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NICE issues final guidance for inotersen for hATTR amyloidosis

Thursday 23rd May 2019
Akcea Therapeutics UK Ltd has announced that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published its final Highly Specialised Technologies (HST) Guidance for Tegsedi® (inotersen) for the treatment of stage 1 or stage 2 polyneuropathy in adult patients with hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis (hATTR).1,2
This follows the positive Final Evaluation Document (FED)3 recommending...
Thu, 23 May 2019
Inhaled combination for asthma treatment (indacaterol acetate, glycopyrronium bromide and mometasone furoate) was superior to the standard of care (long-acting beta-agonist/inhaled corticosteroid) in terms of lung function in a Phase II study
Wed, 22 May 2019
Coronary angiography is an invasive procedure that provides an X-ray outline of the arteries supplying blood to the heart but there has been controversy over when to use it
Wed, 22 May 2019
The worse outcome in women is largely attributable to the fact that women had about half the chance of having a shockable initial rhythm compared to men
Mon, 20 May 2019
A team recently cataloged the neurological symptoms of patients who had received CAR T-cell therapy to better understand its neurotoxic side effects
Mon, 20 May 2019
Over 870,000 people have taken part in clinical trials in 2018/2019 and this number marks a significant step towards the NHS Long Term Plan’s goal of reaching one million participants by 2023/24
Fri, 17 May 2019
Pharmacy regulators in Britain and Northern Ireland are considering making the registration assessment the same in all four UK countries.
Wed, 15 May 2019
The National Institute for health and Care Excellence (NICE) has reversed its draft decision not to recommend ocrelizumab (Ocrevus, Roche) for treating primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) in adults.

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