10 October 2017
Pharmaceutical companies have fallen short after an application for a judicial review of cost cuts from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), which will limit patient access...
4 October 2017
This month, the Republican Party opted not to present its most recent healthcare bill, the Graham-Cassidy Bill, to the US Senate, once again halting its efforts to repeal the Affordable...
3 October 2017
On September 22, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) received a complete response letter from the FDA for sirukumab for the treatment of moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
18 September 2017
For more than half a century in Europe, there have been no novel treatments indicated specifically for chronic kidney disease (CKD)-associated hyperkalemia. As such, the arrival of new hyperkalemia agents...
31 August 2017
The number of drugs designated in the EU, US and Japan markets have been increasing year on year with an overall 117% increase in designations over the past ten years.
26 July 2017
The UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) advises the NHS on what drugs, devices, and technologies to buy in England and Wales using evidence-based data on incremental...
28 June 2017
Despite a lack of increases in federal funding for cancer research in the last decade in the US, fairly significant advances have been made in developing and bringing fairly safe...
18 June 2017
A major U-turn by the National Health Service (NHS) will now see Roche’s Kadcyla available for routine use in certain breast cancer patients.
22 May 2017
Seikagaku inks deal with Ono Pharmaceutical, strengthening its position in the Osteoarthritis market
On 12 May, Seikagaku and Ono Pharmaceutical reached a basic agreement to co-develop and market SI-613 for the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA) in Japan, a partnership that could take the...
23 April 2017
The World Health Organization (WHO) presented the details of its first global hepatitis report in Amsterdam during the Liver Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver...