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August 2019

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Hidden chemistry in flowers shown to kill cancer cells
14 August 2019 Researchers at the University of Birmingham have shown that it’s possible...

Prime Minister announces plans for attracting top scientists to the UK
13 August 2019 In the announcement, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that he will...

July 2019

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Discovery could lead to new treatments for Parkinson's
30 July 2019 A small protein previously associated with cell dysfunction and death plays...

New therapeutic targets identified for lung cancer
29 July 2019 Researchers have just discovered why inactive LKB1 results in cancer development

US senators introduce bipartisan bill to reduce drug prices
26 July 2019 The Senate Finance Committee has just introduced a bill aimed at lowering...

Cancer drug data release set to power next wave of therapeutic discovery
26 July 2019 This week the Genomics of Drug Sensitivity in Cancer project has released...

New bee sting vaccine to prevent allergic reactions
19 July 2019 A powerful bee sting vaccine designed to eliminate the risk of a...

New proposed gene therapy for heart arrhythmia
17 July 2019 Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital have created the first human...

New way to make cancer self-destruct
02 July 2019 For years, researchers have been attempting to target a gene called MYC...

June 2019

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Statin users have an elevated risk of diabetes
25 June 2019 Statins are one of the most widely prescribed medications but there...

Remote-controlled drug delivery implant for chronic disease management
25 June 2019 Chronic diseases, such as hypertension and rheumatoid arthritis...

Global opportunity to reduce antibiotic waste
20 June 2019 As leaders gather for the International Ministerial Conference...

Sanofi and Google collaborate to set up healthcare innovation lab
19 June 2019 Sanofi and Google are set to establish a virtual innovation lab to...

ConcePTION: ‘Building a pan-European ecosystem for generating, monitoring, and providing robust information on medication safety in pregnancy and breastfeeding’
15 June 2019 In April of this year, a landmark public private partnership...

GSK strikes $67 million deal with the University of California, Berkley
14 June 2019 GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) will collaborate with the University Of...

Diabetes drug alleviates anxiety in mice
05 June 2019 The antidiabetic medication metformin reduces anxiety-like behaviours in...

Choosing the right drug to fight cancer
04 June 2019 Canadian researchers have just discovered a molecular mechanism that...

May 2019

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Artificial intelligence provides boost to proteome research
30 May 2019 Using artificial intelligence (AI), researchers at the Technical...

Pregnancy protein mechanism identified as potential drug target
30 May 2019 Researchers at Flinders University, Australia, have discovered the...

Clinical Innovation Partnership set for September, plus get 15% off here
29 May 2019 On 11 and 12 of September, Clinical Innovation Partnerships is the only...

Potential new therapy for oesophageal cancer
21 May 2019 Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) have found...

Twitter launches new initiative to combat vaccine myths on its platform
21 May 2019 Twitter announced this week that it plans to present reliable...

April 2019

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Orphan drugs market to reach $224 billion by 2024
30 April 2019 Breakthrough treatments will contribute to a 12% compound annual growth...

Deadly measles outbreaks on the rise
29 April 2019 Approximately 21 million children worldwide are not having...

Throat lozenges could be contributing to antimicrobial resistance
24 April 2019 Over the counter (OTC) throat lozenges could be contributing to...

Half of patients have suboptimal response to statins
20 April 2019 Over half of patients who are prescribed statins do not see their...

New laws in China to ensure steady drug supply
18 April 2019 China’s National Health Commission (NHC) has stated that it will monitor...

Huge cost of opioid epidemic
15 April 2019 New research from Pennsylvania State University has reported that the...

Underwater forests a treasure trove of new drugs
10 April 2019 In light of the increasing resistant microbes, researchers are taking...

Epilepsy Society calls for review of UK supply chain after increase in access issues
10 April 2019 The Epilepsy Society has recently spoken out about the “steep rise” in...

Call for temporary medicines export ban in light of no-deal Brexit outcome
02 April 2019 The UK pharma industry has called for a temporary medicines export ban...

NHS England’s medicines chief calls for faster market access
02 April 2019 NHS England now plays a key gatekeeper role for the industry’s high...

