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New data reinforce the effectiveness of Viberzi  to treat the symptoms associated with IBS-D

New data reinforce the effectiveness of Viberzi to treat the symptoms associated with IBS-D

11 Jul 2017

Viberzi proven safe and effective in patients who reported inadequate response to prior loperamide use.

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Daiichi Sankyo, Max Planck Innovation and Lead Discovery Center announce cancer research collaboration

Daiichi Sankyo, Max Planck Innovation and Lead Discovery Center announce cancer research collaboration

11 Jul 2017

Parties to optimize certain novel compounds that target cancer cell transcription and proliferation.

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Trial to identify breath biomarkers to improve the early detection and diagnosis of cancer

Trial to identify breath biomarkers to improve the early detection and diagnosis of cancer

10 Jul 2017

Owlstone Medical and Cancer Research UK initiate pan cancer clinical trial.

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Shire submits IND application to FDA for gene therapy candidate SHP654 for treatment of hemophilia A

Shire submits IND application to FDA for gene therapy candidate SHP654 for treatment of hemophilia A

9 Jul 2017

SHP654 aims to deliver sustained protection against bleeds for patients with hemophilia A.

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Almac Discovery granted Orphan Drug Designation for ALM201 programme in ovarian cancer

Almac Discovery granted Orphan Drug Designation for ALM201 programme in ovarian cancer

7 Jul 2017

ALM201 is a therapeutic peptide developed to mimic some of the properties of the naturally occurring protein FKBPL.

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Phase III study evaluating safety and efficacy of adjuvant Opdivo in resected melanoma patients meets primary endpoint

Phase III study evaluating safety and efficacy of adjuvant Opdivo in resected melanoma patients meets primary endpoint

6 Jul 2017

Opdivo demonstrates superior recurrence-free survival versus Yervoy in adjuvant setting in CheckMate -238.

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First patients treated in Phase I/II trial of  NOX-A12 combined with Keytruda in metastatic pancreatic and colorectal cancer

First patients treated in Phase I/II trial of NOX-A12 combined with Keytruda in metastatic pancreatic and colorectal cancer

4 Jul 2017

NOX-A12 has the potential to transform cancer types that are resistant to checkpoint inhibitor therapy into checkpoint inhibitor sensitive tumours

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Common antimicrobials help patients recover from MRSA abscesses

Common antimicrobials help patients recover from MRSA abscesses

3 Jul 2017

NIAID-funded trial counters current thinking about treatment effectiveness.

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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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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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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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Cladribine Tablets receives positive CHMP opinion for treatment of relapsing forms of MS

Cladribine Tablets receives positive CHMP opinion for treatment of relapsing forms of MS

25 Jun 2017

Cladribine Tablets is the first and only investigational medicinal product to have shown a sustained 4 years of disease control with a maximum of 20 days of oral treatment over 2 years in clinical trials.

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