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Topic: Drug delivery

October 12, 2017
Although still at a very early stage of research, the development programme aims to improve current treatments for patients with primary cancer

Researchers from the UCL Cancer Institute and BTG plc have begun the first clinical trial of an experimental treatment for liver cancer using X-ray imageable microscopic beads loaded with a targeted anti-cancer drug placed directly in the liver.

 

August 10, 2015
Palatability studies are required for new medicines to ensure that they are acceptable to children. However, there is no gold standard method to conduct such studies

 

February 16, 2015
The introduction of a ready-to-use cefuroxime DUPLEX drug delivery system in Denmark promises to save money and avoid the risks of ward-based preparation

 

February 16, 2015
The aim of intravenous management is safe, effective delivery of treatment without discomfort or tissue damage and without compromising venous access, especially if long-term therapy is proposed

 

September 16, 2014
Around 200 cases of cervical cancer and 90 deaths from the disease could be prevented each year if uptake of the HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine was increased in every region to just ten per cent more than the current national average, according to research1 presented at the Public Health England conference in Warwick.

Around 200 cases of cervical cancer and 90 deaths from the disease could be prevented each year if uptake of the HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine was increased in every region to just ten per cent more than the current national average, according to research (1) presented at the Public Health England conference in Warwick.

Since 2009, girls aged 12 and 13 have been offered the HPV vaccine, which can help to protect them from developing pre-cancerous cells and cervical cancer.

August 3, 2013
By implementing a comprehensive oxygen stewardship programme, including guidelines, education and audit, the appropriate use of oxygen has improved at a UK hospital Trust
By implementing a comprehensive oxygen stewardship programme, including guidelines, education and audit, the appropriate use of oxygen has improved at a UK hospital Trust
By implementing a comprehensive oxygen stewardship programme, including guidelines, education and audit, the appropriate use of oxygen has improved at a UK hospital Trust
August 3, 2013
A local nebuliser guidance document has been designed with the aim of providing a framework for standardised prescribing and administration of nebulised therapies
A local nebuliser guidance document has been designed with the aim of providing a framework for standardised prescribing and administration of nebulised therapies
June 7, 2013
University hospitals and general hospitals were evenly represented among those who recently participated in a survey on RTU and RTA injections.

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April 2, 2013
Outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy is clinically efficacious and cost effective compared with inpatient care when assessed in a range of healthcare settings

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March 12, 2013
It is important for healthcare professionals not only to understand the risks of intravenous neoplastic drugs, but also to have essential safety equipment available to prevent exposure

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January 29, 2013
RTU is defined as an injection containing the active drug in solution at the required concentration and volume in a vial.

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December 11, 2012
Data from the Phase III SABRINA trial presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) in Atlanta (BO22334) could mean that patients living with a form of blood cancer in the UK may soon be able to receive their treatment more quickly.

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November 23, 2012
Buccolam is the first and only licensed midazolam oromucosal solution in the EU presented in age-specific, single-use, prefilled oral syringes for the treatment of prolonged, acute, convulsive seizures in paediatric patients

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November 23, 2012
The introduction of One Stop Dispensing significantly reduced the time taken at each stage of the discharge prescription turnaround process in an audit carried out in three hospitals in Northern Ireland

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October 31, 2012
The Association for Aseptic Practice (ASAP) announced today that it endorses BD Nexiva

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October 26, 2012
Our new report infusion pumps: Technology and Market 2012-2022 covers the trends in the infusion pumps market, a promising segment of the drug delivery sector.

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June 30, 2008
Researchers use minimally invasive technique to deliver ophthalmic treatments

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June 10, 2008
MIT team create synthetic nanoparticles able to penetrate a cell without killing it

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April 14, 2008
Tumours found to grow faster in active animals

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