Drug News

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FDA gives pre-market approval for Impella RP heart pump for right heart failure.- Abiomed.

Abiomed announced it has received FDA pre-market approval (PMA) for the Impella RP heart pump for right heart failure. This...

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Pfizer sues Johnson & Johnson alleging its anticompetitive practices have denied U.S. patients access to biosimilar competitors including Inflectra (infliximab-dyyb).

Pfizer has filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Johnson & Johnson (J&J)....

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FDA approves the Pentax ED34-i10T duodenoscope for visualization and access to the upper G.I. tract with a disposable distal cap to improve access for cleaning and reprocessing.- Pentax Medical.

The FDA has cleared the first duodenoscope with a disposable distal cap, a new feature that will improve access for...

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EU approves Bavencio (avelumab) to treat metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma.- Merck KGaA + Pfizer.

Merck and Pfizer Inc. announced that the European Commission (EC) has grantedmarketing authorization for Bavencio (avelumab) as a monotherapy for...

Industry news

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Teva disposes of womens health businesses to CVC Capital Partners Fund VI and to Foundation Consumer Healthcare.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.,announced it has entered into two agreements to sell the remaining assets of its specialty global women’s...

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Astra transfers residual rights to anaesthetic medicines to Aspen.

AstraZeneca announced that it has entered into an agreement with Aspen Global Incorporated (AGI), part of the Aspen Group, under...

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Rocket Pharmaceuticals and Inotek Pharmaceuticals to merge.

Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corporation announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement with Rocket Pharmaceuticals Ltd., a leading US-based...

 

News trends

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Acute myeloid leukaemia: Hope for new treatments

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), also known as acute myeloblastic or myelogenous leukaemia, is a malignant disease in which the bone marrow makes abnormal myeloblasts, red blood cells or platelets. 

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The way ahead for cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease that eventually leads to severe damage in the lungs. It is caused by a mutation of the gene responsible for the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CTFR) protein.

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Schizophrenia: challenges in a crowded market

Schizophrenia is a devastating mental health condition that affects around 1 per cent of adults across all cultures...