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A new tissue dissection system using plasma radiofrequency pulses has been used by Italian surgeons for successful operations on cancer patients. Ear, nose and...

Visions of the future

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Touching from a distance

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Devices for the ‘connected patient’

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NICE looks to future innovation

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Further treatment use for Aclasta

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CHMP approves orphan product

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended a conditional EU marketing authorisation for Gilead’s orphan medicinal product Cayston. The...

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...

No appeal against Alzheimer’s decision

Eisai and Pfizer have decided not to appeal NICE’s decision on Alzheimer’s drugs and have called for an expedited review of guidance for the...

EMEA launches new transparency policy

The European Medicines Agency has described its vision on openness towards stakeholders in a new draft transparency policy. Since its inauguration in 1995,...

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