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  • The afflictions of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

    12 NOV 2014 By David Walsh

    Famous as a post-impressionist artist, unfortunate Toulouse-Lautrec was afflicted with pycnodysostosis. David Walsh explains

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    Is it art to exploit the drug industry’s designs?

    6 NOV 2014 By Andrew Haynes
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    The Paul Stolper Gallery is hosting the latest pharmacy-inspired Damien Hirst exhibition. Andrew Haynes questions whether this is art or exploitation.

  • Priority Lane by Martin Rowson © Martin Rowson

    Will it be society’s or Government’s ruin? Subscription

    29 JAN 2014 15:35 By Lin-Nam Wang

    Last month, we learnt, following an investigation published in the BMJ, of some of the machinations behind the Government’s U-turn in July 2013 on minimum unit pricing for alcohol in England and Wales.

  • Film review: Fire in the blood Subscription

    27 FEB 2013 15:07 By Benedict Lam

    Be prepared to be sad, angry and even outraged when you see this film. Benedict Lam reviews “Fire in the blood”, a documentary that claims “big pharma” let millions of people die in order to protect its profits

  • Jacob Bell and drawing: Victorian pharmacist and patron of the arts Subscription

    22 DEC 2007 0:00

    The museum’s online exhibition provides a more detailed analysis of Jacob Bell’s life, his contribution to pharmacy and his art collection, including pictures of all 16 works in the National Collection.

  • Treasures of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society's Collections Subscription

    28 AUG 2004 0:00

      Pharmacopoeia Londinensis 1618 (the London pharmacopoeia)

  • Alfred Barnes, Argyrol and art Subscription

    23 DEC 2000 0:00
    Rating  Star Rating 5

    Arthur Williams relates the tale of how the successful exploitation of a single pharmaceutical product resulted in the assembly of one ofthe world’s finest art collections

  • Freud, Sherlock Holmes and Coca Cola: the cocaine connection Subscription

    23 DEC 2000 0:00
    Rating  Star Rating 4

    The two most significant figures in the cocaine story are world renowned, but not for their connection with cocaine. The individual responsible for the introduction of cocaine into medicine, albeit indirectly, went on to other and greater things, his life work fundamentally changing our views of ourselves and the world. The other did not even exist, although there are plenty of devotees who behave as if he did.

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