The high cost of cancer drugs in South Africa has come under the spotlight with an investigation by the Competition Commission in the country.
One of the biggest recent controversies in medicine involves the effectiveness of the antiviral drug Tamiflu. Governments have stockpiled the drug but many have raised doubts about its usefulness.
Whether you cheered the election result or were cast into a depression, it doesn't really matter. The real power lies outside of Westminster, and outside of our control.