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Pfizer receives expanded Health Canada approval for Ibrance in HR+, HER2- metastatic breast cancer

Pfizer receives expanded Health Canada approval for Ibrance in HR+, HER2- metastatic breast cancer

25 Jun 2017

New indication supported by results of Phase III PALOMA-3 Trial of Ibrance in combination with fulvestrant.

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Biogen’s Imraldi, an adalimumab biosimilar candidate referencing Humira, granted positive opinion by CHMP

Biogen’s Imraldi, an adalimumab biosimilar candidate referencing Humira, granted positive opinion by CHMP

23 Jun 2017

If approved, Imraldi will be the third anti-TNF biosimilar in Biogen’s portfolio in Europe.

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Novartis achieves regulatory milestone for AMG 334 in migraine prevention with EMA filing acceptance

Novartis achieves regulatory milestone for AMG 334 in migraine prevention with EMA filing acceptance

21 Jun 2017

AMG 334 (erenumab) is the first anti-CGRP monoclonal antibody developed for migraine prevention to receive EMA regulatory filing acceptance.

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FDA accepts Amgen's sBLA to expand indication for Xgeva to include multiple myeloma patients

FDA accepts Amgen's sBLA to expand indication for Xgeva to include multiple myeloma patients

19 Jun 2017

Xgeva is indicated for the prevention of skeletal-related events in patients with bone metastases from solid tumours and is the number one prescribed agent by oncologists for this indication in the US.

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Merck presses the pause button on Keytruda trials

Merck presses the pause button on Keytruda trials

16 Jun 2017

The pause is to allow for additional information to be collected to better understand more reports of death in the Keytruda groups.

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Parexel and Sanofi collaborate to advance the use of wearable devices in life science industry

Parexel and Sanofi collaborate to advance the use of wearable devices in life science industry

15 Jun 2017

Preliminary findings from pilot study validate use of wearable technologies to collect data and manage clinical trials more effectively and efficiently.

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Lilly's Taltz shows promise for patients with active psoriatic arthritis

Lilly's Taltz shows promise for patients with active psoriatic arthritis

15 Jun 2017

Demonstrated significant improvements in disease signs and symptoms at 24 weeks among patients with active psoriatic arthritis who had prior inadequate response or intolerance to TNF inhibitors.

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LifeArc, previously MRC Technology, set to transform the medical research landscape

LifeArc, previously MRC Technology, set to transform the medical research landscape

15 Jun 2017

Investment will focus on new innovations in therapeutics for neurodegeneration, antibiotic resistance, cancer and respiratory diseases.

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Irvine Scientific adds new Center of Excellence for R&D

Irvine Scientific adds new Center of Excellence for R&D

14 Jun 2017

Company adds fifth building in Southern California.

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Successful Phase III top-line results with Bekinda for acute gastroenteritis

Successful Phase III top-line results with Bekinda for acute gastroenteritis

14 Jun 2017

Study successfully met its primary endpoint and Bekinda 24 mg was shown to be effective, safe and well tolerated in patients with acute gastroenteritis and gastritis.

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Achelios Therapeutics concludes successful Type C meeting with FDA regarding Topofen

Achelios Therapeutics concludes successful Type C meeting with FDA regarding Topofen

14 Jun 2017

Currently there are no approved topical NSAIDs indicated for the treatment of migraine.

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Lilly's galcanezumab significantly reduces number of migraine headache days

Lilly's galcanezumab significantly reduces number of migraine headache days

12 Jun 2017

New results presented at AHS.

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