Articles on Essential medicines

Displaying all articles

Medicine shortages occur too often in Australia, which is reliant on the global supply chain. from shutterstock.com

New law won’t safeguard medicine supply – it’ll only ensure we know there’s a shortage

Recently passed legislation will ensure pharmaceutical companies report shortages of medicines. This is only about notifications. It won't prevent medicine shortages themselves.
Humans didn’t evolve to deal with the unique conditions of space travel. Bluedharma/Flickr

What medicines would we pack for a trip to Mars?

Hollywood may already have done it but when we eventually send real astronauts to Mars, what medicines should we arm them with? And will they work the same way as they do on Earth?

Top contributors

More