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A weight loss drug, lorcaserin — currently available in the US, has been found to offer sustained weight loss in patients without a higher rate of cardiovascular events when compared with placebo in a recently published study. Read more

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In this online exclusive, FutureLink Munich speaker, Dr Andrew Rut, CEO and founder of MyMeds&Me, discusses how serialised medicine will revolutionise patient safety and engagement as well as adverse event reporting in the coming years. Read more

Opinion

In this article, Michael Avraam, global product manager at ChargePoint Technology discusses the potential issues with containment performance testing some techniques and developments that may help to ensure efficiency Read more

Opinion

Biogen and AbbVie have announced the voluntary global withdrawal of Zinbryta (daclizumab) — a treatment for relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) — in the best interests of patient safety. Read more

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A co-founder of the company ApconiX, based in Alderley Park, has revealed his view that attitude towards safety in pre-clinical cancer drug development needs to change. Read more

Opinion

Containment solutions for OSD are primarily concerned with the safety of those involved in producing life-saving medication — the operators. Marcus Behrens, vice president Sales Pharma Solid, Bosch Packaging Technology, goes into more detail… Read more

Opinion

The Healthcare Distribution Association (HDA UK) has raised concerns about the security of the supply of medicines in the UK following Brexit in response to the Health Select Committee’s inquiry. Read more

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The field of prefillable syringes is constantly changing, driven by the innovations in active ingredients and patient safety at affordable costs. Here Bernd Zeiss, manager technical support medical systems, business development at Gerresheimer reveal Read more

Opinion

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an award to clinical research infrastructure provider, Elligo Health Research to evaluate a harmonised data model that will help in the safety assessment of new oncology therapies. Read more

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Quality and safety are in focus as industry advancements force a change, writes chief pharma expert at Bosch Packaging Technology, Johannes Rauschnable, PhD. Read more

Opinion