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Amazon’s Alexa to offer NHS healthcare advice

10/07/2019
Amazon’s algorithm will use information from the NHS website to provide the answers.

Pharma industry invests £377m in UK R&D collabs

10/07/2019
ABPI chief said that the investment from companies is “excellent news at a time of economic uncertainty and signals the strength of the sector in the UK.”

Healthcare regulators to gain autonomy

10/07/2019
The new release outlines how the regulation of healthcare workers will better support professionals and modern fitness to practise processes.

An exciting new opportunity & reward for entrants of the 2019 Sales Awards

10/07/2019
PharmaTimes have partnered with the Applied Healthcare Academy for the 2019 Sales Awards to give entrants and winners an added bonus for their success.

Roche presents positive late-stage Hemlibra data

09/07/2019
Haemophilia A is an inherited, serious disorder in which a person’s blood does not clot properly.

AMR pushes NHS to trial ‘subscription-style’ payment model

09/07/2019
Companies are set to be paid based on the value the medicine brings to the NHS.

Xarelto success in paediatric venous thromboembolism

09/07/2019
The full findings of the study were presented during a late-breaking session at the 27th Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis.

NICE Onpattro approval puts Alnylam back in hATTR running

09/07/2019
NICE issued the drug a preliminary ‘no’, back in December 2018.

Darzalex, Ibrance among latest SMC decisions

09/07/2019
The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has announced its latest round of decisions for NHS Scotland, publishing advice accepting three new medicines.

Options available for individual entry in the 2019 Communications Team of the Year competition

09/07/2019
There are options available for individual entry in the 2019 PharmaTimes Communications Team of the Year competition, alongside the prestigious team challenges.

NHS England scraps 7 more drugs on prescription

08/07/2019
NHS England has discarded certain items as they are of “low clinical effectiveness”.

Reversing sugar tax would be a ‘public health disaster’

08/07/2019
The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh is calling for the sugar tax to be extended to other products such as caffeinated drinks, milkshakes and fruit smoothies.

Uni of Dundee, Eisai join forces for cancer drug discovery

08/07/2019
The collaboration research agreement regards Proteolysis Targeting Chimeras, or PROTACs.

AZ to appeal NICE rejection for lung cancer drug

08/07/2019
The committee didn’t OK the drug as the cost effectiveness estimates were above what NICE normally considers to be an acceptable use of NHS resources.

Malaria cases remain at highest level since 2011

08/07/2019
In a bid to tackle the rise, anti-malarial drug Maloff Protect has been made available over-the-counter.

Xpovio combo bags FDA approval for refractory multiple myeloma

05/07/2019
The application was also granted Fast Track designation, and Xpovio received Orphan Drug designation.

NICE OK for life-extending Vizimpro in lung cancer

05/07/2019
It's a change from the committee’s initial decision which found the tyrosine kinase inhibitor to not be a cost-effective use of NHS resources.

Oncimmune signs commercialisation partnership in Russia

05/07/2019
The five-year initial term aims to generate revenues of at least £5 million.

Communiqué Awards 2019: Winners announced!

05/07/2019
Who came out on top in the The Communiqué Awards 2019?

Oxford Health to use Oxehealth technology to transform night observations

05/07/2019
The technology uses an optical sensor to detect movement, pulse and breathing rate and helps nurses conduct observations more quickly but no less safely.

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