Drug News

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NICE recommends Gazyvaro (obinutuzumab) plus bendamustine chemotherapy to treat follicular lymphoma.- Roche

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued final draft guidance recommending that use of Gazyvaro (obinutuzumab)...

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Resubmission of Olumiant (baricitinib )to the FDA for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis will be delayed beyond 2017- Eli Lilly + Incyte Corporation

Eli Lilly and Company and Incyte Corporation announced that a resubmission to the FDA for the New Drug Application (NDA)...

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Faslodex (fulvestrant)approved as first line treatment for oestrogen-receptor positive, locally-advanced or metastatic breast cancer in postmenopausal women.

AstraZeneca announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved Faslodex (fulvestrant) for the treatment of oestrogen-receptor positive, locally-advanced or metastatic...

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Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces publication of its Phase IV PILLAR study of Exparel (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension) in total knee arthroplasty.

Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the publication of its Phase IV PILLAR study of Exparel (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension) in total...

Industry news

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Mitsubishi Tanabe will acquire NeuroDerm Ltd and with it ND 0612 a proposed treatment for Parkinsons disease

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma will acquire all of the outstanding shares of NeuroDerm Ltd for $1 billion. The lead product of...

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Norgine closes acquisition of Merus Labs International.

Norgine B.V. and Merus Labs International Inc. are pleased to announce the closing of the plan of arrangement under the...

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Sanofi acquires Protein Sciences and with it Flublok Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine (QIV)

Sanofi announced it will acquire Protein Sciences, a privately held vaccines biotechnology company based in Meriden, Connecticut in the United...


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...