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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, 6 Dec 2018
Leading academics and health data specialists have formed an alliance to boost science and innovation in the UK
Thu, 6 Dec 2018
Delays in taking new cancer drugs through clinical trials and getting them approved for use mean NHS patients are waiting longer to access them, a report by the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) finds.
Thu, 6 Dec 2018
Research shows 31% of medication administration errors in English and Welsh acute care trusts are due to omitted medicine or ingredient.
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
A survey of people working within pharmaceutical industry within and outside the UK found growing negativity about the impact of Brexit on the UK healthcare sector
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
First child cancer patients treated with new CAR-T therapy in UK
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
In the EU, regorafenib is indicated for treatment of adult patients with advanced unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma who have been previously treated with sorafenib
Wed, 28 Nov 2018
Data from the ALTA trial showed sustained systemic and intracranial efficacy results and a manageable safety profile, leading to the longest progression-free survival and overall survival reported in this setting

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