GPs need swine flu guidance

A poll of GPs by has revealed that, so far, only 9% of GPs in the UK have been given regular, clear and concise...

Tamiflu discount for poorer countries

Roche is to provide its antiviral Tamiflu at a lower price to developing countries as part of a new initiative. Under the Tamiflu Reserves...

Viruses resistant to Tamiflu identified

Several cases of the H1N1 ‘swine flu’ virus have emerged that are resistant to antiviral drug Tamiflu (oseltaminvir). WHO has been informed by...

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...

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Austerity impacts health inequalities in England

Ten years after his landmark review of health inequalities in England, Professor Sir Michael Marmot, has published Health Equity in England: The Marmot Review...
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Sanofi to create world’s second largest API company

Sanofi is to create the world's second largest API company. It plans to create a new European company dedicated to the production and marketing...
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Clover and GSK collaborate on coronavirus vaccine candidate

Clover Biopharmaceuticals, a China based global clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing novel and transformative biologic therapies, announced that it has entered into a...

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Clover and GSK collaborate on coronavirus vaccine candidate

Clover Biopharmaceuticals, a China based global clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing novel and transformative biologic therapies, announced that it has entered into a...
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UK Life Science Opportunity Zones announced

The Office for Life Sciences has announced six new locations that have been awarded the prestigious status of Life Science Opportunity Zone (LSOZ), helping...
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Medicines access policies in 2020

Top 5 Takeaways The UK wishes to ‘align as closely as possible’ to EU Regulation on medicines. There are several policies that will create...
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Pharma marketing authorisations, approvals and appraisals

Pf rounds up this week's pharma marketing authorisations, approvals and appraisals, featuring news from the UK, EU, Japan and the USA. UK Kyowa Kirin International announced...
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First coronavirus clinical data published in The Lancet

The Lancet has published the first coronavirus clinical data from initial cases of the infection in China. The 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) appears to cause...

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