• Award-winning pharma packaging

    Pharmapack Europe has revealed the winners of the 2018 Pharmapack Awards. Elliot Gardner profiles the six winning packaging systems, from a motor-driven disposable auto-injector to an all-in-one contactless multidose delivery...

  • Pharma Technology Focus – Issue 69

    In this issue: The world’s pharma manufacturing hotspots, creating a universal flu vaccine, obstacles to improving the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, the potential of growth drugs, detecting racemisation in drugs,...

  • Fentanyl: where did it all go wrong?

    Fentanyl, a powerful opioid painkiller developed in the early 1960s, has been an important part of pain management strategies for decades, but a recent explosion of fentanyl abuse has had...

  • What defines an over-the-counter drug?

    India has decided to rethink which medicines can and can’t be sold without prescriptions. These measures will finally create a definition for over the counter (OTC) drugs and possibly curb...

  • An HIV generic for the developing world

    Under a breakthrough pricing agreement, a generic antiretroviral for HIV/AIDS containing dolutegravir will become available across the developing world for just $75 per person per year. Abi Millar looks into...

  • Uncertain times: the Brexit effect on pharma

    With Brexit negotiations in full swing, the British and European pharma industries are gearing up for change. That Brexit will have a profound impact is not in doubt; however, the...