Tuesday, November 20, 2018

UK health sector demands assurances on patient safety from Brexit negotiators

A coalition including NHS, Pharma and Biotech industries called on Brexit negotiators to make patients and public health central to the Political Declaration for...
valsartan

EU effectively bans valsartan from Mylan labs in India

European Union authorities on Monday stepped in to effectively ban sales of blood pressure medicine valsartan made by an India-based unit of Mylan NV...
MDMA has specific, useful effect on brain behaviour: study

MDMA has specific, useful effect on brain behaviour: study

MDMA, the main ingredient in ecstasy, makes humans more likely to cooperate - but only with trustworthy people - researchers said Monday in the...

Pfizer loses Lyrica patent fight

Pfizer lost the final round in a lengthy patent battle after the Supreme Court ruled against it in a case involving its $5 billion-a-year...
Pharmacist on trial for killing wife with plastic bag

Pharmacist on trial for killing wife with plastic bag

A Middlesbrough pharmacist killed his wife using a plastic bag in a bid to claim insurance payment and move to Australia with his boyfriend,...

CMA closes pharma antitrust investigation

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has decided to close its investigation into the alleged anti-competitive agreements and concerted practices in relation to generic...
brexit

Brexit Health Alliance backs PM May’s draft deal

Brexit Health Alliance (BHA), the collective that brings together the NHS, medical research, industry, patients and public health organisations, welcomed the draft Brexit agreement approved...
Photo of Kymriah™ (tisagenlecleucel) suspension for intravenous infusion, formerly CTL019.

Patients aged below 25 to get Kymriah treatment through Cancer Drugs Fund

NICE has recommended pioneering cancer treatment, CART-cell therapy, for people under the age of 25 with leukaemia, in final draft guidance. Young people with relapsed...
Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to fight for her draft divorce deal with the European Union on Thursday

Prime Minister May defends her Brexit deal as the ‘right one’

Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to fight for her draft divorce deal with the European Union on Thursday after the resignation of her Brexit...
Conservative party vice chairman Rahman Chisti quits

Brexit resignations: Conservative party vice chair Rahman Chisti quits

Gillingham & Rainham MP Rahman Chisti has resigned as the Conservative party vice chairman and the Prime Minister’s trade envoy to Pakistan. Chisti said he...