March 2019

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SHL makes debut at APLAR-ARA 2019
15 March 2019 SHL Group will make its first appearance at the 21st Asia Pacific League...

February 2019

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UCSF discover potential new treatment approach for type 1 diabetes
26 February 2019 Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)...

Greater Manchester backs move to outcome-based payment
25 February 2019 The trend towards paying for medicines based on patient outcomes (OBP)...

Novel immunotherapy for lung cancer
19 February 2019 Researchers at the University of Louisville have been testing a...

FDA funding set to jump after Congress votes to avert shutdown
18 February 2019 Congress has just approved a budget deal to avert another government shutdown

Anton Paar Research Prize has been awarded
18 February 2019 The first Anton Paar Research Award for Instrumental Analysis...

Europe’s medicines tracking system goes live
13 February 2019 A new world-first, digital tracking system covering the medicines...

FDA to crack down on dietary supplements
13 February 2019 The FDA is cracking down on those selling dietary supplement and has...

The childproof pack with ultimate user-friendliness
12 February 2019 Together with the French company ACD, Rondo AG is developing new...

The Falsified Medicines Directive comes into action tomorrow
08 February 2019 The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) is a new EU initiative which comes...

Parallel Trade Conference
08 February 2019 SMi presented its 13th annual Parallel Trade conference, which took place...

Brexit could hinder CAR-T reimbursement in Europe
01 February 2019 The UK NHS, NICE and the government have joined forces to make...

UK Pharma Warns that skills shortage and Brexit will hit R&D
01 February 2019 The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has warned...

January 2019

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Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces new HiPace 700 H turbopumps
31 January 2019 High compression especially for light gases. Ideal for high vacuum and...

TLX Cargo and EMBALL’ISO agree a partnership that allows pharmaceutical companies and airlines to have a single point of contact for the thermal protection of their shipments
31 January 2019 TLX Cargo Thermal Blankets are now available worldwide in...

Genetically modified chicken’s eggs offer potential for cheaper drug production
30 January 2019 Searchers at the University of Edinburgh have genetically modified...

Novartis stockpiles medicines ahead of Brexit
29 January 2019 Novartis has announced the execution of contingency plans to...

Drug pricing remains key issue for Pharma in 2019
25 January 2019 A recent Global Data poll has suggested that more than half (51%) of...

Including prices on TV ads only works when the price is listed alone
24 January 2019 The Trump administration's proposal to require pharmaceutical companies...

FDA decisions likely to slow to a crawl due to government shutdown
21 January 2019 Experts have stated that the ongoing government shutdown may already...

New potential drug target identified for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
21 January 2019 A mutated form of the gene that makes a protein called TDP-43 has...

The impact of the FDA shutdown on the pharma industry
16 January 2019 As the US government shutdown enters a record fourth week, FDA...

New code of practice for pharma freebies
16 January 2019 On 1 January 2019, the new code of practice of the International...

LogiPharma Announces Preliminary Speaker Lineup and Agenda
15 January 2019 The World’s Leading Pharma Supply Chain Event

December 2018

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Pfeiffer Vacuum welcomes this year's Röntgen Award winner, Dr. Lars von der Wense
12 December 2018 Outstanding contributions in the nuclear physics field. The basis for...

October 2018

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Pfeiffer Vacuum opens new facility in Nashua, NH
30 October 2018 New two-story, 27,000 square foot construction to accommodate...

Rondo factory in the Czech Republic on course for growth
25 October 2018 Rondo AG is further expanding its capacity in its Czech factory.

Neopac unveils SteriDrop tube for preservative-free eyedrops
23 October 2018 Switzerland-based Hoffmann Neopac has unveiled SteriDrop tube, a tube...

Evonik launches EUDRAGIT FL 30 D-55, an advanced combination polymer that sets a new benchmark for enteric coatings
04 October 2018 Highly-flexible polymer enabling plasticiser-free formulations....

Pfeiffer Vacuum opens new high-tech production site in Romania
02 October 2018 Production and service of components for vacuum pumps. Modern machinery...

August 2018

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Faubel-Booklet Labels with temperature indicators from ELPRO identify and monitor pharmaceutical products
30 August 2018 Pharmaceutical products without proper labelling impact patient safety,...

