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New diabetes medicine approved for obesity in the UK

The new ‘King Kong’ drug is effective in weight management and related health problems in adults over 18 years A diabetes medicine, Mounjaro, has been...

MHRA gives nod for a new therapy to treat lung cancer

The new therapy is said to 'slow down' or 'stop the growth' of the cancer The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has approved...

RPS urges UK govt to pass law banning multi-buy deals of paracetamol  

Self-regulation is not sufficient to safeguard public health, robust regulatory action is needed, says RPS The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has said that multi-buy deals...

Fake Ozempic and Saxenda pens found in the UK

MHRA has seized the injections sold through ‘non-legitimate’ routes The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has warned the public to avoid buying pre-filled...

MHRA approves new dose for treating alopecia areata

The new medication is said to reduce inflammation The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has authorised a new drug today (1 November) to...

MHRA seized over two million illegal doses worth £5 million this year

The government agency’s Operation Pangea completes 15 years in 2023 The MHRA's Criminal Enforcement Unit (CEU), working with other law enforcement partners, has seized more...