Digital health information to be made available to NHS staff and patients

Digital child health information to be made available to NHS staff & patients

A new live national service launched by the NHS means that vital child health information will be available to health professionals and parents at...
Novartis has received FDA approval for Egaten

Novartis receives FDA approval for Egaten ® a fascioliasis drug

Novartis has received FDA approval for Egaten ® (triclabendazole) for the treatment of fascioliasis is in patients six years of age and older. This makes Egaten the...
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EC approves KEYTRUDA® as adjuvant therapy

MSD (Merck in the U.S. and Canada) has announced that the European Commission has approved its anti-PD-1 therapy, KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab), for the adjuvant treatment...
Dr Annalisa Jenkins & Lord Michael Grade become advisors to AKL

Dr Annalisa Jenkins & Lord Michael Grade become advisors to AKL

AKL Research and Development (AKLRD), a company developing an investigational osteoarthritis (OA) medicine, has announced the appointment of Dr Annalisa Jenkins and Lord Michael...
A woman undergoing a breast appointment to show NICE recommends pertuzumab

Access to Perjeta for Scottish breast cancer patients

Perjeta has been approved for Scottish breast cancer patients by the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC). SMC has recommended that Perjeta® (pertuzumab) should be made available...
image of a hand holding a gavel about to hit it to show CMA welcomes EU Court ruling in pay-for-delay drug case

BHIVA calls for accelerated efforts to cure hepatitis C

The British HIV Association (BHIVA) is calling for accelerated efforts to cure hepatitis C virus in all those living with HIV. New treatments to...
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Lilly’s EU approval for Verzenios ®▼ breast cancer drug

Eli Lilly and Company has received EU approval for Verzenios ®▼ (abemaciclib) for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer. The European Commission has granted marketing authorisation...

GSK vaccine prevents tuberculosis in HIV negative adults

GSK and Aeras have reported that GSK’s M72/AS01E candidate vaccine significantly reduced the incidence of pulmonary tuberculosis disease in HIV-negative adults with latent tuberculosis...

BRAFTOVI® + MEKTOVI® get authorisation for melanoma

Pierre Fabre has announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted marketing authorisation for BRAFTOVI® (encorafenib) and MEKTOVI® (binimetinib) in combination for the treatment...
Alzheimer's Society says women should not be alarmed over small hormone therapy risk.

AstraZeneca address cardiovascular & renal risks in diabetes

AstraZeneca and MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, will present more than 50 abstracts from the Company’s Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism (CVRM)...

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Life Sciences Skills Strategy shows demand for 133,000 jobs across the sector by 2030

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Chiesi launches global rare diseases division

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Image of people climbing a bar graph and helping each other up to show Life Sciences Skills Strategy shows demand for 133,000 jobs across the sector by 2030

Life Sciences Skills Strategy shows demand for 133,000 jobs across the sector by 2030

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Image of geometric shapes line drawn on black background with yellow circle to show Map of breast cancer reveal how mutations shape the tumour landscape

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Medicines access policies in 2020

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