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GSK announces positive results in fourth consecutive pivotal trial of Benlysta in SLE

GSK announces positive results in fourth consecutive pivotal trial of Benlysta in SLE

14 Nov 2016

Data in Japan, China and South Korea will form basis of new regulatory submissions for Benlysta.

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Jardiance consistently reduced the risk of cardiovascular death in adults with type 2 diabetes

Jardiance consistently reduced the risk of cardiovascular death in adults with type 2 diabetes

13 Nov 2016

Is the only oral type 2 diabetes medicine shown to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death.

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BMS's Opdivo is the first immuno-oncology treatment to receive FDA approval

BMS's Opdivo is the first immuno-oncology treatment to receive FDA approval

11 Nov 2016

Treatment proven in a Phase III trial to significantly extend overall survival for patients with recurrent or metastatic squamous cell head and neck cancer.

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Amgen and Janssen to co-fund studies with Kyprolis and Darzalex in patients with multiple myeloma

Amgen and Janssen to co-fund studies with Kyprolis and Darzalex in patients with multiple myeloma

10 Nov 2016

The first study initiated as part of this agreement is a Phase III registrational trial evaluating Kyprolis in combination with Darzalex and dexamethasone compared to Kyprolis and dexamethasone alone.

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New, rapid screening test identifies potential therapies against drug-resistant bacteria

New, rapid screening test identifies potential therapies against drug-resistant bacteria

9 Nov 2016

Screening method provides a potential new approach to repurpose known drugs and compounds.

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Mucosis initiates FiH study of SynGEM, a needle-free nasal spray RSV vaccine

Mucosis initiates FiH study of SynGEM, a needle-free nasal spray RSV vaccine

9 Nov 2016

Research has shown that boosting immunity in the nose and lungs may be the best way of increasing defence against RSV.

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Increased development of highly-targeted biologics set to change composition of asthma therapeutics market

Increased development of highly-targeted biologics set to change composition of asthma therapeutics market

9 Nov 2016

Biologics and monoclonal antibodies to become a bigger presence within the small-molecule-dominated landscape.

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AdAlta licenses Alzheimer's disease-specific shark antibodies to Crossbeta Biosciences

AdAlta licenses Alzheimer's disease-specific shark antibodies to Crossbeta Biosciences

8 Nov 2016

These shark antibodies are considered to have immediate and highly disease-specific potential for the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Testing of investigational inactivated Zika vaccine in humans begins

Testing of investigational inactivated Zika vaccine in humans begins

7 Nov 2016

First of five planned clinical trials to test ZPIV vaccine.

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Spinraza meets primary endpoint at interim analysis of Phase III study in later-onset SMA

Spinraza meets primary endpoint at interim analysis of Phase III study in later-onset SMA

7 Nov 2016

Biogen is preparing for the potential launch of Spinraza in the US possibly as early as the end of 2016.

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Study paves the way for new autoimmune disease treatments with fewer side effects

Study paves the way for new autoimmune disease treatments with fewer side effects

7 Nov 2016

New research has raised the possibility of minimising the side effects of treatment for patients with autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis and inflammatory bowel disease.

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Breakthrough immunotherapy for blood cancer becomes available to UK patients

Breakthrough immunotherapy for blood cancer becomes available to UK patients

6 Nov 2016

First early access scheme for breakthrough immunotherapy in blood cancer.

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