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Dr Julian Pratt obituary

15/02/2019 Eleanor Jubb 0

As a young doctor in rural South Africa (1975-76), my father, Julian Pratt, questioned the underlying cause of the diseases he was treating and identified how the grossly unequal distribution of land for agriculture was having a devastating effect. As …

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Stewart Adams obituary

13/02/2019 Georgina Ferry 0

Pharmacologist who developed the painkiller ibuprofen and made a fortune for BootsIn the 1950s, health and safety protocols were less stringent than today, and so it was possible for Stewart Adams, a group leader in the research department at Boots, to…