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Bioverativ completes acquisition of True North Therapeutics

Bioverativ completes acquisition of True North Therapeutics

29 Jun 2017

Strengthens leadership in rare blood disorders with first-in-class candidate to treat cold agglutinin disease, a chronic autoimmune hemolytic anemia with no approved therapies.

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First prostate cancer patients treated with Augmenix's SpaceOAR Hydrogel in Israel

First prostate cancer patients treated with Augmenix's SpaceOAR Hydrogel in Israel

29 Jun 2017

The Chaim Sheba Medical Center now offers the hydrogel spacer to reduce side-effects during prostate cancer radiation therapy.

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Copley Scientific releases upgraded SPU 2000 for reduced inhaler testing variability

Copley Scientific releases upgraded SPU 2000 for reduced inhaler testing variability

29 Jun 2017

Company's modification makes the SPU 2000 a more cost effective laboratory tool.

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Novartis receives EU approval for first-line use of Zykadia in ALK-positive advanced NSCLC

Novartis receives EU approval for first-line use of Zykadia in ALK-positive advanced NSCLC

29 Jun 2017

In ALK-positive advanced NSCLC patients, Zykadia demonstrated superior median progression-free survival compared with SOC chemotherapy with maintenance.

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INTERVIEW ON BIOCORP’S CONNECTED MEDICAL DEVICES

INTERVIEW ON BIOCORP’S CONNECTED MEDICAL DEVICES

28 Jun 2017

In this interview, Mr Guillet discusses Biocorp’s existing connected device offering, how it delivers value for the company’s pharmaceutical partners, the development of the accompanying software and data architecture, and how Biocorp has very signific...

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Researchers develop microneedle patch for flu vaccination

Researchers develop microneedle patch for flu vaccination

28 Jun 2017

The patch can dramatically reduce the cost of vaccination, as self-administration can eliminate the need to have health workers oversee the process.

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BASF plans significant investment in ibuprofen capacities in Germany and North America

BASF plans significant investment in ibuprofen capacities in Germany and North America

28 Jun 2017

New world-scale ibuprofen production plant in Ludwigshafen; additional capacity expansion of ibuprofen plant in Bishop, Texas.

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UK availability of Rixathon and Erelzi paves way for NHS savings

UK availability of Rixathon and Erelzi paves way for NHS savings

28 Jun 2017

Two new biosimilar medicines available to treat patients with specific blood cancers and a range of inflammatory condition.

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Merck's anacetrapib meets primary endpoint

Merck's anacetrapib meets primary endpoint

28 Jun 2017

Company to consider whether to file new drug applications with the FDA and other regulatory agencies.

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Vectura enters new development and licence agreement for a US inhaled generic

Vectura enters new development and licence agreement for a US inhaled generic

28 Jun 2017

Agreement concerns an existing inhaled combination therapy for asthma and COPD delivered using a pMDI.

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Tamper evident solutions for pharmaceutical packaging

Tamper evident solutions for pharmaceutical packaging

27 Jun 2017

Uncovering the latest in tamper evidence and serialisation, Emma Chen discusses the changing world of pharmaceutical packaging and how Essentra is combatting the threat of counterfeiting with a multi-layered approach.

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LifeArc, Dstl and CDRD collaborate to identify antibacterial drug targets

LifeArc, Dstl and CDRD collaborate to identify antibacterial drug targets

27 Jun 2017

Novel approach capitalises on commonality across pathogens.

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