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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.

  • Go East Young Man

    Go East Young Man

    Frederick Harrison was itching for an adventure when he set sail from Liverpool in February 1941 to join Boots’ export and wholesale business in Calcutta [Kolkata], India. He chronicled his first year with the Kolkata office in his 1993 posthumously…

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