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New oral drug can protect cancer patients from venous thromboembolism

New oral drug can protect cancer patients from venous thromboembolism

Taking one tablet a day could be the key to helping treat cancer patients and protect them from venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to research...
NHS funding could hinder patient’s access to drugs warns King’s Fund

NHS funding could hinder patient’s access to drugs warns King’s Fund

A new report from The King’s Fund has revealed that NHS funding levels are not keeping pace with growth in NHS spending on medicines,...
ECDC highlights future threat of drug-resistant gonorrhoea

ECDC highlights future threat of drug-resistant gonorrhoea

Following three cases of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea in Europe and Australia, there is concern that the growing threat of drug resistance could lead to untreatable...
Three new medicines recommended for approval

Three new medicines recommended for approval

The European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) have recommended three new medicines for approval that will treat numerous...
Common heartburn drug linked to pneumonia in older adults

Common heartburn drug linked to pneumonia in older adults

Pneumonia development in older adults has been found to have a link with the consumption of a group of certain medicines commonly used to...
Existing antiviral drugs have new uses against multiple viruses

Existing antiviral drugs have new uses against multiple viruses

A test of 55 antiviral drugs by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), has found seven compounds that show new effects against...
Women at higher risk of breast cancer opt out of tamoxifen drug

Women at higher risk of breast cancer opt out of tamoxifen drug

A new study funded by CRUK has found that six in seven women with a family history of breast cancer decide to not take...
Orphan medicines availability varies between European countries

Orphan medicines availability varies between European countries

A new study from the University of Eastern Finland has showed that there are differences in the availability of orphan medicines between the various...
Small amounts of antibiotics can cause antibiotic resistance

Small amounts of antibiotics can cause antibiotic resistance

New research from Uppsala University, Sweden, has found that even low concentrations of antibiotics can cause high antibiotic resistance to develop in bacteria. Antibiotic resistance...
Do antiepileptic drugs increase risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia?

Do antiepileptic drugs increase risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia?

A new study from the University of Eastern Finland and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) has found an association between the use...

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