Mike Page is a Professor of Chemistry at the University of Huddersfield and comments on the recent BBC news story which says “global revolution in the use of antimicrobials is needed, according to a government backed report”. Professor Page goes onto say there is an urgent need for the discovery of new drugs to battle
Dr Laura Waters is a Principal Enterprise Fellow in the School of Applied Sciences. Here, in an article published on The Conversation, she talks about how testing drugs on animals could soon become obselete and the reasons why scientists are now actively considering alternatives.
Dr Farideh Javid, is a Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology. Here, in an article published on The Conversation she talks about why some people experience motion sickness while others don’t in light of the news that the new Top Gear presenters, Matt LeBlanc and Chris Evans, have been known to suffer from the condition and offers several remedies on how to beat it.
Pharmacist, academic and Principal Enterprise Fellow in Pharmacy Dr Mahendra Patel, comments on the cost of drugs and why some cannot be offered by the NHS because they are too expensive.
Andrew Adams is a Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice. Here he talks about the recent ruling that prescriptions are to display how much their contents have cost the taxpaper in an effort to reduce “wasted” medication and asks will this latest idea even work or are the problems more deep-rooted?