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RPS deputy chief scientist on BBC 1's Health: Truth or Scare

Claire Thompson, deputy chief scientist, Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Source: Nadia Attura / Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Claire Thompson appeared on BBC 1’s show, Health: Truth or Scare, discussing medicines for heartburn

Claire Thompson, deputy chief scientist at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS), appeared on BBC1’s Health: Truth or Scare on 17 April 2018, discussing medicines for heartburn and the long-term use of proton pump inhibitors.

Thompson performed a laboratory demonstration of how acid in the stomach can cause heartburn, and said: “Proton pump inhibitors stop the problem before it starts, which is important for some patients.”

A video of Thompson’s appearance is available here.


Citation: The Pharmaceutical Journal DOI: 10.1211/PJ.2018.20204813

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