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Positive results continue success for Forxiga

20/08/2019
Forxiga has had a string of successes recently, as it was recommended by NICE and had its EU marketing authorisation updated earlier this month.

Nationwide sepsis push saves ‘hundreds of lives’

20/08/2019
The drive includes a one-hour identification and treatment ambition, as well as a new ‘alert and action’ technology.

Alzheimer’s charity launches mass survey

20/08/2019
Alzheimer's is a complex disease with lots of failed treatments in past pipelines.

New PM urges action to improve vaccination uptake

19/08/2019
The UK has lost its ‘measles-free’ status with WHO, just three years after the virus was eliminated in the country.

Researchers develop ‘highly sensitive’ breast cancer blood test

19/08/2019
Researchers found that the test was able to identify circulating tumour DNA in every patient before they started treatment.

Health leaders call on PM to ‘end crisis in care’

19/08/2019
Swingeing cuts in social care that have left around 1.4 million older people in England unable to access the care and support they need.

Rinvoq bags FDA green light

19/08/2019
In the SELECT programme, the oral JAK inhibitor met all primary and ranked secondary endpoints across a variety of rheumatoid arthritis patients.

Rozlytrek bags FDA approval

16/08/2019
For the indication of ROS1-positive, metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

£500,000 injected into ‘innovative’ AI online safety software

16/08/2019
UK Meds has announced a partnership with Onfido to make buying prescription-only medicines online much safer.

Terlipressin hits phase III endpoint

16/08/2019
CONFIRM is the largest-ever prospective study conducted in patients with hepatorenal syndrome type I.

Government to reconsider NHS Health Checks

16/08/2019
The Health and Social Care Secretary has announced an evidence-based review into the service.

NHS toolkit launched for progressive neurological conditions

16/08/2019
The NHS estimates there could be 2,500 fewer emergency admissions to hospital a year for patients with progressive neurological conditions.

‘Probe’ could help make prostate cancer surgery more accurate

15/08/2019
The new project could ‘help surgeons to visualise tumours during keyhole surgery’.

Urgent medical delivery service set up in Brexit preparations

15/08/2019
The £25 million contract to set up an express freight service aims to be completed in the next one to four days.

Evinacumab hits targets in late-stage cholesterol trial

15/08/2019
On average patients entered the trial with LDL cholesterol levels of 255 mg/dL, despite treatment with other lipid-lowering therapies.

Taltz trumps Tremfya in plaque psoriasis study

15/08/2019
The drug met the primary and all major secondary endpoints up to week 12 in the Phase IV IXORA-R study.

Marketer of the Year finalists share their experiences with the competition

15/08/2019
Now in its 26th year, this prestigious competition has a long history of discovering and rewarding the very best healthcare marketers and last year was no exception.

Ebola ‘no longer incurable’

14/08/2019
Two new drugs, mAb114 and REGN-EB3, have been found to dramatically cut mortality from Ebola.

AZ’ Calquence granted US Breakthrough Therapy Designation

14/08/2019
The drug has been approved for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.

Imbruvica bags EU expansion for two indications

14/08/2019
The approval follows the Positive Opinion from the European Medicines Agency’s CHMP, and marks the fifth European approval in as many years.

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