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The US FDA plays it safe

Amid a huge furore over unsafe implanted medical devices the US FDA has released new proposals that are cautious to the point of toothlessness – and wouldn’t affect most…

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FDA panel to act on Impulse

An adcom for Impulse Dynamics’ heart muscle stimulator is approaching, and the group will want to avoid a nasty shock.

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Alkermes gets decisive thumbs down

ALKS 5461 is headed back to the clinic or scrapheap, raising questions over whether Alkermes should remain in mental health drug development.

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Esmo 2018 – Loxo sees off Roche 

The first look at data from Roche’s tumour-agnostic project entrectinib look good, but not good enough to unseat Loxo and Bayer’s larotrectinib.