Like many industries, the life sciences sector in the UK will be taking a keen interest in the Industrial Strategy White Paper to be published by the British government on...
24 November 2017
30 October 2017
Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT), sometimes referred to as topical negative pressure therapy or vacuum-assisted wound closure, is an advanced wound management technology that is being used in the treatment...
19 October 2017
On 6 October, Flexion Therapeutics announced the approval of Zilretta for the treatment of pain associated with moderate-to-severe knee osteoarthritis.
28 September 2017
This month, Merck’s Mavenclad (cladribine) become available in the UK to treat highly active relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS). Mavenclad is the first high efficacy, infrequent dosing oral agent approved for...
30 August 2017
While covering an expansive number of cardiovascular (CV) indications, this year’s European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Conference in Barcelona had a particular focus on digital health.
24 August 2017
Following a move to fix price ceilings for coronary stent products, India’s National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has announced a plan to cap the pricing of orthopedic knee replacement implants.
22 August 2017
In July 2017, Pentax Medical and Shanghai AoHua Photoelectricity formed a joint venture (JV) company to develop products in the field of flexible medical endoscopy.
15 August 2017
On 7 August, Fresenius Medical Care (Fresenius) announced its acquisition of NxStage Medical (NxStage) for $2bn.
25 July 2017
In December 2016, the 21st Century Cures Act was signed into law, $6.3bn in funding was directed towards research and drug development, and increased access to treatments for patients with...
26 June 2017
Passed almost 50 years ago, old laws to improve patient access in the US might now be increasing healthcare costs unnecessarily.