November 2019

PharmaTimes – Is the UK facing its own opioid crisis?

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October 2019

The BMJ – GPs are urged to help monitor new drugs

Nb link is for BMJ subscribers but a full version of the story can be found in our news section

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August 2019

Daily Mail – ‘Last resort’ pill that brings nightmares (p.5 August print edition)

LBC Radio DSRU Director, Saad Shakir, interviewed for LBC Radio about the adverse side effects of anti-malaria drug, Mefloquine, in relation to the death of student Alana Cutland

July 2019

European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Magazine – Use of real world data important for improving medicine safety

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OnMedica – Treatment for hyperthyroidism linked to increased risk of cancer death

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Daily Mail – Taking heartburn pills ‘DOUBLES your risk of developing an allergy because suppressing stomach acid destroys the body’s defense barrier’

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May 2019

Pharma Times – Big Pharma, come back to mental health and invest in Europe

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April 2019

Pharma Times – Big Pharma come together for better drug side effect detection

Pink Sheet – New international signal detection initiative to influence industry practice

Pharmaceutical Journal – Pharmaceutical companies vow to improve monitoring of medicine side effects

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