SHL to shine at 2018 PDA Universe of Pre-Filled Syringes and Injection Devices
29 August 2018 This October, SHL Group will participate in the Parenteral Drug...

July 2018

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January 2018

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ProcureCon Pharma announces speaker lineup and agenda
10 January 2018 Over 225 procurement processionals are expected at Europe’s only event...

November 2017

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Evonik and Lilly renew long-term supply agreement
03 November 2017 Evonik Industries and Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly) have announced...

RAI Amsterdam to host CTS and PCT Europe
01 November 2017 RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre is the venue for Clinical Trial Supply...

October 2017

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CPhI Worldwide: TE-ring remains firmly attached to the dropper bottle in line with FDA requirements
25 October 2017 It is often only the minor improvements that make a product ideal to use....

Gerresheimer introduces metal-free syringe
23 October 2017 Biotechnologically manufactured active ingredients demonstrate a series...

Duma Pocket – the pharmaceutical packaging that doesn’t look like medicine
20 October 2017 Patients prefer pharmaceutical packaging that does not give away its...

Gx® InnoSafeTM: Optimal for pharmaceutical companies and healthcare professionals
19 October 2017 Gerresheimer presents at CPhI Worldwide in Frankfurt (Germany) an...

February 2017

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LogiPharma 2017
07 February 2017 LogiPharma, the largest global end-to-end supply chain event for...

November 2016

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Insmed announces worldwide license agreement with AstraZeneca for Oral DPP1 inhibitor
17 November 2016 Insmed expects to advance compound into a phase 2 dose-ranging study...

Körber AG plans to acquire Fargo Automation
09 November 2016 International technology group Körber, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany,...

UPS to acquire clinical supply chain leader Marken
08 November 2016 UPS has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Marken,...

May 2016

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Lessons learned – the Argentine leather industry
19 May 2016 With a government change in place, and a dramatic shift in sociological...

April 2016

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Roquette goes EXCiPACT to serve its pharmaceuticals customers
18 April 2016 Roquette, one of the world's leading excipients manufacturers, is...

January 2016

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LogiPharma Europe
19 January 2016 LogiPharma is the largest global end-to-end supply chain event for...

September 2015

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Toxic truth about leachables – the battle against contamination
30 September 2015 Leachable impurities in drugs present a complex challenge for...

Danger drugs - the EU’s Falsified Medicines Directive
30 September 2015 A long-awaited document was released in August 2015, providing clarity on...

July 2015

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UK leads Europe in antimicrobial point-of-care diagnostics research
02 July 2015 The UK takes the lead position when it comes to patent filings...

May 2015

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Alizé Pharma to present clinical results from the AZP-531 programme
27 May 2015 Alizé Pharma SAS, an Alizé Pharma group company specialised in...

April 2015

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Vetter appoints new managing director
08 April 2015 Vetter, the contract development and manufacturing organization...

March 2015

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Antares Vision announces 100th ATS 3.0 Track and Trace System installation
02 March 2015 Antares Vision, a leading supplier of inspection and serialisation...

February 2015

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Herbert C. Buchanan Jr joins Noxilizer board of directors
10 February 2015 Noxilizer to leverage Buchanan's leadership and healthcare expertise to...

Biotec Services International completes rebrand to PCI Group
10 February 2015 Biotec Services International has rebranded as part of the PCI...

NHS increases access to improved breast cancer test
06 February 2015 A test able to predict the likely success of chemotherapy and the risk...

FDA approves drug to treat binge eating disorder
03 February 2015 A new drug that treats moderate-to severe binge eating disorder (BED)...

Autophagy gene linked to aggressive breast cancer
02 February 2015 A study by scientists from the University of Texas (UT) Medical...

January 2015

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Branded drug prices soar 15% in the US
30 January 2015 Consumers in the US saw branded drug prices rise by 14.8% last...

GSK and Novartis three-part transaction progresses
29 January 2015 The European Commission has granted clearance for a three-part...

New research reveals antibiotics could help treat cancer
28 January 2015 A researcher inspired by a conversation with his young child has discovered...

