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Pharma Industry Has 'Significant Pipeline' of New Obesity Treatments

Pharma Industry Has 'Significant Pipeline' of New Obesity Treatments

30 Jul 2012

Many leading pharmaceutical companies are working on new treatments for obesity and diabetes, according to a new Medmeme report.

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Majority of Pharmaceutical Companies 'Worried about Disaster Recovery'

Majority of Pharmaceutical Companies 'Worried about Disaster Recovery'

27 Jul 2012

Health and pharmaceutical companies need to pay more attention to their backup and disaster recovery plans, a survey suggests.

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Merck Signs Deals for Novel HIV Drug Candidates

Merck Signs Deals for Novel HIV Drug Candidates

26 Jul 2012

Merck has signed licensing agreements with Chimerix Inc and Yamasa Corporation for two investigational HIV drug candidates.

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Global Pharmaceutical Industry Calls for Cooperation on Counterfeit Medicines

Global Pharmaceutical Industry Calls for Cooperation on Counterfeit Medicines

25 Jul 2012

Global industry groups have teamed up to tackle the serious problem of counterfeiting.

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US Health Secretary Announces New Public-private Partnerships to Fight HIV/Aids

US Health Secretary Announces New Public-private Partnerships to Fight HIV/Aids

24 Jul 2012

Kathleen Sebelius said a collective response from both public and private organisations is needed to fight the HIV/Aids epidemic.

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RegeneRx And Lee's Reach License Agreement for TB4-based Products

RegeneRx And Lee's Reach License Agreement for TB4-based Products

23 Jul 2012

RegeneRx and Lee's Pharmaceuticals have announced a licensing agreement for RegeneRx's TB4-based products in China (including Hong Kong and Macau) and Taiwan.

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Report Shows Strong M&A Activity for Healthcare IT Sector

Report Shows Strong M&A Activity for Healthcare IT Sector

23 Jul 2012

M&A activity in the healthcare and pharmaceutical IT sector is robust, according to Berkery Noyes.

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Investment in eClinical Trial Solutions Could Improve Efficiency, Report Says

Investment in eClinical Trial Solutions Could Improve Efficiency, Report Says

23 Jul 2012

GBI Research predicts an increase in demand for eClinical trial solutions over the coming years, with a particular focus on electronic data capture.

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TPG Set to Buy Par Pharmaceuticals

TPG Set to Buy Par Pharmaceuticals

23 Jul 2012

Generic drug maker Par Pharmaceuticals has agreed to be bought for $1.9 billion by TPG.

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BMS to Expand Puerto Rican Site

BMS to Expand Puerto Rican Site

13 Jul 2012

Bristol-Myers Squibb is expanding its Humacao facility in order to manufacture additional medicines on the island of Puerto Rico.

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Global Medicines Spend to Reach Nearly $1.2Tr in 2016

Global Medicines Spend to Reach Nearly $1.2Tr in 2016

13 Jul 2012

The IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics forecasts 5-7 per cent growth in the global market in 2016.

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Takeda & Affymax Announce Supply Agreement

Takeda & Affymax Announce Supply Agreement

13 Jul 2012

The agreement allows Fresenius Medical Care North America to purchase OMONTYS for use in U.S. centers within its organization and provides for discounts and rebates on the product, subject to certain requirements.

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