linked to homicide than antipsychotics or antidepressantsSubscription
There is a closer association between use of painkillers and homicide than there is between the use of antipsychotics or antidepressants and killing someone, research shows.