Month: April 2019

New non-addictive drug may be better painkiller than morphine

Feb 15th, 2019 | article by Richard Lowes We have considered in an earlier article how nanotechnology – science and engineering on an extremely small scale – may help to revolutionise medicine, including the way that drugs act within the body. We have considered in an earlier article how nanotechnology – science and engineering on …

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UK war on opioids: new prescribing guidelines to be developed

Feb 28th 2019 | article by Libby Parfitt As chronic pain patients have feared, it looks like the war on opioid painkillers has reached the UK. There’s been a spate of reports in newspapers recently, highlighting the extent of opioid prescribing in the UK and the dangers associated with it. The Times published a lengthy …

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