Forging advances in the treatment of respiratory diseases

In this issue of BioScience Today, we speak to Professor Martin Gosling, about the inspiration behind his work, what motivates him daily, and the advances in the treatment of respiratory diseases that he is...

Getting more out of our medicines – re-purposing drugs to improve patient care

Paul Chrisp, Programme Director Medicines and Technologies, NICE Developing new medicines and then ensuring they are used appropriately is a costly and drawn out process. The NHS needs to make sure that alongside the development...

Helping everyone breathe easier – finding new approaches to treating respiratory disease

Everyone should be able to breathe clean air with healthy lungs, yet sadly far too many people continue to gasp for breath because of lung disease. In the UK, one in five people develop...

Exciting times in the field of asthma research

One of the areas in which truly exciting advances are being made is asthma, one of the commonest chronic diseases on the planet. Professor Stephen Holgate, CBE, Chair of the Research Committee of the British...