Pharmaceuticals and Medical Research (TRBC)

Merck, Pfizer combo treatment meets main goals of kidney cancer trial

Merck, Pfizer combo treatment meets main goals of kidney cancer trial

Published 18/10/2018

(Reuters) - Merck & Co said on Thursday a combination treatment of its cancer drug Keytruda and Pfizer Inc’s Inlyta met the main goals of [more…]

Congo’s Ebola outbreak to worsen without stepped-up response: WHO…

Congo’s Ebola outbreak to worsen without stepped-up response: WHO…

Published 17/10/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to worsen significantly unless the response to it is stepped up, an [more…]

Daily time with controlled blood sugar tied to risk of diabetic eye…

Daily time with controlled blood sugar tied to risk of diabetic eye…

Published 17/10/2018

(Reuters Health) - For people with diabetes, the chance of developing eye damage that can lead to blindness may depend on how many hours per [more…]

Express Scripts covers Amgen, Lilly migraine drugs, excludes Teva

Express Scripts covers Amgen, Lilly migraine drugs, excludes Teva

Published 17/10/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Express Scripts Holding Co, one of the largest U.S. prescription benefits managers, will cover new migraine drugs from Eli Lilly and [more…]

Exclusive: Science journal to withdraw chronic fatigue review amid…

Exclusive: Science journal to withdraw chronic fatigue review amid…

Published 17/10/2018

LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - A respected science journal is to withdraw a much-cited review of evidence on an illness known as chronic fatigue syndrome [more…]

Five new Ebola cases confirmed in eastern Congo: health ministry

Five new Ebola cases confirmed in eastern Congo: health ministry

Published 06/10/2018

KINSHASA (Reuters) - The Congolese health ministry on Saturday reported a further five confirmed cases of Ebola in the east of the Democratic Republic of [more…]

Akcea Therapeutics genetic disease treatment gets FDA approval

Akcea Therapeutics genetic disease treatment gets FDA approval

Published 05/10/2018

(Reuters) - Akcea Therapeutics Inc said on Friday its treatment, developed along with Ionis Pharmaceuticals , which targets a rare genetic disease was approved by [more…]

Blood sugar control tied to long-term brain health with type 1…

Blood sugar control tied to long-term brain health with type 1…

Published 05/10/2018

(Reuters Health) - People with type 1 diabetes who are able to maintain good blood sugar control may reduce their long-term risk of developing dementia, [more…]

EMA committee recommends restrictions on fluoroquinolone, quinolone…

EMA committee recommends restrictions on fluoroquinolone, quinolone…

Published 05/10/2018

(Reuters) - The European Medicines Agency’s risk assessment committee has recommended restrictions on the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics fluoroquinolone and quinolone following a review of [more…]

Trio wins chemistry Nobel for work on antibody drugs, smart enzymes

Trio wins chemistry Nobel for work on antibody drugs, smart enzymes

Published 04/10/2018

STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - Two Americans and a Briton won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday for harnessing the power of evolution to generate [more…]