Insomnia App Could Replace Sleeping Pills

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended that a digital app designed to treat insomnia can be prescribed by doctors as an alternative to sleeping pills. The Pharma Times reports that the online programme, known as Sleepio, is an...

New Drug Approved To Treat Chronic Insomnia

The European Commission (EC) has granted marketing authorisation for a new drug called Quvivq, which is manufactured by Idorsia. The Pharma Times reports that the drug is a new advancement for the treatment of chronic insomnia disorder in adults. The drug is thought...

Govt ‘Ignored’ HRT Drug Shortage Warnings

The government has been aware of the national shortage of a popular HRT drug since last October but was too focused on Covid to take action, it has been suggested by one manufacturing firm. Theramex, which produces HRT gels, warned the Department of Health about the...