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A series of iron-binding agents has shown promising potential in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease. The new compounds can bind to excess iron in...

SEP to market OAB therapy in UK

Regurin XL (trospium chloride), a once-daily capsule to treat patients with overactive bladder (OAB), has been launched in the UK. Rottapharm Madaus has granted...

New leader for Nexxus

Nexxus, the networking organisation for central Scotland's life science industry and researchers, has appointed a new Director. Graeme Boyle joins Nexxus following 25...

GPs lack awareness of GI side effects, research warns

GPs need to assess their patients’ history more closely when prescribing for post-menopausal osteoporosis, new research has suggested. The study, commissioned by Procter &...

RA patients need more information, says study

One-third of people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) remain on treatments despite them not working properly and almost 40% feel that more treatments need to...

DH rejects McKinsey proposals

The Department of Health (DH) has rejected advice to cut the number of NHS staff by 10% over the next five years. The proposals...

MabThera approved for previously-treated CLL

The European Commission has approved MabThera (rituximab) for patients with relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL), the most common form of the disease...

Preservative-free ophthalmic prostaglandin launched in UK

Saflutan (tafluprost), the first preservative-free ophthalmic prostaglandin to be launched in the UK, is now available for the reduction of elevated intraocular pressure (IOP)...

Merlin.net 4.0 keeps track of implants

The new version of an Internet-based remote system enables doctors to monitor patients remotely through implanted medical devices such as pacemakers. Merlin.net from...

Sleep analysis with Alice PDx

A new recording device enables clinicians to diagnose and treat sleep disorders through remote monitoring. The Alice PDx Portable Sleep System from Royal...

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