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Roche’s Tecentriq-Avastin lung cancer combo gets a lift from England’s cost watchdogs

Roche has some hard-earned knowledge about working with England’s cost watchdogs, especially where its cancer drugs are concerned. And it put that know-how to use to score backing for Tecentriq in lung cancer. The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) decided to back the immuno-oncology drug, in combination with Roche’s Avastin and chemo,… Read More »

Old people who lift weights ‘live for longer’

Older people who lift weights ‘live for longer’, study finds as researchers urge doctors to start advising pensioners to take-up power training Scientists tracked the muscle power of 4,000 people aged between 40 and 85 Each participant was assessed for how many times they could lift weights  The study, by Brazillian experts, was presented at… Read More »