All articles by Sally Turner

  1. Pat-INFORMED: the solution to drug patent procurement issues?

    Throughout the last decade, new treatments for HIV, hepatitis C, cancer and many other diseases have transformed the lives of…
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    6 Dec
  2. Antimicrobial resistance: is pharmaceutical pollution creating superbugs?

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major global health concern and pharmaceutical pollution is posing dangers to ecosystems and human health…
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    3 Dec
  3. The Express Scripts story: super-pharmacies and the US drug industry

    With the cost of global healthcare soaring – and both Medicare and the National Health Service (NHS) under pressure to…
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    22 Nov
  4. The problem with drug patents: can a new global approach help?

    Throughout the last decade, new treatments for HIV, hepatitis C, cancer and many other diseases have transformed the lives of…
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    12 Nov
  5. Is the microbiome as important for precision medicine as genetics?

    As the microbiome can be evaluated through DNA sequencing and readily modified by targeted interventions, it has been suggested that…
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    8 Nov
  6. Selling cells: the economics of CAR-T therapy

    Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy is developing at a significant pace and excitement about its potential is high. CAR-T…
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    1 Nov
  7. Making clinical trials more transparent in the Americas

    Industry experts have been calling for public registration of clinical trials of drugs and medical devices since the 1980s, and…
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    30 Oct
  8. The highs and lows of hormone replacement therapy

    With today’s increase in life expectancy, women are likely to spend at least a third of their lives in their…
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    9 Oct
  9. Humira: the highs and lows of the world’s best-selling drug

    Sales of AbbVie’s blockbuster drug Humira peaked at $18.9bn last year and, according to analysts at Evaluate Pharma, the product…
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    5 Sep
  10. A research headache: improving the understanding of chronic migraine

    Migraine is the third most common health issue in the world (behind dental cavities and tension headaches), according to research…
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    27 Aug