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Scientists use duoCAR-T therapy to fight HIV

August 9, 2019
Medical Communications AIDS, CAR-T therapy, HIV, health, immunotherapy, pharma

Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh, working with the biotech Lentigen, have found that an advanced form of CAR-T therapy …

Rhythm Pharma’s obesity drug shows positive results in two Phase 3 trials

August 8, 2019
Research and Development Rhythm pharma, clinical trial, health, obesity, pharma

Rhythm Pharma’s obesity drug setmelanotide achieved positive results in two pivotal Phase 3 trials. In both studies, setmelanotide met its …


Government spend £9.2 billion on private healthcare providers for NHS in 2018-19

July 22, 2019
Sales and Marketing DHSC, NHS, UK, health, healthcare, politics, private providers

The Department of Health and Social Care paid £9.2 billion to private providers in the year prior to 31 March …

NHS to try out new subscription style payment model to pay for antibiotics

July 9, 2019
Research and Development AMR, NHS, UK, health, payment models, pharma

The NHS has said it will test the world’s first subscription style payment model to pay for antibiotics. Britain’s National …

Cancer cost US more than $94 billion in lost earnings in 2015

July 4, 2019
Research and Development Cancer, economics, health, lost earnings, oncology, pharma

Cancer deaths cost the US economy $94.4 billion in lifetime earnings in 2015, according to figures from the American Cancer …

Elizabeth Warren calls on former FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb to resign from board of Pfizer

July 2, 2019
Research and Development FDA, Pfizer, Scott Gottlieb, health, pharma, public health

Democrat Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has criticised Scott Gottlieb for joining Pfizer.   In a letter to Gottlieb, Senator Warren …


FDA approve libido enhancing drug for women with low sexual desire

June 24, 2019
Sales and Marketing FDA, HSDD, health, pharma, viagra, vyleesi

The FDA has approved a new drug for women with low libido.The FDA has approved AMAG Pharmaceuticals’ bremelanotide – sold …


WHO decide not to declare global emergency

June 17, 2019
Sales and Marketing Ebola, UN, WHO, global emergency, health, pharma

The WHO has decided not to declare the Ebola crisis in the Congo a global emergency. While the WHO said …

EMA approves Bluebird Bio’s gene therapy Zynteglo

June 4, 2019
Manufacturing and Production Bluebird Bio, European comission, gene therapy, health, pharma

The European Commission has granted a conditional marketing authorisation to bluebird bio’s gene therapy Zynteglo. The Massachusetts-based firm’s one time …


RCP calls on NICE to update guidelines on coming off antidepressants

May 31, 2019
Medical Communications Guidelines, NICE, RCP, antidepressants, health, pharma

Guidance for patients on coming off antidepressants needs to be updated, according to the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCP). Current …

Mumps cases triple in England

May 24, 2019
Medical Communications MMR, UK, Vaccine, health, public health

Public Health England has urged patients to ensure that they have received the MMR vaccine after the number of cases …

Twitter launches new initiative to direct users towards credible information on vaccines

May 17, 2019
Medical Communications Twitter, anti-vaccine, health, pharma, social media, vaccines

Twitter will now present users with a pinned tweet directing them towards reliable information on vaccines, according to a blog …

Heart disease deaths increase for first time in 50 years

May 13, 2019
Sales and Marketing BHF, UK, cardiovascular, health, heart disease, obesity

Deaths from heart disease among people under the age of 75 have increased for the first time in 50 years. …


Top Ten most popular articles on this week!

May 10, 2019
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Eli Lilly, GSK, Innoviva, NHS, Novartis, health, migraine, pharma

This week was a particularly bad one for the NHS after it was revealed thousands of EU nurses were leaving …

Thousands of EU nurses and midwives leave NHS because of Brexit

May 9, 2019
Medical Communications NHS, health, hospitals, midwifes, nurses

Nearly 5,000 EU nurses and midwifes have left the NHS over the past two years. The number of EU nationals …

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