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A drug may prevent Alzheimer’s but there are no plans to find out

Large studies are needed before drugs can make it into pharmaciesPeoplepictures/Getty By Debora MacKenzie An arthritis drug seems to significantly cut the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease – but there are no plans to find out if it really works. Last week, The Washington Post reported that pharmaceutical firm Pfizer has data showing that an… Read More »

NHS plans alternative transport routes to avoid no-deal medicine shortage – The Guardian

NHS NHS plans alternative transport routes to avoid no-deal medicine shortage Letter to pharmacists says plans will ‘maximise the ability for supply to continue unimpeded’ Plans have been drawn up for the use of alternative transport routes and prioritisation of medicines as part of contingency planning for a no-deal Brexit, pharmacists have been told by… Read More »