Beyond pharmacy blog
All posts from: August 2014
A recently published UK study in the journal Nanomedicine indicates that iron supplements in nanoparticle form might have fewer gastrointestinal side effects than currently available preparations
Would you consider a diet of insects?
Andrew Haynes is frustrated with the amount of pharmacy-related errors in television programmes, films, newspapers and books
After consuming a small amount of a type of pufferfish, Captain James Cook recorded how he felt having ingested tetrodotoxin
Developing viable alternatives from renewable sources is a priority and recent reports of a partnership between the Ford Motor Company and Heinz to use waste tomato material gives us an idea of what might happen in the future
Roger Poole describes how neostigmine, administered as a nasal spray, can help save the lives of snakebite victims
Graeme Smith visits the First World War Galleries at the recently reopened Imperial War Museum in London and finds there is plenty of interest to pharmacists and healthcare professionals.
Monday 1 September 2014 is the centenary of the death of a lonesome pigeon called Martha. Who cares about bloody pigeons, you may ask. Disease-carrying vermin, aren’t they? But Martha was no ordinary pigeon…
Andrew Haynes describes how arsphenamine, “the magic bullet”, was discovered