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Cancer Research UK is Tesco's Charity of the Year for 2012

Cancer Research UK is Tesco's 'Charity of the Year'

The supermarket giant is aiming to raise £10 million for the world's largest independent cancer charity
Andrew Witty, CEO of GlaxoSmithKline

New Year's Honours List sees CEO of GSK knighted

Andrew Witty, the Chief Executive of UK pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline has received a Knighthood in the 2012 New Year's Honours List
The Health Lottery logo

The Health Lottery

Healthcare Global investigates the reception and reaction to The Health Lottery, a controversial lottery game which launched in the UK earlier this year
GSK's Corporate HQ

GSK to sell US consumer brands to Prestige for $660m

The acquisition of 17 North American brands, which include Gavison, Tagment and Beano, is thought to be the largest ever for Prestige Brands Holdings
11 percent of UK banknotes have traces of cocaine

Cocaine use increasing and drug is on 11% of banknotes

Tests have found more than one in 10 banknotes in the UK contained traces of cocaine, prompting warnings use of the drug is increasing
13m cosmetic procedures took place in the US in 2010

Effect of the recession on plastic surgery practices

With patients looking to make savings at every available opportunity and clinics desperate to get customers through the door, discounted deals and financial incentives are becoming increasingly common in the global cosmetic surgery industry
Eliquis has been recommended by NICE

NICE recommends anti-clotting drug Eliquis to patients

Although the drug lost out to Sanofi's Levenox in recent clinical trials which tested its effectiveness, its use has been recommended for its affordability
The use of legal highs has increased in the recession

Recession sees cocaine use fall while legal highs rise

The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction has warned the use of new synthetic 'clubbing drugs' is increasing and the use of cocaine has reached its peak
Harvard University

The world's best medical training schools

Medicine is more often than not one of the most expensive higher educational subjects to study, so Healthcare Global has taken a look at universities with the best medical faculties in the world
The 2011 Nobel Prize for medicine

Immune system scientists given Nobel Prize for medicine

Bruce Beutler, Jules Hoffmann and Ralph Steinman have been awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize for medicine or physiology
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