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Researchers based at the Cleveland Clinic in the US have designed a potential new class of drugs that may reduce cardiovascular risk by targeting a specific microbial pathway in the gut. more

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Scientists from the University of Birmingham are collaborating with partners at the Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health (GIBH), China, for the development of new drugs that could help tackle global epidemics. more

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Women are not represented well enough in clinical trials for many new heart drugs that are used in the support of new drug application (NDA) approvals, according to the authors of a recently published study in the JACC more

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has posted a warning letter to companies marketing and distributing Legal Lean Syrup (a drink) and Coco Loko (a ‘snortable’ chocolate powder), which have been found to be unapproved and misbranded drugs. more

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In the second part of the CPhI Worldwide Annual Report it has been revealed that the trend towards the increased use of modern manufacturing processes and quality systems is occurring very slowly and the current drugs pipeline is discouraging. more

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It will come as no surprise that the new chief of the FDA faces a raft of issues as he takes on his new role. more

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Catalent Pharma Solutions has revealed its agenda for the upcoming CPhI North America Conference and Exhibition more

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The US FDA has approved Xadago (safinamide) tablets as an add-on treatment for patients with Parkinson’s currently being administered levodopa/carbidopa and experiencing ‘off’ periods. more

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The latest report by business intelligence provider GBI research shows that new opportunities for biosimilar manufacturers are being presented through patent expiries of key biologics. more

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The US Senate has passed the 21st Century Cure Act which could have significant implications for the regulation of both medicine and medical devices more

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Executive coach Alan Denton of The Results Centre looks at how executives in the pharmaceutical sector can tackle the impact of Brexit. more

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Researchers have found that a drug already approved for treatment for tuberculosis could also be a tool to combat another major disease of the developing world. more

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Mark Egerton, CEO, Quotient Clinical, discusses reformulation drug development services for a changing market more

Opinion

Recent scandal involving Maria Sharapova’s failed drugs doping test has highlighted the fine line between medication (meds) prescribed for illness and performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) more

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Mexican authorities have granted marketing authorisation to Sanofi Pasteur’s Dengvaxia, making it the first vaccine to be licensed for the prevention of dengue more

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Data tool will identify side effects of medicines more

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Ablynx and Novo Nordisk will collaborate to discover and develop multi-specific nanobody drug candidates with an option to expand the agreement to include a second nanobody programme more

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Study reveals drugs that can extend the lives of patients with skin cancer more

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The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) and Pierre Fabre Médicament (PFM) have teamed up to study the use of biosensor chips in the clinical development of drugs more

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The first 3D printed drug has been approved by the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of epilepsy more

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