Bausch & Lomb expands portfolio

Global eye health company Bausch & Lomb has acquired the commercial assets of Tubilux Pharma S.p.A., a privately held ophthalmic pharmaceuticals company that develops...

Outpatients benefit from ultrasound scans

Patients at Malvern Community Hospital in Worcestershire are able to access diagnostic scans quickly on an outpatient basis, due to the purchase of a...

NICE recommends oral chemotherapy agent

NICE has issued a Final Appraisal Determination (FAD) recommending oral Hycamtin (topotecan) as an option for people with relapsed small cell lung cancer (SCLC)....

New emergency contraceptive launched in UK

HRA Pharma’s new generation emergency contraceptive, ellaOne (ulipristal acetate, 30mg), has been launched in the UK, France and Germany. The company will launch ellaOne...

NHS compares badly on choice, healthcare survey reveals

Waiting times for operations have emerged as a key concern for Britons in a new survey about health systems in the UK, US, Germany...

No more suffering in silence

Data published by the DH shows that the waiting times for patients with hearing difficulties to receive a digital hearing aid has reached an...

Gentle art of wound care

Smith & Nephew's Advanced Wound Management division has launched two extensions to its Allevyn Ag range of dressings, designed to minimise the pain and...

UK is non-mover in annual healthcare index

The UK showed a stable rating among the healthcare systems of Europe when the 2009 Euro Health Consumer Index (EHCI) was presented today in...

Seroquel XR and Seroquel approved in Europe

Once-daily Seroquel XR (quetiapine fumarate extended-release tablets) and Seroquel (quetiapine fumarate) have been approved under the European Mutual Recognition Procedure for the treatment of...

A new Paradigm in diabetes management

Medtronic, Inc. has launched a new technology designed to protect people with type 1 diabetes against the risks associated with hypoglycaemia. The Paradigm Veo,...

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Novartis has announced a new exploratory subgroup analysis of the Phase III MONALEESA-3 and MONALEESA-7 trials, reinforcing the overall survival (OS) benefit of Kisqali®...
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Pf Webinar: Adopting Agile in pharma for more effective cross-functional marketing teamwork

Pf is proud to announce the second instalment of the FREE webinar series with Triducive. This webinar focuses on Agile and how it can...
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New Patient Recruitment Centres for late-phase clinical research

NHS patients will benefit from easier access to clinical research opportunities, following a £7m government investment to launch five new regional Patient Recruitment Centres...

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BIVDA comments on Roche COVID-19 antibody test authorisation

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The MHRA is producing guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19) for industry. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is working closely with Department of Health...
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