Lilly offers voluntary redundancy in US

Eli Lilly has offered voluntary redundancy to thousands of its sales representatives in the US. The offer has been made as part of a...

EMEA partners with FDA on clinical regulation

The European Medicines Agency (EMEA) and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have launched a joint initiative to collaborate on international Good Clinical...

Baxter Healthcare acquires Willow

Baxter Healthcare Ltd has acquired UK homecare company Willow Healthcare Services. Willow provides homecare services across the UK, including the delivery of medical...

Bristol-Myers Squibb acquires Medarex

Bristol Myers-Squibb (BMS) to acquire clinical development company Medarex for a purchase price of approximately $2.4 billion. The company has said that the acquisition...

Hospital offers the NxStage of home dialysis

A new home dialysis system that could transform renal care in the UK is available from an NHS hospital. NxStage System One home...

CHMP approves new treatment for relapsed MCL

The CHMP has recommended approval of the mTOR (mammalian target of rapamycin) inhibitor Torisel (temsirolimus) for the treatment of relapsed and/or refractory mantle cell...

Walker supports access to the great outdoors

The Trionic Walker, available in the UK from mobility aids distributor Homecraft, aims to widen the market for rolling walkers or rollators. With a...

Rapid, pain-free Chlamydia test for men

A new urine test will allow doctors to diagnose Chlamydia infection in men painlessly within an hour, enabling them to treat the infection at...

Alcon and AZ sign ophthalmology research deal

Alcon has entered into a five-year research agreement with AstraZeneca that gives Alcon exclusive ophthalmic drug discovery and potential development rights to AstraZeneca’s compound...

Changes in device use accelerated by Web 2.0

New technologies for spreading information are greatly increasing the pace at which health organisations respond to clinical data on device usage, according to a...

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Oral health has been isolated from traditional healthcare and health policy for too long fuelling an oral health crisis according to a Lancet Series.

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Oral health has been isolated from traditional healthcare and health policy for too long, despite the major global public health burden of oral diseases,...
New statistics show decrease in animals used for R&D

New statistics show decrease in animals used for R&D

The Home Office has released its annual statistics on animals used in research in Great Britain. It shows 3.52 million procedures were carried out...
New insight into microRNA function has been published by scientists at the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Oxford.

New insight into microRNA function can give gene therapy a boost

New insight into microRNA function has been published by scientists at the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Oxford. They have shown that...

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NICE has approved a first-in-class gene silencing therapy for hereditary amyloidosis.

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NICE has approved a first-in-class gene silencing therapy for hereditary amyloidosis. RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics company, Alnylam UK Limited has welcomed a decision from the...
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AstraZeneca to appeal NICE's osimertinib decision following it not being recommended for use within NHS England. AstraZeneca will appeal a decision by the National Institute...

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The trend for true patient engagement can only be good news for pharma and for patient outcomes. It is notoriously difficult to predict how patient...