Category list : Environmental design
Assessing the environmental risks of a new medicine as part of the risk-benefit assessment during market authorisation would be “catastrophic” for the pharmaceutical industry, an environmental scientist from manufacturer AstraZeneca has said.
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are environmental contaminants that have contaminated large areas of agricultural land in the US. Prairie-grass helps to remove PCB pollution.
Recent research has shown the effect that some drugs, even at very low concentrations, can have on plants such as lettuce and radish.