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No-deal Brexit could lead to drug shortages and delayed operations

Amid huge Brexit uncertainty, a range of emergency measures are being put in place to protect medical supplies – but no one knows if these will be enough Pharmacists could get emergency powersMedic Image/Getty By Clare Wilson As UK politicians prepare to vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal tonight, the possible impact of… Read More »

How Miniature Human Hearts Will Revolutionize Drug Testing

Artificial human heartsNovoheart For decades, pharmaceutical firms have used animal testing and clinical trials to determine the effectiveness and safety of new drug formulas. But these methods have proved to be costly, dangerous and highly inefficient. To fix this, global biotech firm Novoheart has developed the world’s first miniature beating human hearts using stem cells.… Read More »