NHS prescribed record number of antidepressants in 2016

by Jcasp |July 14, 2017


Antidepressants : The NHS prescribed a record number of antidepressants last year, fuelling the upward trend that has seen the number of pills given to patients more than double over the last 10 years. However, this rise in figures raised many questions whether the rise is due to doctors handing out the drugs too freely, […]

The Pharmaceutical industry is at risk from Brexit

by Jcasp |July 10, 2017


Pharmaceutical news: Despite debates about the impacts of Brexit, the pharmaceutical industry is less eye-catching than other sectors. The pharmaceutical sector in the EU has increased from €125 billion to €225 billion over the last 15 years. Employment in the sector has risen from 535.000 to 725.000.  Pharmaceuticals are very advantageous for the EU. Exports […]