A new over-the-counter COVID-19 test has been authorized by the FDA. Though it can be used to test people with and without symptoms, moderate cost and limited production mean it isn't a game-changer.
An estimated £300m worth of medicine goes unused in the UK every year. But is it safe to take drugs past their expiry date?
When codeine became a prescription only drug in 2018, the number of overdoses dropped, our new research shows. But restricting sales of codeine is only one way to reduce harm from opioids.
The increased demand for home-based diagnostic tests calls for stricter regulation.
There is currently a weak process of checking claims made in advertisements for medicines, to ensure they don't mislead or deceive consumers -this could be abandoned if a bill passes parliament.
The introduction of Bitcoin futures contracts will remove a lot of the financial risk associated with the cryptocurrency.