Roche ‘walks away’ from ABPI

Roche has decided not to review its membership of the ABPI in a controversial move that has led analysts to question the effectiveness of...

J&J and Elan form Alzheimer’s agreement

Johnson & Johnson is to acquire the Elan Corporation’s Alzheimer's Immunotherapy Program (AIP Program), through a newly-formed company. As part of the...

HRA Pharma establishes UK presence

HRA Pharma has established a UK subsidiary, HRA Pharma UK Ltd, based in London. This is the company’s second subsidiary in Europe as...

First pediatric PAH therapy approved in EU

Actelion’s pediatric dispersible formulation of Tracleer (bosentan) for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) has been approved in the EU. The approval...

Pfizer triumphs at environmental awards

Pfizer has been recognised as a leader in environmental excellence at the recent Business Commitment to the Environment (BCE) awards. Twelve companies received recognition...

CORRECTION: MabThera recommended in Scotland

Scottish physicians are now able to prescribe MabThera (rituximab) on the NHS, following a positive recommendation by the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC). MabThera was...

GPs need swine flu guidance

A poll of GPs by has revealed that, so far, only 9% of GPs in the UK have been given regular, clear and concise...

Tamiflu discount for poorer countries

Roche is to provide its antiviral Tamiflu at a lower price to developing countries as part of a new initiative. Under the Tamiflu Reserves...

Viruses resistant to Tamiflu identified

Several cases of the H1N1 ‘swine flu’ virus have emerged that are resistant to antiviral drug Tamiflu (oseltaminvir). WHO has been informed by...

Novo Nordisk launches Victoza in UK

Novo Nordisk’s Victoza is now available for type 2 diabetes patients in the UK, following EU approval. Victoza is the first once-daily human Glucagon-like...

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Pharmacists’ concerns about medicine supply as Brexit nears

A new survey published by Medicspot and supported by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) reveals pharmacists are worried about medicine supply as the UK...
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Coronavirus clinical research collated in free information centre

Elsevier creates a free information centre to bring together latest coronavirus clinical research. The online information center provides one-stop access to the latest medical...
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MP-led inquiry reveals failings in axial spondyloarthritis care across England

MPs are calling for urgent improvements in axial spondyloarthritis care available to patients, as a new report reveals worrying gaps in care provision across...

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First coronavirus clinical data published in The Lancet

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Global Talent Visa: new visa scheme for international researchers

As part of a package of announcements today, the Government has announced changes to Tier 1 Visas for researchers. A new, fast-track Global Talent Visa scheme...
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The PM Society Awards 2020, announced at the Grosvenor House on 24th January saw Havas Lynx Group take seven Gold awards across work for...

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