News for November 2017

EMA produces Brexit guidance for phar... 30 November 2017
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Document to help companies prepare for the UK's exit from the EU....

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Mental health statistics include youn... 30 November 2017
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Figures from Mental Health Bulletin 2016-17 revealed....

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EMA to review Opdivo/Yervoy in expand... 29 November 2017
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Application based on data from phase 3 CheckMate-214 study....

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Could marriage help stave off dementi... 29 November 2017
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People who remain dingle at 42% greater risk of developing dementia than married people....

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Johnson & Johnson joins forces with G... 28 November 2017
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Orthopaedics centre at Guy’s Hospital will be expanded and redeveloped....

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Janssen's psoriasis jab launched in U... 24 November 2017
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Guselkumab is first biologic to selectively target interleukin....

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EC approves ZEJULA for recurrent ovar... 23 November 2017
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First commercial launches planned for UK and Germany in December....

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Drugs agency relocating to Amsterdam 23 November 2017
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European Medicines Agency will relocate to The Netherlands after Brexit....

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Tasigna® secures EU approval 21 November 2017
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Approval follows positive opinion by EMA's CHMP....

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Diabetes crisis "hitting men especial... 21 November 2017
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One in 10 men now has diabetes....

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Faslodex gets EU nod for advanced bre... 21 November 2017
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Approval based on data from Phase III PALOMA-3 trial....

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Need for change in asthma management... 21 November 2017
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REALISE™ survey aimed to look at levels of asthma control across Europe....

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Advicenne announces positive six-mont... 21 November 2017
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Study assessed ADV7103 in adults and children suffering from dRTA....

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Annual award to help medical charitie... 16 November 2017
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BenevolentAI Award will allow medical research charities to accelerate their work....

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Does computerised 'brain training' re... 16 November 2017
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Alzheimer's Society commented on limitations of research....

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Leicester joins global initiative aga... 16 November 2017
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City to become part of the global Cities Changing Diabetes programme....

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Kisqali now routinely available on NH... 16 November 2017
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NICE recommendation follows EU licensing in August....

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Scottish trial to use satellite techn... 14 November 2017
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Trial aims to help around 1000 patients in remote and rural Scotland....

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GSK gets EC approval for Benlysta SC... 14 November 2017
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Approval based on results from BLISS-SC phase III pivotal study....

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EFPIA survey highlights medicines iss... 9 November 2017
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EFPIA survey "underlines the scale of the task ahead"....

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Benlysta results show significantly l... 9 November 2017

Patients treated with belimumab plus SoC had significantly less SLE-related organ damage progression...

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Positive topline results for Novartis... 8 November 2017
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Global MONALEESA-7 trial met the primary endpoint....

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Many adults missing out on vaccinatio... 8 November 2017
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GSK launches Vaccinate for Life campaign to promote awareness....

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Antibiotic breakthrough 7 November 2017
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Lincoln University team synthesise simplified versions of teixobactin....

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NHS Digital reveals statistics showin... 7 November 2017

NHS Cervical Screening Programme for the 2016-17 shares latest statistics....

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Merck & Pfizer launch BAVENCIO® in UK 7 November 2017
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Avelumab is first treatment for rare skin cancer to be licensed in UK....

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Mallinckrodt acquires Ocera 2 November 2017
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Ocera's developmental product OCR-002 is being studied for treatment of hepatic encephalopathy....

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Janssen's ustekinumab shows Crohn's s... 2 November 2017
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Data were presented at the 25th United European Gastroenterology Week 2017....

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AHSNs to support the Pharmacy Managem... 2 November 2017
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Event takes Patient-Centred Pharmacy as its theme for 2017....

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