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California Companies on Front Line against Heart Disease

California Companies on Front Line against Heart Disease

24 May 2011

The California companies are developing 188 of 887 drugs for more than 20 types of cancer and 55 of 299 medicines for heart disease and stroke.

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EMA Recommends Suspension of Oral Buflomedil-Containing Medicines

EMA Recommends Suspension of Oral Buflomedil-Containing Medicines

23 May 2011

The decision was taken because serious and sometimes fatal neurological and cardiac side effects, mainly related to accidental or intentional overdose, continued to occur.

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Takeda to Acquire Nycomed for $13.7B

Takeda to Acquire Nycomed for $13.7B

20 May 2011

Nycomed's significant business infrastructure in Europe and high-growth emerging markets are expected to enhance Takeda's regulatory development expertise and commercialization capability.

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Bill Gates Calls on Leaders for Vaccines Investment

Bill Gates Calls on Leaders for Vaccines Investment

19 May 2011

Bill Gates and his foundation calls on leaders to increase investment in vaccines and immunisation to make vaccines affordable for poor countries.

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