Pharmacy News

Subscribe to Pharmacy News feed
PharmaTimes - The latest news in healthcare and life sciences - News RSS
Updated: 3 min 5 sec ago

Fastest drop in smoking rates in over a decade 

19/09/2019
Adult smoking rates fell 2.2% from January to July 2019, the equivalent of 200 fewer smokers an hour.

Social media sites act on NHS crack down plea

19/09/2019
Facebook and Instagram have announced that they will remove posts promoting ‘miracle’ cures and get-slim-quick products.

IAOCR launches patient safety campaign

19/09/2019
'Don’t Risk Your Research' aims to raise awareness of the risks incompetence poses to patients, clinical research and organisations.

FDA Breakthrough granted for Roche’s Gazyva

19/09/2019
The designation was based on the Phase II NOBILITY study.

Oral semaglutide trumps Jardiance, Januvia, Victoza in type II diabetes

19/09/2019
Type II diabetes costs the NHS £8.8 billion a year.

Cosentyx bags positive results in potential new indication

18/09/2019
Novartis has also submitted to the EMA for approval in the disease, non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis.

NICE recommends Takhzyro

18/09/2019
The recommendation was made based partly on data from the HELP-03 Study, in which Takhzyro reduced the mean number of monthly HAE attacks by 87%.

MHRA, Bill & Melinda Gates foundation team up for medicine safety whilst pregnant

18/09/2019
Research on the topic is vital yet sparse, as data in this area remain limited.

Happify, Sanofi to advance digital therapeutics for MS

18/09/2019
The therapeutics will address key co-morbidities for individuals living with the disease.

Acceleron abandons muscular dystrophy drug

18/09/2019
The company will not conduct any further trials.

PharmaTimes are excited to announce the launch of the 2020 International Clinical Researcher of the Year competition!

18/09/2019
The prestigious and long standing International Clinical Researcher of the Year competition has launched for the 21st year - flying the flag for excellence in global clinical research.

MyMeds&Me launch mobile drug safety site

17/09/2019
The platform is optimised to work on any device, across multiple regions and languages.

ABPI, Birmingham Health Partners team up for health challenges

17/09/2019
The collaboration will play to Birmingham’s strengths in health care data and digitalisation of health care services.

Boehringer to launch first reusable soft mist inhaler

17/09/2019
Pharmacists are likely to see people with COPD and asthma more regularly than a GP or nurse, so they play a pivotal role in educating patients on their medicines and inhaler technique.

Santen’s Ikervis effective for dry eye

17/09/2019
The treatment proved effectiveness, tolerability and safety in the PERSPECTIVE trial.

Age ‘shouldn’t be a barrier’ in adopting tech in NHS

17/09/2019
In 2019, 91% of adults in the UK are recent internet users, but just 47% of adults aged 75 years and over are.

A&E attendances twice as high in deprived areas

16/09/2019
Attendances for the 20% of the population living in the most deprived areas also account for 27% of all A&E attendances.

Novartis’ MS drug trumps Sanofi’s Aubagio

16/09/2019
The drug was able to reduce annualised MS relapse rates by 50.5% and 58.5% in the ASCLEPIOS I and II trials.

Medtronic, Novo Nordisk enter digital diabetes solutions deal

16/09/2019
The new collaboration will develop solutions to integrate insulin dosing data from future Novo Nordisk smart insulin pens into Continuous Glucose Monitoring devices from Medtronic.

ICR discovers major biological processes in myeloma development

16/09/2019
The discovery could aid the development of more personalised treatments for myeloma patients.

Pages

X