British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced that it will stop paying doctors to promote its products, in a first for a major drugs company.
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Thursday 07 February 2013
How dare we subject what little we have left of Britain's utopian vision to the same complaint culture that we would a day-trip that didn’t live up to our expectations?
Wednesday 06 February 2013
GlaxoSmithKline could sell Lucozade and Ribena after Britain’s biggest pharmaceuticals firm today set out plans for a “strategic review” of the drinks brands.
Tuesday 05 February 2013
Pharmaceutical giant shocks medical world by opting to reveal findings of all tests on patients
Thursday 31 January 2013
AstraZeneca has admitted it faces another difficult year of falling sales in 2013 after patent expiries last year meant revenues slumped 17 per cent to £27.9bn.
Tuesday 15 January 2013
A gene has been uncovered that may help to create born leaders.
Sunday 30 December 2012
Pakistani authorities are investigating allegations that cough syrup has killed 33 people over the past three days, a government official said, the second time in recent months medicine is suspected of causing multiple deaths.
Wednesday 21 November 2012
Vaccination rates plunged after the alleged link between MMR and autism
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Vaccination is the single greatest success story of 20th-century medicine. It has saved millions of lives around the world – including from smallpox, polio, diphtheria, typhoid, tetanus, measles and flu.
Urgent action is needed to up UK's defences against plant diseases like fungus killing ash trees, says Environment Secretary Owen Paterson
Friday 09 November 2012
Britain needs a radical rethink of its defences against emerging plant diseases brought in from abroad, such as the chalara fungus now threatening ash trees, the Environment Secretary, Owen Patterson, said.
Thursday 01 November 2012
Company 'decided to withhold its trade secrets'
Tuesday 30 October 2012
AstraZeneca has given its new chief executive a pay package worth about £11m, including a £4m "golden hello" to compensate Pascal Soriot for giving up long-term incentives at his previous job.
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
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You can STILL be jailed for being a republican, government confirms, and it remains illegal to even 'imagine' overthrowing the Queen
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Fighting back: the woman giving a voice (and 49,999 others) to the victims of sexism - by giving an airing to their horror stories
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
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