Beyond pharmacy blog
All posts from: October 2014
Roger Poole tells the spooky story of the pharmacist who hanged himself after accidentally poisoning his apprentice.
Pam Mason describes a study that suggests slim diners have different eating habits to heavier diners.
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.