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A new speciality pharmaceutical company dedicated to women and their health has been launched through CVC Fund VI’s acquisition of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries international women’s health assets. more

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Global pharmaceutical company, Mylan, has announced that its partner Synthon has received European marketing authorisation approval for its generic, Glatiramer Acetate injection, to treat patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). more

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In a recent public hearing, Scott Gottlieb, the commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that there will be two new policies to streamline the process for reviewing generic drugs. more

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is calling for public comments on bioequivalence testing of generic drugs, in response to a citizen’s petition filed by the executive chairman of Pharmaceutical Scientist, Dr Sarfaraz K. Niazi. more

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has started taking actions on its plan to tackle drug competition within the field of prescription drugs and facilitation of lower-cost alternatives. more

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A recent position paper, published by the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has stated how biosimilars can create opportunities for sustainable cancer care. more

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CPhI, a division of UBM EMEA, and UBM Sinexpo have released the findings of their Pharma Insights China 2015 report more

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The EU has approved Pfizer's $15 billion takeover of US rival Hospira after the pharma giant promised to sell certain drugs in light of competition concerns. more

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GEA and Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Ltd (HPL) have struck a €4 million deal for GEA to deliver a fully contained solution for potent oral solid dosage form production. more

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The British Generic Manufacturers Association (BGMA) will stage the next meeting of its Quality Forum – in conjunction with the MHRA - on Tuesday, February 24th. more

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USA manufacturers bullish in search for acquisitions: nearly 40% are planning one imminently, 25% internationally. more

The event will co-locate with Food Ingredients South America (FiSA), creating South America’s most comprehensive meeting point for the pharmaceutical industry. more

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Usage of generic medicines in England and Wales increased to more than three-quarters of all NHS prescriptions in 2013 according to the latest figures supplied by the HSCIC more

The new accessories make it possible to develop generics for treating respiratory conditions in accordance with new US Pharmacopeia product specific monographs for Fluticasone Propionate Inhalation Powder and Inhalation Aerosol more

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To better understand where the generic market is heading, a panel discussion was held with CEOs of top generic pharmaceutical companies and key financial analysts at this year’s Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) annual meeting. more

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A new application note on the Malvern Instruments website describes the use of morphologically directed Raman microscopy in assessing the bioequivalence of a generic and innovator drug with a dual API. more

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