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Seeing is Believing as Stem Cell Research Shines a Bright Light at the End of the Tunnel for Those with Physical and Mental Illnesses

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Stem cells are the building blocks of human tissue as they form the basis for all cells within our body.


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Government Re-Thinks Position on Hub-and-Spoke in Pharmacy

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

The government has announced that it is delaying plans to introduce legislation that would have seen the expansion of hub-and-spoke pharmacy dispensing, following pressure from retail pharmacy representatives that questioned the evidence behind the move.


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Former Head of MHRA and EMA Advocates EU Membership for UK

Tuesday, 07 June 2016

Professor Sir Kent Woods, has written a piece in The Guardian newspaper talking about what he sees as the importance of membership of the European Union for the pharma industry.


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Revolutionary Use of Stems Cells in Rejuvenation Process Shows Exciting New Potential in the Treatment of Human Illness

Tuesday, 07 June 2016

Scientists from the Gladstone Institutes Research Centre in San Francisco have used human skin cells reprogrammed as stem cells to create brain and beating heart cells.


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One Million Signatures in Favour of Pharmacy Just the Beginning, According to NPA

Friday, 20 May 2016

The National Pharmacy Association's campaign to argue against the government's proposed 6% cuts to pharmacy funding this year is just beginning, Stephen Fishwick, the NPA Head of Communications, has said.


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Gene Discovery from Breast Cancer Research shows Potential of Personalised Medicine in Cancer Prevention

Friday, 20 May 2016

New research from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute analysing the genomes of breast cancer tissue from over 500 patients...


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Release of Patient Data Makes Minds-Google

Friday, 20 May 2016

The data of over 1.6 million NHS patients from the Royal Free, Barnet and Chase Farm hospitals in London has been released to Google.


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MHRA Project Prioritises Patient Involvement in New Clinical Trial Applications

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has launched a pioneering new pilot which seeks to make patient involvement in clinical trials a priority.

MHRA Project Prioritises Patient Involvement In New Clinical Trial Applications

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New AI Council Established on Anniversary of Sector Deal

Thursday, 20 June 2019

On the one year anniversary of the AI Sector Deal, a billion-pound joint government and industry deal under the modern Industrial Strategy, a newly formed AI Council has been established.

New AI Council Established on Anniversary of Sector Deal

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Online Pharmacies - What You Need to Know

Thursday, 20 June 2019

The General Pharmaceutical Council has provided strengthened guidance for pharmacy owners when supplying medicines online.

Online Pharmacies - What You Need to Know

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Precision Medicine Breakthrough for Treatment of Prostate Cancer

Thursday, 20 June 2019

The Institute of Cancer Research has worked on a study for a personalised drug called olaparib to use a patient's genes to delay the growth of prostate cancer amongst men who had not responded to other treatments.

Precision Medicine Breakthrough for Treatment of Prostate Cancer

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UK Government Unveils New Vision to Lead Changed World in Life Sciences

Thursday, 12 August 2021

The UK Government has unveiled its new Life Sciences Vision to replace and build on the 2017 Life Sciences Industrial Strategy.

UK Government Unveils New Vision to Lead Changed World in Life Sciences

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Why Are University Collaborations with Pharma So Important?

Wednesday, 10 March 2021

With the UK continuing to pave the way for great strides in life sciences, how can collaborations between the pharmaceuticals and higher education sectors help to accelerate the country's advancements?

Why Are University Collaborations with Pharma So Important?