Breast cancer patients to have further NICE approved drug combination option on Cancer Drugs Fund

17 July 2019 - Another potentially life-extending drug combination for some people with advanced breast cancer will now be available on ...

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Pharmacists v doctors: fiery prescription debate rages in WA

9 July 2019 - A proposal to allow pharmacists to issue repeat prescriptions should be backed as consumers will save ...

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Pharma giant using loophole to falsely promote opioid pain relief product across Australia

10 July 2019 - Debbie Thompson is a grandmother of five who likes to crochet in her spare time. The ...

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PHARMAC has spent tens of millions on OxyContin, blamed for America's opioid crisis

10 July 2019 - PHARMAC has spent tens of millions of dollars funding a painkiller at the centre of the ...

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Institute for Clinical and Economic Review lists potential topics for assessments in 2020

9 July 2019 - The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review has released its preliminary list of potential assessment topics ...

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UK launches subscription style payment pilot to incentivise pharma antibiotics R&D

9 July 2019 - The UK is to try out a subscription-style payment model aimed at incentivising pharma and biotech ...

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NICE Onpattro approval puts Alnylam back in hATTR running

 9 July 2019 - NICE has recommended the use of Alynylam’s Onpattro (patisiran), after issuing a preliminary ‘no’, back in ...

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The fragility of phase 3 trials supporting FDA approved anti-cancer medicines: a retrospective analysis

8 July 2019 - The fragility index of trial results—ie, the minimum number of changes from non-events to events resulting in ...

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Breast cancer specialists throw their weight behind long-running fight for increased Government drug funding

9 July 2019 - Several petitions, two marches on Parliament and countless emotive pleas have been fruitless in a long-running ...

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FDA to speed review of generic versions of opioid overdose antidote

8 July 2019 - The US FDA on Monday said it would prioritise and expedite the review of generic versions ...

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Trump rule requiring drug prices in TV ads blocked

8 July 2019 - Federal judge sides with companies, saying regulation would violate free speech. ...

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New treatment approved for patients with breast cancer in Scotland

8 July 2019 - A new drug for patients with advanced breast cancer has been approved for use by the ...

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Doctors slow to adopt tech tools that might save patients money on drugs

5 July 2019 - When Mary Kay Gilbert saw her doctor in May for a skin infection on her leg, ...

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Priority review granted to BeiGene’s supplemental new drug application in China for tislelizumab in urothelial carcinoma

7 July 2019 - BeiGene today announced that the China National Medical Products Administration has granted priority review status to the ...

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Report calls for European funding reform for gene therapies

8 July 2019 - New payment models, dedicated investment, and better health technology assessment are among a raft of changes ...

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Speaker Pelosi, seize the moment to make history on drug pricing

8 July 2019 - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has spent her entire life immersed in the Democratic Party, so she ...

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