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Recent analysis from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has revealed that black market trading in top strength Diazepam (10 mg) has dropped by more than 60% more

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The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has granted a positive opinion to Akcea Therapeutics’ volanesorsen for the treatment of familial chylomicronaemia syndrome (FCS) under the Early Access to Medicines Scheme (EAMS). more

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A patient and a pharmacy level drug alert recall has been issued by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) for three specific lots of asthma inhalers as they may not deliver the full number doses more

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The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has issued its reaction to the publication of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency’s (MHRA) update to pharma companies on preparing for Brexit. more

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A new government ruling, allowing the erectile dysfunction (ED) drug Sildenafil to be sold without a prescription, could mean drug prices fall further. more

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During the 12th Annual Lecture, organised by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), Dr Jeremy Farrar OBE, director of the Wellcome Trust, stressed the importance of safeguarding global health in politically uncertain times. more

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Apparently so, says Professor Jeremy Farrar, head of the Wellcome Trust. more

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As the new academic year begins, the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is campaigning to students about the risks of self-prescribing and self-medicating with medicines purchased online. more

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Antiepileptic drugs and the potentially harmful effects on unborn children has hit the headlines as a survey reveals many women have not received the new safety warnings about the dangers of taking it during pregnancy. more

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A company-led product recall by Novo Nordisk has been announced for certain batches of its NovoPen Echo and NovoPen 5 products, according to a press release from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). more

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During the BIA and MHRA conference Lord O'Shaughnessy (parliamentary under secretary of State for Health) has outlined the government's plans to support and promote the UK's life sciences sector post-Brexit. more

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Santhera Pharmaceuticals has announced that the MHRA has granted a positive scientific opinion through the Early Access to Medicines Scheme (EAMS) to Raxone (idebenone) for patients with respiratory function decline not taking glucocorticoids in DMD more

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In his keynote speech during the 2017 BIO Convention in San Diego, former prime minister David Cameron has discussed the future of medicines regulation in Europe after the UK leaves the EU, reports the UK BioIndustry Association (BIA). more

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George Freeman, British minister for life sciences has said that if Britain was to leave the EU, it would make the UK, Europe and the globe a “less secure place and hinder not help the process of global trade” more

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Quay Pharma has expanded its range of services following Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) approval for the manufacture of commercial batches of drugs at its two production sites in Deeside and Bromborough more

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The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has launched a campaign highlighting the work pharmaceutical assessors do and the difference they make to public health more

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The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has seized £52,000 worth of unlicensed slimming pills which contained an ingredient that can cause strokes or heart attacks more

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The Making the case for UK medicines manufacturing course will take place on 2 March at The Royal Society of Medicine in London more

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The Excellence in Pharmacovigilance training course will be held on the 1-5 February at the Holiday Inn London – Regent’s Park, London more

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Nearly £1 million worth of unlicensed erectile dysfunction medicines were seized by enforcement officers from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) more

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