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Novartis’ Mayzent granted license by the European Medicines Agency

January 21, 2020
Manufacturing and Production CNS, European Medicines Agency, NHS, NICE, Novartis

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has granted a licence for the use of Mayzent (siponimod) in the treatment of certain …


Lynparza tablets approved for NHS use in platinum-sensitive, BRCA-mutated ovarian, fallopian tube or peritoneal cancer

January 16, 2020
Sales and Marketing AstraZeneca, MSD, NHS, NICE, UK, lynparza

It has been announced that tablet form of Lynparza (olaparib), the PARP inhibitor developed by AstraZeneca and MSD, has secured …

HIV infections fall by 73% in bi and gay British men

January 16, 2020
Business Services AIDS, AIDS Epidemic, HIV, NHS, NHS England, PrEP, nhs scotland

Public Health England has released figures that show that HIV rates in bi and gay men have fallen by 73% …

NICE shoots down Keytruda in head and neck cancer over data concerns

January 16, 2020
Sales and Marketing Cancer, NHS, NICE, UK, keytruda, pharma

It has been revealed that NICE has chosen to reject MSD’s blockbuster immunotherapy Keytruda (pembrolizumab) for routine use on the …


NHS to pioneer Novartis injection that reduces cholesterol

January 14, 2020
Manufacturing and Production NHS, NHS England, bad cholesterol, cholesterol, heart attack

The NHS in England is pioneering a new twice-a-year injection, inclisiran, which reduces bad cholesterol.It has reached a deal with …


NHS Scotland recommends Janssen’s Zytiga combo for newly diagnosed prostate cancer

January 13, 2020
Sales and Marketing Cancer, NHS, Scotland, nhs scotland, prostate cancer

Janssen’s Zytiga (abiraterone acetate) has just been approved by the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC), meaning that male patients on the …


NICE rules against the use of Akcea’s Waylivra in the NHS

January 3, 2020
Medical Communications Akcea, European Commission, FCS, NHS, NICE

NICE has not recommended Akcea’s drug Waylivra (volanesorsen) to be used for the treatment of Familial Chylomicronaemia Syndrome (FCS) in …


FDA advisory panel back Merck & Co.’s Keytruda treatment for bladder cancer

December 18, 2019
Research and Development FDA, Merck, Merck and Co, NHS, NICE, keytruda

An FDA advisory committee voted 9 to 4 in favour of recommending Merk and Co’s Keytruda (pembrolizumab) for treatment in …


NHS Scotland gives green light to funding haemophilia A drug Hemlibra

December 18, 2019
Research and Development NHS, haemophilia, haemophilia B, haemophilia a, nhs scotland

NHS Scotland has commissioned Hemlibra (emicizumab), by Chungai Pharma UK Ltd and Roche Products Ltd, to treat people with congenital …

NICE reverses previous decision to recommend Vifor Pharma’s Veltassa for NHS treatment of hyperkalaemia

December 16, 2019
Sales and Marketing NHS, NICE, Veltassa, Vifor pharma

It has emerged that NICE has awarded its recommendation to Vifor Pharma’s Veltassa (patiromer) for treating hyperkalaemia, a condition classified …


Election Day 2019: Where do the two frontrunners stand on the NHS?

December 12, 2019
Business Services Boris, Boris Johnson, Corbyn NHS, Donald Trump, Jeremy Corbyn, NHS

The UK goes to the polls today, for the fourth election of the decade and the third since 2015.Despite the …


Top Ten most popular articles on Pharmafile.com this week

December 6, 2019
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Cancer, FDA, NHS, corruption, lung cancer, opiods crisis, opioids

Corruption and bribery feature heavily in the news this week. A recently exposed 1997 email chain shows Dr Richard Sackler, …


Seizures of black market diazepam tablets double in the UK in a year

December 5, 2019
Manufacturing and Production Border Force, Diazepam, NHS, anxiety, opioids

The number of illegal diazepam tablets seized by the UK Border Force has doubled in a year, going from 545,000 …


Jeremy Corbyn writes Trump letter asking for reassurance over NHS in trade deal

December 3, 2019
Manufacturing and Production Boris, Boris Johnson, Boris NHS, Jeremy Corbyn, Labour Party, NHS, Trump

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has written to US President Donald Trump demanding he confirm that he will not put …

NICE authorises Lynparza for NHS use in all BRCA-mutated ovarian cancer cases

December 2, 2019
Sales and Marketing Cancer, NHS, NICE, lynparza, ovarian cancer, pharma

NICE has given its recommendation for the routine use on the NHS in England and Wales of AstraZeneca and MSD’s …

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