Pharmaceuticals and Medical Research (TRBC)

FDA approves Teva’s generic of Mylan’s EpiPen

FDA approves Teva’s generic of Mylan’s EpiPen

Published 18/08/2018

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd’s generic version of Mylan NV’s life-saving allergy injection, EpiPen, at [more…]

China sacks six senior officials at food and drug regulator over…

China sacks six senior officials at food and drug regulator over…

Published 18/08/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China said on Saturday it has sacked six senior officials at its food and drug regulator after a safety scandal at vaccine [more…]

Many people take drugs that interfere with their blood pressure pills

Many people take drugs that interfere with their blood pressure pills

Published 17/08/2018

(Reuters Health) - People who take pills to lower their blood pressure often take other drugs that reduce the pills’ effectiveness, a recent study suggests. [more…]

Japan’s Eisai sets price tag of about $17,000 on liver cancer drug…

Japan’s Eisai sets price tag of about $17,000 on liver cancer drug…

Published 17/08/2018

(This version of the August 16th story corrects to change drug price in headline, first bullet, paragraphs 1 and 3 after company corrects it to [more…]

Ebola vaccinations in eastern Congo due to begin on Wednesday

Ebola vaccinations in eastern Congo due to begin on Wednesday

Published 05/08/2018

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Vaccinations against a new outbreak of Ebola virus in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are due to begin [more…]

Eastern Congo Ebola outbreak believed to have killed 33: health…

Eastern Congo Ebola outbreak believed to have killed 33: health…

Published 04/08/2018

DAKAR (Reuters) - An outbreak of the Ebola virus declared this week in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is believed to have killed 33 people, [more…]

China to add more cancer drugs to reimbursement list, talks end in…

China to add more cancer drugs to reimbursement list, talks end in…

Published 04/08/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China plans to add a range of cancer drugs to medicines eligible for reimbursement from the government, the official Xinhua news agency [more…]

Eisai/Biogen to advance Alzheimer’s drug, provide fresh hope

Eisai/Biogen to advance Alzheimer’s drug, provide fresh hope

Published 03/08/2018

(In this July 24th story, corrects paragraphs 3 and 16 to clarify that Eisai executive said the trial generated positive, rather than effective, results at [more…]

Congo Ebola outbreak poses high regional risk, says WHO

Congo Ebola outbreak poses high regional risk, says WHO

Published 03/08/2018

GENEVA/GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - An Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely spread over tens of kilometres and poses [more…]

Sienna Biopharma sinks after acne drug fails two trials

Sienna Biopharma sinks after acne drug fails two trials

Published 30/07/2018

(Reuters) - Sienna Biopharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday two pivotal trials testing its lead experimental treatment for acne did not meet their main goals, sending [more…]