Category: Astra-Zeneca

  • AstraZeneca, Avillion ‘first-in-class’ combination inhaler shines in Phase 3 trial

    An albuterol/budesonide fixed-dose combination rescue medication has been shown to reduce severe exacerbations in patients with asthma for the first time, according to positive Phase 3 trial results announced by AstraZeneca and Avillion. Asthma affects as many as 339 million adults and children around the world. Regardless of severity, the condition means that these patients […]

  • Scotland is world’s first country to greenlight Tagrisso for NSCLC

    Scotland has given the green light to AstraZeneca’s Tagrisso for restricted use to treat adult patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), making it the first country in the world to approve the routine use of the therapy in this setting. The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has approved Tagrisso (osimertinib) for use within NHS Scotland […]

  • Is COVID the Rx for the Pharmaceutical Industry’s Reputation?

    Darlene Dobry, Strategic Advisor, Medical Devices and Pharmaceuticals As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to bring the world’s economies, healthcare systems, and communities to their knees, the Pharma industry appears to be the shining hope to help us return to a new normal. Could the industry’s response to this global public health crisis be the Rx […]