All articles by Liam Stoker

  1. GSK to acquire vaccine technology company Okairos

    UK-based pharmaceutical major GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has purchased Switzerland-based vaccine company Okairos in a deal worth €250m. GSK will now look…
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    29 May
  2. US Supreme Court backs Amgen shareholders to sue company as a group

    The US Supreme Court has backed Amgen shareholders to sue the company as a group without having to demonstrate that…
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    27 Feb
  3. Pharmaceutical science – catching up with Armstrong’s doping Peloton

    Lance Armstrong’s career was blighted by suspicion, which has been shown to have been justified. Image courtesy of Benutzer Hase…
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    17 Oct
  4. Abbott hepatitis C treatment suppresses virus

    Abbott’s interferon-free investigational regimen for the treatment of hepatitis C has successfully suppressed the virus during a Phase IIb study….
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    17 Oct
  5. US hospitals warned over Medicare fraud

    US authorities have warned against hospitals defrauding the Medicare system, citing "troubling indications" that doctors may be using electronic records…
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    25 Sep
  6. Sanofi multiple sclerosis treatment wins US approval

    Sanofi has won US Food and Drug Administration approval for its multiple sclerosis medication Aubagio. Clinical trials have demonstrated that,…
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    13 Sep
  7. Sanofi dengue fever vaccine shows potential

    A vaccine for dengue fever developed by Sanofi has shown the potential to protect against three of the four disease…
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    12 Sep
  8. Indian Supreme Court begins final hearing on Glivec patent case

    Novartis has taken to the stand in India’s Supreme Court, arguing for patent protection for its cancer drug Glivec in…
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    11 Sep
  9. UK health bodies alerted after latest anthrax death

    The UK Department of Health has issued a warning to the nation’s National Health Service (NHS) following the death of…
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    10 Sep
  10. AstraZeneca pulls obesity drug after allergic reaction

    AstraZeneca has decided to discontinue the development of obesity drug AZD2820 after a patient given the drug as part of…
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    10 Sep
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