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Monday 18 February 2013
When Captain Catharina Bergsell poured herself her morning coffee at the Blekinge Air Force base in southern Sweden, she would often muse that it was a little on the murky side, but just put it down to the usual questionable quality of vending machine beverages.
Wednesday 13 February 2013
Reckitt Benckiser thanked strong demand for cold and flu remedies and for Durex condoms for its 3 per cent rise in profits last year.
Friday 08 February 2013
The introduction of smaller-sized packets of paracetamol has led to a 43% reduction in the number of poisoning deaths, a study suggests.
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 29 January 2013
Tottenham have used the method to speed up the return of Jermain Defoe
Thursday 10 January 2013
Members of Parliament believe they deserve a pay hike of one-third – with nearly 70 per cent believing that they are underpaid for the job they do.
Thursday 03 January 2013
Almost 36,000 bottles of prescription eye drops need to be sent back to their manufacturer, after they were found to contain printing ink.
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.
Thursday 27 December 2012
The Iranian President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, today dismissed his only female cabinet member, Health Minister Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi, after she criticised her colleagues for failing to provide funds to import vital medicines.
Thursday 20 December 2012
The flu season has begun, parents have been warned, after an increase in the number of children aged five to 14 falling ill.
Wednesday 12 December 2012
Is AstraZeneca's chief executive, Pascal Soriot, ready for an eyesight test? Analysts at Kepler think Mr Soriot could be one of a number of pharmaceutical company bosses eyeing up Bausch & Lomb, the US eye-care company. Private equity firm Warburg Pincus has hired Goldman Sachs to sell the contact lenses and eye-surgery equipment specialist.
Tuesday 04 December 2012
New performance director of UK Athletics once beat Cram and Coe and is confident he can beat London medal haul in Rio, he tells Simon Turnbull
Tuesday 04 December 2012
So Maria Miller was wrong. The science has not "moved on". The minister for Women and Equality used the phrase to justify re-opening the debate on abortion in October, claiming that the current 24-week limit should be lowered because babies now survive at younger and younger gestational ages.
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