Beyond pharmacy blog
A study of Roman gladiators’ bones indicated that they had higher levels of calcium in their diet than individuals in the normal population.
Sandra Gidley reports on the discussions she led at the Liberal Democrats Party Conference.
People in Liberia have been advised not to shake hands in the traditional manner because of fears that this may spread the Ebola virus, writes Roger Poole.
Until 4 January 2015, you can see temporary exhibition about the UK's first children's charity at the Foundling Museum in London’s Brunswick Square.
Andrew Haynes describes the first rudimentary clinical trial of aspirin.
New research has traced the origin of the Aids pandemic back to 1920s Kinshasha, where a “perfect storm” of rapid population growth, a roaring sex trade, and good railway transport facilitated the spread of the HIV virus.
Pharmaceutical scientist Eli Lilly had more of an impact on pharmacy than you might think, writes Steve Bremer.
Joule is famous for his research into electricity and thermodynamics. David Walsh describes Joule’s work.
David Walsh describes the possible health benefits of the chokeberry.
Aileen Bryson, policy and practice lead for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Scotland, highlighted the services provided by pharmacists at the Labour Party Conference
Sibby Buckle shares her thoughts from the Conservative Party conference
Insulting and threatening people who do not agree with your views is not the way to be heard, writes Chris Chapman
An electronic detection tool may be able to identify what strain of bacteria Clostridium difficile is present in faeces.
Henry Hickman demonstrated that carbon dioxide could be used as an anaesthetic, but was never recognised for his work
Roger Poole explains how bumblebees and zebrafish manage to navigate their surroundings while avoiding collisions
Marmite contains a high concentration of thiamine. Roger Poole explains why soldiers in World War I had to eat it — like it or not.
Pamela Mason explains why limiting our meat consumption may help to avoid dangerous climate change
A new sensor, implanted into the eye, may help glaucoma sufferers monitor their condition in a better way.
Various parts of meadowsweet have been used for medicinal purposes for centuries. David Walsh explains
Some gut bacteria may affect our choice of food by modifying eating behaviour and influencing dietary choices.