NICE has recommended Pfizer’s Xeljanz® (tofacitinib) as an option to treat polyarticular juvenile arthritis and juvenile psoriatic arthritis.
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Bimzelx® (bimekizumab) becomes the first medicine to be evaluated and recommended through NICE’s new Expedited Low-Risk Fast Track Appraisal.
The UK approval follows a Phase III study in which Leqvio® (inclisiran) reduced low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) by 55 percent.
A new approach to the cost-comparison fast-track appraisal process is being piloted this summer for the review of low-risk appraisals.
New guidance on the licensing of biosimilar products that reduces unnecessary clinical trials is expected to put the UK ahead of Europe and facilitate a boom in these essential life-saving medicines, creating greater patient access and saving the National Health Service (NHS) hundreds of millions of pounds. It could also…
In this article, Aman Khera, the Global Head of Regulatory Strategy for Worldwide Clinical Trials, makes a case for regulatory involvement in drug development from start to finish and explains how the role of the regulator is changing, as well as what this means for pharma.
Liraglutide (Saxenda) will be offered to adults with non-diabetic hyperglycaemia and a high risk of cardiovascular disease.
The next Chief Executive of the National Institute for Health Research’s Clinical Research Network has been announced as Dr William van’t Hoff.
The NICE committee has made palbociclib with fulvestrant available on the Cancer Drug Fund for patients with hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, advanced breast cancer.
The European Commission has given its approval to Keytruda to treat head and neck squamous cell carcinoma as a monotherapy or in combination with a chemotherapy.
Lanadelumab, a preventive treatment for hereditary angioedema, has been recommended as a cost-effective use of NHS resources.
The voretigene neparvovec gene therapy treatment has been highlighted in draft guidance by NICE for availability on the NHS.
NICE and GW Pharma will work together to address the issues highlighted in its evaluation of cannabidiol for treating two types of epilepsy.
The NICE and NHS have announced their draft recommendations for the prescribed use of cannabis-based treatments.