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Could Biogen’s new drug be the key to stopping Alzheimers early?

The U.S drug company, Biogen, have stated that a trial drug has removed plaques from the brains of patients in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. The small study of 165 people was designed to test the drug on humans and not its effects on the brain, yet the the results have shown that patients […]


NMC Expands Healthcare System

NMC health, one of the largest healthcare providers in the private sector in the UAE has announced a strategic expansion within its home-care and long-term vertical. The company, which has a network of hospitals and clinics across the United Arab Emirates, as well as a fertility centre in Barcelona, has acquired a 70pc stake in […]


Omnicell Releases New Medication Automation Cabinet System

Luke Cloherty, Editor An 18-month trial in Northumbria, England has found that significant cost-savings and efficiencies can be made by installing a medication automation cabinet system provided by automated healthcare solutions provider, Omnicell Ltd. In the wake of the Lord Carter review, which highlights the urgent need for efficiencies and standardised savings across the […]


Horsham Novartis Site to be Replaced with Science Park and Homes

Luke Cloherty, Editor   West Sussex County Council has announced that a site left vacant by Swiss-based pharmaceutical giant Novartis is to become a science and business park, financed by a major housing development within the plot. Novartis closed its research plant last in 2015, causing a total loss of over 300 jobs. The council said it has […]


EU-Funded ESMERELDA Biodiversity Project in Initial Stages

Luke Cloherty, Editor   EU-funded project ESMERALDA is developing a range of tools, working mechanisms and data for the assessment of biodiversity and related societally beneficial resources in Europe including drinking water provision, food, air and recreation, according to the European Commission. The EC site says “A reduction in biodiversity could affect Europe’s economic health and its […]