Novo Nordisk launches Victoza in UK

Novo Nordisk’s Victoza is now available for type 2 diabetes patients in the UK, following EU approval. Victoza is the first once-daily human Glucagon-like...

Novartis joins fight against malaria

Novartis has become the first healthcare company to join United Against Malaria (UAM), a pan-Africa campaign to end malaria-related deaths and suffering by 2015....

Best-selling drugs cheaper in Europe

European prices of 170 best-selling drugs averaged 40% less than US prices in 2008, recent research has revealed. Within Europe, it was found,...

Study confirms Cervarix efficacy

The largest efficacy trial of a cervical cancer vaccine has shown that Cervarix protects against the five most common cancer-causing virus types. The...

Positive CHMP opinion for Javlor

The CHMP has issued a positive opinion recommending EU marketing authorisation for Javlor from Laboratoires Pierre Fabre. The drug has been recommended for...

EU lung cancer approval for Alimta

Alimta (pemetrexed for injection) has become the first agent approved in Europe as maintenance therapy for advanced, nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer. The European...

Scientists recognised for Alzheimer’s research

Four scientists have been recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association for their extraordinary achievements in advancing Alzheimer's research at its 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer's...

Big pharma goes legally blonde

Reese Witherspoon is to produce and star in a new comedy about a woman’s career within the drug industry. Currently under development by Universal...

Security,Opportunity,Success: how Ashfield In2Focus can help you build a career

Pharmaceutical companies are downsizing, but one UK company keeps getting bigger. Ashfield In2Focus shows how its commitment to personal and professional development is providing...

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Review of national cancer screening programmes in England published

Review of national cancer screening programmes in England published

The NHS has the opportunity to upgrade cancer screening to save thousands more lives each year, according to a major report. Leading expert Professor Sir...
Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and Fitbit collaborate on atrial fibrillation diagnosis

Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and Fitbit collaborate on atrial fibrillation diagnosis

The Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and Fitbit announced at the TIME 100 Health Summit in New York that they are working together to help drive...
Contracts awarded to deliver urgent medicines after Brexit

Contracts awarded to deliver urgent medicines after Brexit

The Government has awarded contracts to deliver urgent medicines after Brexit. Three companies have been awarded the contracts for express freight service to deliver...

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Licence secured for first UK medicinal cannabis distribution centre

Licence secured for first UK medicinal cannabis distribution centre

Spectrum Therapeutics has secured licences for the first UK medicinal cannabis distribution centre. Spectrum Therapeutics UK received licences from the UK Medicines and Healthcare products...
pain relief patch released by nurofen

Nurofen launches a 24 hour ibuprofen pain relief patch

Nurofen announces the launch of the UK’s only 24 hour clinically proven pain relief patch containing ibuprofen.  Despite body pain being among the most commonly...
Research identifies cause of IBS pain as 'gut itch'

Research identifies cause of IBS pain as ‘gut itch’

New research has identified the cause of IBS pain as 'gut itch'. 11 percent of the world’s population experience Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), but the...
Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and Fitbit collaborate on atrial fibrillation diagnosis

Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and Fitbit collaborate on atrial fibrillation diagnosis

The Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and Fitbit announced at the TIME 100 Health Summit in New York that they are working together to help drive...
Business man sheltered: ABPI complaints against sales representatives

ABPI complaints against sales representatives: mitigating the risk

Rina Newton, Managing Director of CompliMed, explores ABPI complaints against sales representatives and considers ways in which pharmaceutical companies could mitigate the risk of...

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