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Researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) have launched a global scientific effort to find the next diabetes drug by creating a comprehensive model of a cell that is central to the disease. more

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released figures highlighting a startling 400% increase in cases of measles reported in 2017 compared with the previous year’s figures. more

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released its first set of surveillance data on antibiotic resistance, revealing high levels of resistance to several serious bacterial infections globally. more

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Drug resistance in HIV is rising to more than 10% in people with HIV who are preparing to start (or re-start) first-line antiretroviral therapy, according to a recently published meta-analysis. more

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Global provider of cardiac safety, central imaging and endpoint adjudication services for clinical trials, Cardiabase — a Banook Group company, is supporting the World Health Organization (WHO) in the fight against malaria. more

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The Independent has reported that a stark warning of a potential ‘post-antibiotic apocalypse’ has been issued by England’s chief medical officer (CMO), Dame Sally Davies, who has called on world leaders to take action on antibiotic resistance. more

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R&D efficiency has been in decline for many years, but now with bodies, like the FDA, aiming to accelerate approval times and a critical need for new therapies to combat antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria will we see the tide turn? more

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A study, published in the journal Infection, has linked the pollution of bulk drug manufacturing facilities in Hyderabad, India, with the presence of multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria. more

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The World Health Organisation Regional Office for Africa (WHO/AFRO) has announced that Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will take part in the malaria vaccine pilot implementation programme starting in 2018. more

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) is seeking a new manufacturer of the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) for levonorgestrel, the birth control drug, after the FDA placed the Chinese manufacturer on import alert. more

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Following increased concern for the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has released a list of 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health. more

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Trials led by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in New Guinea had an experimental vaccine given to people who had been in contact with patients who had recently contracted the virus. more

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250 global cancer and health leaders have gathered at the World Cancer Leaders’ Summit (WCLS) to call for a World Health Assembly (WHA) cancer resolution in 2017. more

International provider of vaccine delivery, Gavi, has welcomed a new vaccine supply agreement that will help millions of children be protected from five diseases. more

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In the last five years the pharma sector has finally become socially connected - we’ve hand-picked 10 of the most important social media accounts and groups to connect with, no matter whether you’re just starting out, or you’re a regular tweeter more

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