All articles by Abi Millar

  1. Understanding drug-resistant TB

    Drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) is a serious, and growing, public health threat. Despite attracting less media attention than other diseases of…
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    14 Oct
  2. CBD: the myth, the magic and the real deal drugs

    Over the last year or two, the buzz around cannabidiol (CBD) has skyrocketed. Once a fringe product most commonly sold…
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    9 Oct
  3. The drugs fighting memory loss

    Medicines for memory loss are hard to come by. For people who want to keep their minds sharp into old…
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    8 Oct
  4. Medical cannabis in the UK: how has the roll out gone so far?

    In November 2018, the UK made medical cannabis products legal on prescription, joining the growing number of European countries that…
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    7 Oct
  5. Can Pharmaoffer become the Amazon of pharma raw materials?

    Abi Millar: You co-founded Pharmaoffer, an online marketplace for pharmaceutical raw materials. How did the idea for the company come…
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    28 Aug
  6. FDA greenlight for esketamine sheds light on ketamine’s potential

    On 5 March 2019, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Spravato (esketamine) nasal spray for patients with treatment-resistant…
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    13 Jun
  7. Inside Italy’s pharmaceutical industry

    In July 2018, Italy officially overtook Germany as Europe’s leading pharmaceutical producer. It had generated €31.2bn in pharmaceutical value, compared…
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    2 May
  8. Snake venom in pharma: access to antivenom is a topic that needs attention

    Snake bites are a major public health issue in many parts of the world. It is thought that over five…
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    24 Apr
  9. Developing a new class of cancer combo drugs

    It’s a familiar problem within oncology: how can we develop treatments that kill cancer cells while leaving healthy tissue unscathed?…
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    2 Feb
  10. Is a lack of female participants skewing heart disease trial results?

    Heart disease is a major health concern for both men and women. According to the British Heart Foundation, there are…
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    20 Nov
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