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Eisai Inks Pact with Novartis Pharma for COPD Therapies

Eisai Inks Pact with Novartis Pharma for COPD Therapies

21 Nov 2011

The new co-promotion agreement is a partnership of mutual commitment between Eisai and Novartis Pharma.

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Breast Cancer Drug Avastin Revoked

Breast Cancer Drug Avastin Revoked

21 Nov 2011

FDA is revoking the approval of the breast cancer indication for Avastin after concluding that the drug has not been shown to be safe and effective for that use.

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EMA Recommends Suspension of Buflomedil-containing Medicines

EMA Recommends Suspension of Buflomedil-containing Medicines

18 Nov 2011

According to the EMA, the benefits of buflomedil-containing medicines do no longer outweigh their risks, and marketing of these medicines should be suspended throughout the EU.

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Bayer Aims to Further Expand in Asia

Bayer Aims to Further Expand in Asia

17 Nov 2011

Bayer aims to achieve a more than 60 percent increase in its sales in Asia by 2015, and all the Asian countries are intended to play a part in achieving the sales increase targeted for 2015.

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Genzyme & CF Foundation Announce Collaboration

Genzyme & CF Foundation Announce Collaboration

17 Nov 2011

The collaboration aims to identify compounds known as 'correctors,' which may aid in the ability of the malfunctioning CFTR protein found in CF patients to operate correctly.

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India Postpones Delegation to China for Site Inspection due to Financial Constraints

India Postpones Delegation to China for Site Inspection due to Financial Constraints

17 Nov 2011

Sources said that the delegation has been postponed to the fourth quarter of this financial year as the financial allocation of the ministry for the third quarter has finished.

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UCB & PAREXEL Team up for Clinical Services

UCB & PAREXEL Team up for Clinical Services

16 Nov 2011

Through the strategic partnership, UCB will receive the benefits of PAREXEL's proven clinical processes through all phases of development, which are supported by its market-leading eClinical technology platform.

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More than $350M Invested by Boehringer Ingelheim for U.S. Projects This Year

More than $350M Invested by Boehringer Ingelheim for U.S. Projects This Year

16 Nov 2011

Boehringer Ingelheim has invested over $350 million in its U.S. operations this year to enhance its drug discovery, development and manufacturing capabilities.

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UAE Reduces Drug Prices to Encourage Health Investment

UAE Reduces Drug Prices to Encourage Health Investment

15 Nov 2011

The UAE Ministry of Health has reduced the prices of 115 drugs in the country to support the partnership strategies between the department and local and international pharmaceutical companies.

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Bend Research & Merck Sign License Agreement

Bend Research & Merck Sign License Agreement

15 Nov 2011

Under the agreement, Oregon-based Bend Research will provide Merck with access to its proprietary spray dried dispersion (SDD) technology.

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WHO Praises UK for Flu Pandemic Preparedness

WHO Praises UK for Flu Pandemic Preparedness

14 Nov 2011

The World Health Organization has praised the UK for being one of the best prepared countries for future flu pandemics.

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Daiichi & ArQule Ink License Pact for Cancer Compound

Daiichi & ArQule Ink License Pact for Cancer Compound

14 Nov 2011

ArQule and Daiichi Sankyoa have announced their license agreement for the development of new AKT inhibitor ARQ 092.

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