Biotec Services International completes first phase of EU clinical supplies facility expansion
22 January 2015 Biotec Services International has completed validation of their...

Topa Thermal Packaging and Cold Chain Technologies announce exclusive partnership
21 January 2015 Global partners Topa Thermal Packaging and Cold Chain Technologies...

Blood test doubles female heart attack diagnoses
21 January 2015 A potentially groundbreaking heart attack test could save women’s...

November 2014

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Hepatitis C drug Harvoni approved in Europe
19 November 2014 European regulators have given the green light to Gilead Sciences'...

October 2014

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G7 AMD drug market to approach $9 billion by 2023
31 October 2014 Sales of drugs to treat age-related macular degeneration in the...

Octapharma adds track and trace solution to Werum's PAS-X
22 October 2014 Octapharma, an independent manufacturer of human protein products, has...

August 2014

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Common cancers linked to higher BMI
14 August 2014 Being overweight increases your risk of developing some of the most...

WHO: untested Ebola drugs are OK in Africa
13 August 2014 Untested drugs are an acceptable option for fighting Ebola in West...

UNIGEN installs Werum MES in record time of only four months
13 August 2014 Japanese biotech company UNIGEN Inc. has taken Werum's PAS-X...

NHS spends 10% of drugs budget on diabetes
12 August 2014 Nearly 10% of the National Health Service’s drugs expenditure is now...

Daily aspirin could combat cancer
06 August 2014 A daily dose of 75-100 mg of aspirin could cut deaths from the major...

July 2014

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Roche acquires Seragon Pharmaceuticals for $725 million
04 July 2014 Swiss giant Roche is to pay $725 million to acquire breast cancer...

June 2014

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Pharma Technology Focus now available as a tablet app
10 June 2014 Whether you are a senior professional in a global pharmaceutical company or...

Biotec Services CEO appointed to government advisory panel
06 June 2014 The chief executive of Biotec Services International has been appointed...

May 2014

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Nexavar given green light to treat thyroid cancer
30 May 2014 Nexavar, the drug developed by Bayer and Amgen unit Onyx Pharmaceuticals...

April 2014

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Novartis refocuses global portfolio
25 April 2014 Novartis has reached a definitive agreement with GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK)...

March 2014

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GSK diabetes drug Eperzan approved in Europe
27 March 2014 The European Commission has granted marketing authorisation...

Körber AG completes acquisition of Werum IT Solutions AG
24 March 2014 Körber AG has completed the acquisition of Werum IT Solutions AG, based...

Ipsen announces positive results from Dysport study
19 March 2014 Ipsen has announced positive results from its phase IIa clinical...

UDG Healthcare acquires market-leading healthcare communications provider
05 March 2014 UDG Healthcare plc, a leading international provider of healthcare...

February 2014

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Körber AG plans to acquire Werum IT Solutions AG
27 February 2014 International technology group Körber is planning to acquire Werum...

Pfizer announces positive top-line results of landmark CAPiTA evaluating efficacy of Prevenar 13
24 February 2014 Pfizer Inc has announced that the 'Community-Acquired Pneumonia...

Novartis drug Lucentis approved by Japanese regulatory bodies
21 February 2014 Lucentis® (ranibizumab) has been approved by Japanese regulatory bodies for...

GSK announces start of Phase lll study for mepolizumab in patients with EGPA
18 February 2014 GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced the start of a Phase III study...

December 2013

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Phillips-Medisize starts production at expanded site in Kontiolahti, Finland
04 December 2013 Phillips-Medisize Corporation has announced the completion of a...

November 2013

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Multisorb at MEDICA
04 November 2013 Multisorb Technologies, a provider of sorbent and desiccant products for...

August 2013

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February 2013

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Drugs in wastewater changing fish behaviour
22 February 2013 Fish behaviour is changing as a result of pharmaceutical product...

New £169.5m project to facilitate drug discovery
22 February 2013 Pharma, academia and small and medium-sized enterprises have announced...

US overdose deaths continue to rise
22 February 2013 The number of US citizens dying from drug overdoses has risen for the...

Thailand fails to protect pharmaceutical patents
22 February 2013 Thai authorities are failing to protect pharmaceutical patents and...



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