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Roche ‘walks away’ from ABPI

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J&J and Elan form Alzheimer’s agreement

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HRA Pharma establishes UK presence

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First pediatric PAH therapy approved in EU

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Pfizer triumphs at environmental awards

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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...

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