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FDA orders ranitidine withdrawal due to nitrosamine contamination risk

FDA orders ranitidine withdrawal due to nitrosamine contamination risk

2 Apr 2020

US drug regulator, the Food and Drug Administration has ordered the immediate withdrawal of all prescription and over-the-counter versions of heartburn drug, ranitidine – commonly known as Zantac – after concluding certain products may present an incre...

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Chinese CDMOs legislating for the future

Chinese CDMOs legislating for the future

2 Apr 2020

The Chinese pharmaceutical CDMO sector is set for rapid expansion, thanks to major amendments to the country's Drug Administration Law that make outsourcing manufacturing easier

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China focused on meeting international API demand amid pandemic, say officials

China focused on meeting international API demand amid pandemic, say officials

1 Apr 2020

China is stepping up its efforts to produce and ship active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), with a focus on meeting international demand, particularly for those showing potential to treat the COVID-19 disease, according to Chinese officials on Tuesd...

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CDMO Suven’s finished drug exports halted due to Indian COVID-19 lockdown

CDMO Suven’s finished drug exports halted due to Indian COVID-19 lockdown

25 Mar 2020

Indian contract development and manufacturing organisation, Suven Pharmaceuticals, has warned it cannot export finished products due to a shortage of raw materials following the country’s recent lockdown to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2020 - a year for 'big answers' rather than 'big data'

2020 - a year for 'big answers' rather than 'big data'

7 Feb 2020

Zenith Technologies CEO, Joe Haugh, takes us through how the business has evolved this year, to better meet the needs of its customers, as well as the trends they see shaping the industry through 2020 and beyond.

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Inovio and Beijing Advaccine to advance vaccine against Coronavirus

Inovio and Beijing Advaccine to advance vaccine against Coronavirus

30 Jan 2020

Agreement will facilitate clinical trial translations in China.

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AstraZeneca embarks on $1bn zero carbon strategy

AstraZeneca embarks on $1bn zero carbon strategy

24 Jan 2020

The programme will include the launch of next-generation respiratory inhalers, which will use near-zero Global Warming Potential propellants.

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Diabetes diagnosis - now a matter of sweat and tears?

Diabetes diagnosis - now a matter of sweat and tears?

21 Jan 2020

No need to draw blood; researchers develop smart technology to diagnose diabetes and treat diabetic retinopathy.

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2019, the year that got serialization done!

2019, the year that got serialization done!

17 Dec 2019

The past 12 months have been busy as many companies fought to comply with serialization regulations.

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Edible barcodes - it's Tru!

Edible barcodes - it's Tru!

10 Dec 2019

Smart tags on pills set to improve supply chain security and patient adherence.

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US Pharmaceutical industry continues to shine according to CPhI 2019 Annual Report

US Pharmaceutical industry continues to shine according to CPhI 2019 Annual Report

9 Dec 2019

The US pharmaceutical industry continues to lead its global peers in terms of innovation and competitiveness, while still ranking high in overall growth potential despite its mature status, according to the results of a survey of 350 global pharmaceuti...

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UK experiences a 'baby boom' of new life sciences ventures

UK experiences a 'baby boom' of new life sciences ventures

2 Dec 2019

Unprecedented levels of investment cited as a major force driving the expansion.

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