All articles by Elly Earls

  1. Slipper limpet slime: a biotech treasure chest?

    Currently busy degrading water quality and causing havoc among native oyster fisheries in European oceans, the invasive gastropod species the…
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    30 Jan
  2. Dundee University: visiting the world’s most influential pharmaceutical research institution

    Clarivate Analytics has named Dundee University the world’s most influential pharmaceuticals research institution in its State of Innovation report, which…
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    25 Jan
  3. From biologics to biosimilars: NHS move makes big sense

    The NHS plans to slash £300m from its annual pharmaceuticals bill by using biosimilar medicines – cheaper but equally clinically…
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    22 Jan
  4. Could treating heart diseases with anti-inflammatories be the biggest breakthrough since statins?

    A research team in the US has found that anti-inflammatory drugs could reduce the risk of heart attacks, independent of…
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    15 Jan
  5. Could MDMA become psychiatry’s antibiotic?

    A handful of dedicated researchers have for decades been championing the use of psychedelic drugs to treat a range of…
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    11 Jan
  6. A new approach to treating schizophrenia

    Researchers in Scotland have come up with a new approach to tackling hereditary schizophrenia, which they hope can target the…
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    7 Dec
  7. Could a new drug harness gut bacteria to end lactose intolerance?

    Ritter Pharma CEO Andrew Ritter has been symptom-free since he became the test subject of the first iteration of his…
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    6 Dec
  8. Delivery to destination: mapping a nanoparticle’s poor sense of direction

    Cancer is an incredibly difficult disease to treat with even the most advanced drugs in the field only reaching the…
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    4 Dec
  9. Hard nut to crack: new trial brings new hope for children with peanut allergies

    Queues are out of the door for a Phase III trial investigating the efficacy and safety of a new oral…
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    12 Oct
  10. Osteoporosis breakthrough: positive news in a field plagued by bad press

    Published in JAMA by a group of scientists in Sweden, the new research found that among older patients using medium…
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    13 Sep