An increase in clopidogrel prescriptions could be seen in the US and Europe for secondary ischaemic stroke prevention as a result of the outcomes of the Phase III POINT trial, according to data and analytics company, GlobalData. Read more


Research, from a team at Queen’s University Belfast, has demonstrated the potential for aspirin to be used in the repair of teeth affected by tooth decay. Read more


A recent study, published in The Lancet, has recommended that patients over the age of 75, receiving aspirin-based antiplatelet treatment, be co-prescribed proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) to reduce the incidence of upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Read more


Good or bad there’s no doubt the invention of gunpowder changed history. With bonfire night a whizz and a bang away, here are some chemicals from the pharmaceutical world that also changed history Read more