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Enantiomer patents – a necessary incentive

Download One person. Two hands. Left and right. Both are likely to look pretty similar to one another. But look for a little longer, and it is clear that they are not identical. Place one on top of the other and the key difference becomes

The power of combination drugs

Putting two medicines together to treat a single disease is a cornerstone of modern medicine. The treatment of tuberculosis was transformed in the 1950s when Sir John Crofton devised his ‘Edinburgh Method’, in which patients were simultaneously dosed with multiple drugs, each with different but