Category Archives: Pharmaceuticals

The history of pharmaceuticals

The world of medicine has come a long way since human civilization. Many diseases that were once incurable are now treatable. According to Homer’s mythology, the ancient Egyptians developed more than 500 medicinal formulas back in 1550 BC and most of their therapeutic effects were delivered through spiritual healing rather than drugs. You can read… Read More »

The world’s most commonly used pharmaceuticals

From modest beginnings in the mid-19th century, the pharmaceutical industry has grown exponentially to become one of the world’s most important industries. New drugs are constantly being developed, and by a process of natural selection, many disappear into oblivion while others, due to their proven efficacy, become the most widely-used pharmaceutical drugs. Statistics published by… Read More »

Top 3 Biggset Pharmaceutical Companies in the World

When it comes to pharmaceutical companies, there are several global players who dominate the market. These companies manufacture a range of medications and medical devices which have helped change the face of the medical industry. We reveal the top 3 pharmaceutical companies in the world based on their sales revenues in 2014. Pfizer Inc.The third… Read More »

Biggest Pharmaceutical Breakthroughs Of The Last Year

There were some amazing pharmaceutical breakthroughs in 2014, from increasing longevity to a possible cure for Ebola. Read on to find out more about these remarkable findings.It’s all about the animals!A study released at the beginning of 2014 by the AIDS Research Center at Rockefeller University, showed that monkeys who had received regular antiretroviral drugs… Read More »