Ceuta backs school of enterprise

Ceuta Healthcare, an outsourcing company in the health and beauty industry, is backing a training initiative by Dragon's Den entrepreneur Peter Jones. The Bournemouth-based...

Blueprint for innovation in life sciences

A new Blueprint that aims to promote innovation in healthcare has been published by the Office for Life Sciences (OLS). The OLS, formed in...

Veinwave to change face of US market

Essex-based company Medical Innovations is poised to transform the US cosmetic market after gaining FDA approval for its Veinwave treatment to eradicate unsightly surface...

Report raises concerns about generic substitution

A new report is calling for the Department of Health to hold a public consultation over the proposal for Automatic Generic Substitution. In January...

Kimal appoints NHS high flyer as advisor

Worcestershire healthcare company Kimal plc has appointed a former NHS Chief Executive as non-executive chairman. Duncan Eaton, who has 40 years' experience in public...

BMS launches online leukaemia resource

Bristol-Myers Squibb has launched a new web-based resource for people with chronic myeloid leukaemia. The website MyCMLCare.com has been made available because many people...

Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics opens Pencoed facility

Welsh company Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics (OCD) has opened a new manufacturing facility in Pencoed. The opening ceremony was attended by HRH The Prince of Wales....

Cancer death toll lowest for 40 years

The number of deaths from three of the most common cancers in the UK has dropped to its lowest level for nearly 40 years....

SmPC approval for Viramune

Boehringer Ingelheim has received approval for an update of the summary of product characteristics (SmPC) for Viramune (nevirapine) as a treatment for patients with...

Government commits to support health innovation

A new Blueprint to put innovation at the heart of healthcare delivery has been launched by the Office for Life Sciences (OLS). The Blueprint...

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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.

Big Sugar and neglect by global health community fuel oral health crisis 

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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Nurofen launches a 24 hour ibuprofen pain relief patch

Nurofen announces the launch of the UK’s only 24 hour clinically proven pain relief patch containing ibuprofen.  Despite body pain being among the most commonly...
NICE has approved a first-in-class gene silencing therapy for hereditary amyloidosis.

Gene silencing therapy for hereditary amyloidosis approved by NICE

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...
Patients Know Best and HealthUnlocked sign partnership agreement to improve social wellbeing for patients.

Health tech partnership to boost social wellbeing

Patients Know Best (PKB) and HealthUnlocked have signed a partnership agreement with the aim of improving social wellbeing for patients. The partnership, which will see...
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...