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Press releases


09 Jun 2016

Most People Don't Sleep Any Worse When Taking Medicines with Sleep Disturbance Warnings

Medicines that carry warnings about sleep disturbances do not seem to contribute to the amount of...

07 Jun 2016

£15 billion and counting… Can we afford our medicine?

Patient engagement is the key to unlocking the pressing issue of how the UK can afford its...

10 Feb 2016

Research findings could lead to new treatments for chronic inflammatory pain

New research uncovers a cascade of reactions within nerve cells that relay sensations of pain...

04 Nov 2015

Pharmacology Research & Perspectives editorial appointments

The American Society for Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET), the British...

30 Oct 2015

Putting UK Pharmacology on the Map shortlist announced

Putting UK Pharmacology on the Map aims to illustrate the pivotal importance of...

26 May 2015

Large but unexplained variations in paracetamol-induced liver failure among European countries

Six-times higher risk in Ireland and a two-fold higher risk in the UK highlighted in study...

04 Mar 2015

New analysis of spider venom reveals seven promising compounds with the potential to relieve chronic pain

New research shows that seven compounds of the countless found in spider venom block a key...

21 Jan 2015

Long-term use of hormonal contraceptives is associated with an increased risk of brain tumours

Taking a hormonal contraceptive for at least five years is associated with a possible increase in...

17 Dec 2014

Record number of UK medical students take the Prescribing Safety Assessment

The British Pharmacological Society and MSC Assessment today jointly announced that a record...