AstraZeneca’s AZD7442 is the only long-acting antibody to treat and prevent COVID-19

AstraZeneca’s long-acting antibody combination treats and prevents COVID-19

Positive high-level results from the TACKLE Phase III COVID-19 treatment trial have shown that AstraZeneca's AZD7442, a long-acting antibody (LAAB) combination, achieved a statistically...
Chemotherapy drug derived from fungus achieves positive results

Chemotherapy drug derived from fungus shows promise

Oxford University researchers have collaborated with biopharmaceutical company NuCana to assess a novel chemotherapy drug derived from a fungus. The results of a study published...
The Royal College of Psychiatrists calls for 7,000 more medical school places

The Royal College of Psychiatrists calls for 7,000 more medical school places to meet...

The Royal College of Psychiatrists 2021 census has revealed that record numbers of people need mental health treatment but there aren’t enough psychiatrists to...
MHRA authorises Koselugo for children aged 3 years and above with neurofibromatosis type 1

MHRA authorises Koselugo for children aged 3 years and above with neurofibromatosis type 1

AstraZeneca and MSD’s Koselugo®▼(Selumetinib) has been granted Conditional Marketing Authorisation in Great Britain by the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) as monotherapy...
WHO recommends widespread rollout of GSK’s malaria vaccine

WHO recommends widespread rollout of GSK’s malaria vaccine

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended the wider use of GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK’s) RTS,S malaria vaccine in children living in sub-Saharan Africa and other...
AiPharma and Appili Therapeutics form strategic alliance

AiPharma and Appili Therapeutics form strategic alliance

Appili Therapeutics, the biopharmaceutical company focused on drug development for infectious diseases, and AiPharma have announced a strategic alliance to advance the global development...
NICE recommends first treatment for sickle cell disease in two decades

NICE recommends first sickle cell disease treatment in two decades

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended that a new therapy for sickle cell disease is made available on the...
Merck announces its antiviral COVID-19 pill halves hospitalisations and deaths

MSD announces its antiviral COVID-19 pill halves hospitalisations and deaths

MSD and Biotherapeutics have announced that molnupiravir (MK-4482, EIDD-2801), an investigational oral antiviral medicine, significantly reduced the risk of hospitalisation or death in at...
Theramex launches first body-identical combined hormone therapy treatment for post-menopausal women

Theramex launches first body-identical combined hormone therapy treatment

Theramex has launched Bijuva® (known as Bijuve® in the UK) across Europe and the UK. It is the first, and only, body-identical hormone therapy...
NICE recommends Roche’s atezolizumab as treatment for advanced bladder cancer

NICE recommends Roche’s atezolizumab as treatment for advanced bladder cancer

The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued a Final Appraisal Document (FAD) for the use of Tecentriq®▼(atezolizumab) as a monotherapy...

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Entries for the Pf Awards 2022 are officially open

Enter today! The Pf Awards 2022 are officially open

New Year | New Suite of Categories | New Candidates Would you like to be recognised as a top performer in the UK Pharmaceutical industry? Enter...
New study to explore if talazoparib could treat metastatic breast cancer

New study to explore if talazoparib could treat metastatic breast cancer

A new study funded by Breast Cancer Now will explore if the drug talazoparib (Talzenna) could be used to treat people with incurable secondary...
£250 million winter access fund for GPs to boost face to face appointments  

£250m winter access fund for GPs to boost face to face appointments  

The NHS has published a blueprint for improving access to GP appointments for patients alongside supporting GPs and their teams. Surgeries will be provided with additional funding...

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