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This page shows the latest quality of life news and features for those working in and with pharma, biotech and healthcare.

Horizon sunny as thyroid eye disease drug hits the mark

Horizon sunny as thyroid eye disease drug hits the mark

endpoint of a 2mm reduction compared to 9.5% of the control arm. ... Along with an improvement in proptosis, teprotumumab – an inhibitor of the insulin-like growth factor (IGF) type 1 receptor – also reduced double vision and improved quality of life,

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  • UK launches National Genomic Healthcare strategy UK launches National Genomic Healthcare strategy

    uncertainty and incorrect diagnoses before the true nature of their condition is identified. ... This will be used to provide treatment personalised to the patient to improve their condition and quality of life.

  • Novartis’ Egatan gains US approval for neglected tropical disease Novartis’ Egatan gains US approval for neglected tropical disease

    Left untreated, the infestations can result in considerable pain and discomfort, leading to poor quality of life and loss of productivity. ... said Dr Mwelecela Malecela, Director of the Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases at the WHO.

  • NICE gives Lilly’s Verzenios chance to compete with rivals NICE gives Lilly’s Verzenios chance to compete with rivals

    This is for another subset of patients who have previously received hormone therapy, with a decision expected in early 2019. ... Crucially, this drug’s availability will now help improve patient choice, giving women even greater control over their

  • J&J’s Erleada cleared for early prostate cancer in Europe J&J’s Erleada cleared for early prostate cancer in Europe

    It is intended for use in patients deemed at high-risk of developing metastatic disease. ... Once the cancer spreads, it can become less responsive to treatment, impacting patients’ quality of life and ultimately worsening their prognosis.

  • AstraZeneca wins NICE backing for asthma injection AstraZeneca wins NICE backing for asthma injection

    Meindert Boysen, director of NICE’s Centre for Health Technology Evaluation, said: “People with severe eosinophilic asthma that is inadequately controlled often have a severely impaired quality of life – it can ... This differs from Nucala and Teva,

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  • The Pharma Brand Planners’ Blog: Part 1 The Pharma Brand Planners’ Blog: Part 1

    Have you created a plan of attack for creating a high quality global or regional plan? ... Do you have objectives and measures about how many patients you will diagnose, treat, improve their quality of life?

  • Drug launches to watch in 2019 Drug launches to watch in 2019

    to help prevent the life-threatening anaphylaxis that can result. ... There were also significant improvements for AbbVie’s drug over Humira on quality of life measures and over Stelara on anxiety and depression, and risankizumab did better than both

  • The UK’s new five-year pricing agreement The UK’s new five-year pricing agreement

    of reaching the upper quartile of uptake for the five highest health gain categories. ... NICE basic cost-effectiveness threshold to be retained at the current range (£20, 000 £30, 000 per quality-adjusted life year) for the duration of the voluntary

  • Relearning launch: Four key dynamics for pharma launches in 2019 Relearning launch: Four key dynamics for pharma launches in 2019

    Regulators, payers and large, organised customers expect to see an evidence package that includes impact on cost of illness, burden of illness, quality of life and impact on caretakers. ... Japan is recalibrating its traditional national quantitative

  • Quality in Care Diabetes 2018: the best in innovative diabetes care Quality in Care Diabetes 2018: the best in innovative diabetes care

    Now in its eighth year, QiC Diabetes rewards initiatives undertaken in the UK and Ireland to improve outcomes and quality of life for people living with diabetes – spanning people with type ... This initiative won a QiC award back in 2015 for ‘Best

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Latest appointments

  • Abeona Therapeutics appoints new additions to board of directors Abeona Therapeutics appoints new additions to board of directors

    Its mission to bring relief and an extended, better quality of life to patients, many of whom are children, is closely aligned with my own values, and I am happy to ... I believe Abeona’s pipeline has significant potential to bring transformative

  • Novimmune expands senior management team Novimmune expands senior management team

    Mylène Fleurant as global head of quality. ... Fleurant joins Novimmune with 20 years of quality expertise in life sciences, most recently having served as head of quality affairs at Alvotech, an Icelandic biosimilars specialist.

  • Paolo Casati named as general manager of Santen Italy Paolo Casati named as general manager of Santen Italy

    Casati brings 30 years of management and global business leadership experience in the ophthalmic sector to the role. ... Commenting on his appointment, he said: “Santen group is successful thanks to its commitment to the protection and improvement of

  • Milestone names chief medical officer Milestone names chief medical officer

    Dr Plat joins from Merck &Co where he was head of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular at the company's Merck Research Laboratories division. ... Dr Plat commented that MSP-2017 promises a “paradigm shift” in the treatment of paroxysmal

  • Sanofi's Marcoux joins National Public Relations Sanofi's Marcoux joins National Public Relations

    Marcoux joins the agency from Sanofi, where he was associate vice president of global internal communications and studio production, at the pharma company's Paris headquarters. ... I'm looking forward to helping people better understand the valuable role

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Latest from PMHub

  • Winners of the HSJ Partnership Awards 2019 unveiled

    The awards celebrate projects that have made a tangible difference to the NHS by, for example, improving services, facilities or quality of life for patients, or working more efficiently to save ... Healthcare Analytics Provider of the Year - PA

  • Six factors that drive a multiple sclerosis patient's choice of disease-modifying therapy

    In addition, 54% said they were worried and 45% said they were scared of possibly becoming disabled, indicating that quality of life is a key outcome measure for patients. ... Despite this, the report also showed that just half of those surveyed said

  • Can wearables really transform healthcare?

    I imagine this sort of device really has the power to change a patient’s quality of life for the better. ... The potential impact to a patient’s life is quite remarkable and new ideas are coming to market every day.

  • HSJ Partnership Awards 2019 shortlist announced

    Shortlisted applicants demonstrated that their projects have made a tangible difference to the NHS by, for example, improving services, facilities or quality of life for patients, or working more efficiently to ... Wilmington plc enables professionals

  • Living my best life with multiple sclerosis

    She explains how treatment has changed, how our healthcare systems and pharma can unite to improve quality of life for MS patients today, and why her diagnosis isn’t stopping her ... However, life would have been much easier if I’d been signposted to

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