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GP pressure: Numbers show first sustained drop for 50 years

The NHS is seeing the first sustained fall in GP numbers in the UK for 50 years, the BBC can reveal. An analysis by the Nuffield Trust think tank for the BBC shows the number of GPs per 100,000 people has fallen from nearly 65 in 2014 to 60 last year. The last time numbers… Read More »

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FDA Approves Rocklatan (netarsudil and latanoprost ophthalmic solution) for the Reduction of Intraocular Pressure in Open-Angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension

FDA Approves Rocklatan (netarsudil and latanoprost ophthalmic solution) for the Reduction of Intraocular Pressure in Open-Angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension Print this page DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 12, 2019– Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AERI) (Aerie or the Company), an ophthalmic pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of first-in-class therapies for the treatment of patients… Read More »

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FDA official says ongoing blood pressure drug investigation will probably uncover more tainted pills

Starting in July, separate lots of blood pressure medications from various companies were pulled from pharmacy shelves. They’re known as angiotensin II receptor blockers or ARBs and contain either valsartan, losartan or irbesartan. The reason? These blood pressure drugs contained impurities that pose a cancer risk to users. “The investigation isn’t concluded,” Dr. Janet Woodcock,… Read More »

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