Archive for 'Multiple Sclerosis'
The first pill for MS sufferers is set to be approved for use on the NHS.The National Institute for Curbing Expendtiture (NICE) has overturned previous draft guidance on the drug Fingolimod after the price was discounted and has now ruled that a proportion of people with multiple sclerosis should be treated with it. MS is […]
Posted: March 19th, 2012 under Doctors, Health, Health Professionals, Multiple Sclerosis, NHS Cash Shortages, NICE, Preventable Crisis, Quangoes, Risk of Drugs, Uncategorized.
Tags: Doctors, Health Professionals, Multiple Sclerosis, NICE blight, preventable crisis, Quangos
The Government’s drugs spending watchdog has decided that the first pill to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) is too costly to be prescribed on the NHS.The draft decision dashes the hopes of thousands of sufferers with the auto-immune disease who receive little benefit from current drugs. There was enormous excitement among Britain’s 100,000 MS sufferers in […]
Posted: August 11th, 2011 under Doctors, Drugs, Health, Health Websites, Healthcare, Multiple Sclerosis, NHS Cash Shortages, NICE, Preventable Crisis, Quangoes, red tape, Uncategorized.
Tags: drugs classification, Killer Quango, MS, nhs cash shortages, NHS charges, nhs cutbacks, NHS Deaths, NICE, NICE blight, Quangos, Risk of Drugs
The results of a Phase III trial have shown the ability of GW Pharmaceuticals’ cannabinoid based medicine Sativex to reduce severe spasticity associated with Multiple Sclerosis. According to the data, published in the European Journal of Neurology, about half of MS patients who had failed to respond to standard therapy experienced an improvement in spasticity […]
Posted: March 16th, 2011 under Doctors, Drugs, Multiple Sclerosis, postcode lottery, red tape, Risk of Drugs, Uncategorized.
Tags: cancer drugs, Cannabis, Doctors, drugs classification, MS, Multiple Sclerosis, postcode lottery, Risk of Drugs