• 5 January 2012

    Hospira facing pressure over execution drug

    US-based pharmaceutical firm Hospira is facing pressure from an international group of 25 doctors over the use of muscle-relaxant drug pancuronium in executions within the US.

  • 2 January 2012

    Mozambique to produce its own antiretrovirals

    Mozambique health minister Alexandre Manguele has confirmed that the country will begin producing its own antiretrovirals to combat high HIV rates, becoming the first African country to do so outside...

  • 20 December 2011

    FDA to review Pfizer’s experimental arthritis drug

    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted a new drug application for tofacitinib, an experimental drug to treat moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis, for review.

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