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  • Ibuprofen: A discovery of global significance­

    Ibuprofen: A discovery of global significance­

    Today, Ibuprofen is used as pain killer and anti-inflammatory. But when it was first launched by Boots, as Brufen in February 1969, it was heralded as the miracle therapy for arthritic problems, particularly Rheumatoid Arthritis.

  • Puncturing the rubber romance

    Puncturing the rubber romance

    In the 1920s Boots was especially proud of its extensive rubber hot water bottle range. It stocked an impressive variety with models suitable for all price brackets. At the top of the collection, introduced in 1923, was the ‘Regaid Super…

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