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UK and South Korea collaborate on severe asthma

In a landmark collaboration, the MRC, the Korean Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT) and the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) have joined...
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Better recording of biologic medicines brand and batch numbers needed for patient safety

Research carried out by the UK's Drug Safety Research Unit (DSRU) and Dutch-not-for-profit organisation, Lygature, finds that health professionals need to improve how they...
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AI is as effective as radiologists in spotting breast cancer from x-rays

AI has been shown to be as effective as human radiologists in spotting breast cancer from x-ray images. The international team behind the study, which...
Haemophilia A patients extended half-life factor

Haemophilia A patients extended half-life factor replacement therapy until December 2020

All haemophilia A patients in Republic of Ireland get continued access to Sobi’s extended half-life factor replacement therapy Sobi United Kingdom (UK) and Republic of...
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Sobi™ UK & ROI launches new website to support and empower people with Haemophilia

Sobi™ UK & ROI is launching its new website, Liberate Life, to provide support, resources and the latest information to people with Haemophilia and...
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Video link GP appointments using state-of-the-art diagnostic technology in practice

Phil Galt shares his experience of video link GP appointments using state-of-the-art diagnostic technology in community pharmacy. One of the most common issues I hear from...
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Top 10 regulatory issues affecting pharmacy industry

With 2019 almost over and 2020 rapidly approaching, Susan Hunneyball offers her top 10 regulatory issues affecting the pharmacy sector. The Five-Year Community Pharmacy...
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Lost time: Productivity and the flu

A new report into productivity and the flu, published by the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC), finds that the flu cost better off countries...
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New insights into how flu and cold infections interact

New insights into how flu and cold infections interact have been published, finding that people were less likely to catch either influenza or a...
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New research initiative to tackle multimorbidity – applications required

MRC, NIHR and ESRC are to join forces to launch an ambitious multidisciplinary research initiative to tackle multimorbidity. Applications are sought to build a national...

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New community pharmacy quality standard highlights prevention role

A new community pharmacy quality standard published by NICE says that the teams have the potential to play a greater role in health promotion...
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NICE wants more data on histology independent cancer treatments

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is encouraging further data collection on ‘game changing’ histology independent cancer treatments. This comes as...
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NICE approves Pfizer’s Ibrance in new combination for certain breast cancers

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Key publications to impact the UK access environment in 2020

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NICE wants more data on histology independent cancer treatments

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NICE approves Pfizer’s Ibrance in new combination for certain breast cancers

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