Sanofi-Aventis pledges flu vaccines

Sanofi-Aventis will donate 100 million doses of influenza vaccine to the World Health Organization (WHO) to help people in developing countries, the company has...

Innovation fund for life sciences

The life sciences industry has welcomed Lord Mandelson’s announcement of the creation of an Innovation Fund which will be corner-stoned by Government with investment...

EU recommendation for once-daily Mirapexin

The CHMP of the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) has recommended the approval of a once-daily formulation for Mirapexin/Sifrol (pramipexole) throughout the EU. The...

New treatments urgently needed, says bone cancer trust

The Bone Cancer Research Trust (BCRT) is calling for new treatments for bone cancers affecting children and young people including osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma,...

Initial EU approval for Onglyza

Onglyza (saxagliptin) has received a CHMP positive opinion as add-on therapy to improve glycaemic control in adult patients with type 2 diabetes. The...

Roche ‘walks away’ from ABPI

Roche has decided not to review its membership of the ABPI in a controversial move that has led analysts to question the effectiveness of...

J&J and Elan form Alzheimer’s agreement

Johnson & Johnson is to acquire the Elan Corporation’s Alzheimer's Immunotherapy Program (AIP Program), through a newly-formed company. As part of the...

HRA Pharma establishes UK presence

HRA Pharma has established a UK subsidiary, HRA Pharma UK Ltd, based in London. This is the company’s second subsidiary in Europe as...

First pediatric PAH therapy approved in EU

Actelion’s pediatric dispersible formulation of Tracleer (bosentan) for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) has been approved in the EU. The approval...

Pfizer triumphs at environmental awards

Pfizer has been recognised as a leader in environmental excellence at the recent Business Commitment to the Environment (BCE) awards. Twelve companies received recognition...

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New MRC funded research from scientists at the University of Cambridge and the Wellcome Sanger Institute finds superbug MRSA susceptible to existing antibiotics. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)...
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Hundreds of mental health patients privately ‘warehoused’ far from home

Hundreds of mental health patients are being ‘warehoused’ in privately-run premises hundreds of miles from home, a BMA investigation has revealed. The investigation uncovered a...
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How to get into a healthcare agency

Louise Lavelle, Team Lead of Healthcare Communications, Carrot Pharma Recruitment discusses how to get your foot in the door of a healthcare agency and...

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