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Russia to Focus on API Production Conquest

Russia to Focus on API Production Conquest

29 Jul 2011

Russia's $1.3 billion federal program for the development of the pharmaceutical industry will help to persuade companies to buy APIs in Russia instead of India or China.

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Flu Vaccine Production Will Double by 2015 to 1.7B Doses

Flu Vaccine Production Will Double by 2015 to 1.7B Doses

28 Jul 2011

According to the World Health Organization, the world's seasonal flu vaccine production capacity will double by 2015.

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INC Research & Debiopharm Form Partnership for Clinical Development

INC Research & Debiopharm Form Partnership for Clinical Development

27 Jul 2011

Under the partnership, INC Research agrees to work with Debiopharm on future clinical studies.

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GSK Announces 2Q11 Financial Results

GSK Announces 2Q11 Financial Results

27 Jul 2011

GlaxoSmithKline reports its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011.

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CPHI China 2011 Interview: Mr. Chen Yuming, General Manager of Chengdu GELAIPU SCI & TECH, CO., LTD

CPHI China 2011 Interview: Mr. Chen Yuming, General Manager of Chengdu GELAIPU SCI & TECH, CO., LTD

26 Jul 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. Chen Yuming, General Manager of Chengdu GELAIPU SCI & TECH, CO., ...

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EMA Agrees to Recall of Vimpat Syrup

EMA Agrees to Recall of Vimpat Syrup

26 Jul 2011

The EMA has agreed to a recall of Vimpat 15 mg/ml syrup because of a quality defect in some batches.

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Genesis Biopharma and Lonza Sign Agreement for Metastatic Melanoma Treatment

Genesis Biopharma and Lonza Sign Agreement for Metastatic Melanoma Treatment

26 Jul 2011

Lonza is in partnership with Genesis Biopharma to develop Genesis Biopharma's autologous cell therapy product candidate for the treatment of Stage IV metastatic melanoma.

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Vietnam to Test GSK Drug for Plasticizers

Vietnam to Test GSK Drug for Plasticizers

26 Jul 2011

At the time of the Hong Kong recall, GSK and health officials there emphasized that the amounts of plasticizer found weren't likely to cause harm to humans if they were taken at the proper doses.

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Roche to Provide Tests for Early Diagnosis of HIV-infected Infants in SA

Roche to Provide Tests for Early Diagnosis of HIV-infected Infants in SA

26 Jul 2011

Roche will deliver diagnostics to support the largest infant testing initiative in the world that aims to identify HIV-infected children during the first months of life.

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BMS To Acquire Amira in $475M Deal

BMS To Acquire Amira in $475M Deal

25 Jul 2011

Bristol-Myers Squibb will acquire privately held Amira Pharmaceuticals in an all-cash transaction worth up to $475 million.

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EU Agency Issues Warnings over Actos Cancer Risk

EU Agency Issues Warnings over Actos Cancer Risk

25 Jul 2011

The EMA said Takeda Pharmaceutical's diabetes pill Actos should carry new warnings about its possible link to bladder cancer.

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EMA Improves Package Leaflets for Human Medicines

EMA Improves Package Leaflets for Human Medicines

25 Jul 2011

The EMA has introduced some changes on package to contribute towards the safe and effective use of medicines.

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