The British Medical Journal (BMJ) is to decide if it should retract two articles which claimed drugs taken by millions of Britons to reduce cholesterol caused harmful side effects and did not cut death rates.
Somerset company Probiotics International, which manufactures a range of innovative, research based probiotic products has announced a 40% turnover increase and now exports to over 50 countries after investing £500,000 in equipment.
Cancer Research UK is partnering with major pharmaceutical companies, AstraZeneca and Pfizer, to conduct a clinical trial to help develop personalised medical treatments for patients with advanced lung cancer.
Renfrew Group and De Montfort University's' collaborative project, the InSmart Artifical Pancreas, has been chosen as the overall winner of the British Inventors Project as part of the Gadget Show Live 2014.
To eliminate tedious manual handling in the manufacturing process for water-testing swabs, manufacturing automation expert Secure Technology has developed an efficient and cost-effective solution based on an Omron SCARA robot.