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Health Canada OKs Hepatitis Drug Incivek

Health Canada OKs Hepatitis Drug Incivek

26 Aug 2011

Vertex Pharmaceuticals receives Health Canada approval for Incivek tablets for a broad group of people with genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C with compensated liver disease.

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EMA: New Validation Criteria for Electronic Submissions into Effect Next Month

EMA: New Validation Criteria for Electronic Submissions into Effect Next Month

25 Aug 2011

According to EMA's note, new version of the validation criteria for electronic applications for human medicines will come into effect on 1 September.

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Skin Cancer Drug Yervoy Awarded European Licence

Skin Cancer Drug Yervoy Awarded European Licence

24 Aug 2011

Yervoy, the first advanced skin cancer drug since the 1970s, has been awarded a European licence.

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Health Canada Approves Treatment for Vision Loss

Health Canada Approves Treatment for Vision Loss

19 Aug 2011

Approximately 27,000 Canadians suffer from RVO every year making RVO the second-most common cause of vision loss due to retinal vascular disease after diabetic retinopathy.

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