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Roche Relaunches Arthritis Drug in UK

Roche Relaunches Arthritis Drug in UK

18 Aug 2011

Roche's Toclizumab is already licensed to treat adults with severe arthritis, but as of today the drug will be available for children.

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Survey Reveals Business Concerns of Healthcare Companies

Survey Reveals Business Concerns of Healthcare Companies

18 Aug 2011

According to the survey, changes in healthcare legislation and reform top the list of business concerns of healthcare companies in the US and Asia.

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Carlyle in Talks to Buy PPD

Carlyle in Talks to Buy PPD

17 Aug 2011

Carlyle Group is in exclusive talks to buy North Carolina-based CRO company Pharmaceutical Product Development.

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Swiss Biopharma 4-Antibody Partners with HGS

Swiss Biopharma 4-Antibody Partners with HGS

17 Aug 2011

Swiss firm 4-Antibody inked a collaboration agreement with Human Genome Sciences for the discovery and development of fully human antibodies.

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GE Healthcare to Buy PAA Laboratories

GE Healthcare to Buy PAA Laboratories

17 Aug 2011

The acquisition expands GE Healthcare’s offering of products and services for cell biology research and the discovery and manufacture of biopharmaceuticals.

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Pfizer Pays Compensation to Drug Trial Victims

Pfizer Pays Compensation to Drug Trial Victims

16 Aug 2011

The company has paid $175,000 to four families in the first of a series of payments as part of an out-of-court settlement reached in 2009.

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Bayer Donates Moxifloxacin to WHO for TB Programme in China

Bayer Donates Moxifloxacin to WHO for TB Programme in China

16 Aug 2011

Bayer HealthCare will support WHO and the Stop TB Partnership in the fight against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis by making 620,000 tablets of the antibiotic moxifloxacin available to WHO.

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Pfizer Forms Partnership with University of California for Drug Development

Pfizer Forms Partnership with University of California for Drug Development

15 Aug 2011

Pfizer has partnered with the University of California's San Diego Health Sciences in a drug discovery collaboration.

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Biotech M&A Jumps in First Half

Biotech M&A Jumps in First Half

15 Aug 2011

According to a new report focused on M&A activity, 18 biotech companies were sold during the first half of this year for total upfront values of $51.6 billion.

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CPHI China 2011 Interview: Mr. Zhou Jianmin, Board Member /Deputy GM of Liaocheng Wanhe Industrial Manufacture Co., Ltd.

CPHI China 2011 Interview: Mr. Zhou Jianmin, Board Member /Deputy GM of Liaocheng Wanhe Industrial Manufacture Co., Ltd.

12 Aug 2011

The CPhI, ICSE & BioPh China 2011 and P-MEC China 2011 were held in Shanghai from June 21, 2011 to June 23, 2011. During the exhibition, “CPhI-Online” had an interview with Mr. Zhou Jianmin, Board Member /Deputy General Manager of Liaocheng W...

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Teva Allowed to File NDA for Rhinitis Therapy

Teva Allowed to File NDA for Rhinitis Therapy

12 Aug 2011

The approval follows the results from two Phase III trials assessing the safety and efficacy of BDP Nasal HFA in the treatment of SAR and PAR.

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Russian Pharmaceutical Firms Collaborate for Innovative Treatments

Russian Pharmaceutical Firms Collaborate for Innovative Treatments

11 Aug 2011

The project will focus on developing treatments across three technological platforms.

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