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Drug News

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FDA approves Sutent to treat high risk patients post surgery with renal cell carcinoma.- Pfizer

The FDA has approved Sutent (sunitinib malate) for the adjuvant treatment of adult patients who are at a high risk...

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Trelegy Ellipta triple therapy meets EU approval for COPD

GlaxoSmithKline plc and Innoviva, Inc. announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for Trelegy Ellipta (fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium/vilanterol, ‘FF/UMEC/VI’)...

Added 2 days ago Drug news

Trial analysis presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) shows Lixiana has greater reductions in ischaemic events compared to warfarin

Sub analysis of ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 trial showed Lixiana has greater reductions in ischaemic events compared to warfarin.

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New digital medicine system granted first approval

FDA approves Abilify Mycite to treat schizophrenia, depression and bipolar I disorder

 

Industry news

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Valeant Phama sells Sprout Pharma to its former shareholders

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. announced that its affiliate has entered into an agreement to divest the Sprout Pharmaceuticals subsidiary to...

Added 15 days ago Industry news

Neos Therapeutics rejects offer from PDL BioPharma

Neos Therapeutics, Inc. a pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing innovative extended-release (XR) products using its proprietary modified-release...

Added 15 days ago Industry news

Mallinckrodt acquires Ocera Therapeutics and with it OCR 002 a proposed treatment for hepatic encephalopathy.

Mallinckrodt plc a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, and Ocera Therapeutics, Inc. announced that they have entered into an agreement...

 

News trends

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Type 2 diabetes risk may be increased by statin use in susceptible individuals

Long term use of statins is associated with an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes in susceptible individuals, suggests a study recently published in BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care.

Added 4 months ago News trends

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.