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New study finds benzodiazepines use increases stroke risk in people with Alzheimer’s disease

A new study from the University of Eastern Finland has found the use of drugs such as benzodiazepine and benzodiazepine-like drugs was related to a 20% increased risk of stroke in patients...

New study finds benzodiazepines use increases stroke risk in people with Alzheimer’s disease

Zambon and Seqirus partner for Parkinson's disease product in Australia and New Zealand

Italian company Zambon and Australian-based Seqirus have collaborated for Parkinson's disease (PD) product, Xadago, in Australia and New...

Zambon and Seqirus partner for Parkinson's disease product in Australia and New Zealand

New research shows how cancer cells break free of physical restraints to grow and spread

New research shows how cancer cells break free of physical restraints to grow and spread

Health Canada approves Sobi’s Orfadin capsules to treat HT-1

Health Canada has approved Swedish Orphan Biovitrum’s (Sobi) Orfadin (nitisinone) capsules to treat hereditary tyrosinaemia type 1 (HT-1) disease in combination with a dietary restriction...

Health Canada approves Sobi’s Orfadin capsules to treat HT-1

Moberg Pharma acquires DermoPlast from Prestige Brands

Swedish company Moberg Pharma has completed the previously announced acquisition of over-the-counter, US brand anaesthetic spray DermoPlast from Prestige Brands for...

Moberg Pharma acquires DermoPlast from Prestige Brands

FDA approves Eucrisa ointment to treat eczema

FDA approves Eucrisa ointment to treat eczema

Study finds chemotherapy drug combination may cause women to grow new eggs

Women treated with a common chemotherapy drug combination may cause them to subsequently grow more young eggs in their ovaries, according to a study conducted by University of...

Study finds chemotherapy drug combination may cause women to grow new eggs

AbbVie partners with Johns Hopkins University for cancer research

AbbVie partners with Johns Hopkins University for cancer research

GSK research finds 38% of UK parents wrongly think rash is Meningitis’ first symptom

New research from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has found that 38% of parents in the UK wrongly believe that a distinctive rash is the first symptom of...

GSK research finds 38% of UK parents wrongly think rash is Meningitis’ first symptom

Deals this week: Incyte Corporation, Orexigen Therapeutics Ireland, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation

US-based biopharmaceutical company Incyte Corporation has entered a distribution agreement for the commercialisation of its drug named Iclusig (ponatinib) in Greece with GENESIS...

Deals this week: Incyte Corporation, Orexigen Therapeutics Ireland, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation

M&As this week: CiToxLAB, Sichuan Kelun Pharma

French-based pre-clinical services provider CiToxLAB Group has announced that it has acquired a pre-clinical contract research company known as...

M&As this week: CiToxLAB, Sichuan Kelun Pharma

Haiti launches cholera vaccination campaign

Haiti has launched an emergency cholera vaccination campaign, under which more than 800,000 affected by Hurricane Matthew last month will be...

Haiti launches cholera vaccination campaign

University of Adelaide researchers test drug that promises to prevent pre-term birth

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have conducted a successful drug test that shows early promises of preventing pre-term...

University of Adelaide researchers test drug that promises to prevent pre-term birth

Teva receives approval for generic Tribenzor in US

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has secured approval for generic Tribenzor (olmesartan medoxomil, amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide) tablets in the US and is in the last stages of launch preparation....

Teva receives approval for generic Tribenzor in US

NICE recommends treatment with 60mg of ticagrelor in post-heart attack patients

AstraZeneca has announced that National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a Final Appraisal Determination (FAD) recommending 60mg of ticagrelor with aspirin...

NICE recommends treatment with 60mg of ticagrelor in post-heart attack patients

MHRA grants US patients with one form of blood cancer access to investigational medicine

The Medicines Healthcare Products and Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has granted US-based patients with one form of blood cancer access to the investigational medicine, nivolumab, through the...

MHRA grants US patients with one form of blood cancer access to investigational medicine

Deals this week: Asymchem Laboratories, Xbrane Biopharma, Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company

Chinese-based contract manufacturing company Asymchem Laboratories has announced the issue of shares of its common stock in an initial public offering...

Deals this week: Asymchem Laboratories, Xbrane Biopharma, Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company

M&As this week: Canopy Growth Corporation, Novogen, Karo Pharma

Canadian cannabis company Canopy Growth Corporation has completed the acquisition of medical cannabis company Vert...

M&As this week: Canopy Growth Corporation, Novogen, Karo Pharma

UK team of health experts deployed to help control global disease outbreaks

A UK team of health experts comprising clinicians, scientists and academicians will be deployed to respond to requests from countries worldwide to help control disease outbreaks within 48 hours....

UK team of health experts deployed to help control global disease outbreaks

Novartis LEE011 receives FDA Priority Review for first-line treatment of HR+ / HER2- advanced breast cancer

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Novartis' New Drug Application (NDA) for filing and granted Priority Review for LEE011 (ribociclib) as first-line treatment of...

Novartis LEE011 receives FDA Priority Review for first-line treatment of HR+ / HER2- advanced breast cancer

Medivir to sell BioPhausia to Karo Pharma

Medivir has entered into an agreement to sell its subsidiary BioPhausia (Nordic Brands) to Karo Pharma for Skr908m ($100.9m)....

Medivir to sell BioPhausia to Karo Pharma
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