Pharmaceuticals and Medical Research (TRBC)

Gilead wins reversal of $2.54 billion hepatitis C drug patent verdict

Gilead wins reversal of $2.54 billion hepatitis C drug patent verdict

Published 17/02/2018

The logo of Gilead Sciences Inc is pictured during a news conference in New Delhi September 15, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee/File Photo(Reuters) - A federal judge [more…]

AstraZeneca’s immunotherapy drug wins key lung cancer approval

AstraZeneca’s immunotherapy drug wins key lung cancer approval

Published 17/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A sign is seen at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield, central England May 19, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca’s immunotherapy drug [more…]

Novartis readies to auction U.S. generic pills business: sources

Novartis readies to auction U.S. generic pills business: sources

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG is seen at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo(Reuters) - Switzerland’s [more…]

Shares of Apricus tank after FDA declines to OK erectile…

Shares of Apricus tank after FDA declines to OK erectile…

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: - A view shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland August 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed/File Photo(Reuters) - [more…]

Apricus says FDA declines to approve erectile dysfunction cream

Apricus says FDA declines to approve erectile dysfunction cream

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: - A view shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland August 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed/File Photo(Reuters) - [more…]

Pot Pharm: Booming Canada weed sector plots next-wave medicines

Pot Pharm: Booming Canada weed sector plots next-wave medicines

Published 16/02/2018

A worker collects cuttings from a marijuana plant at the Canopy Growth Corporation facility in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada, January 4, 2018. REUTERS/Chris WattieTORONTO (Reuters) [more…]

U.S. officials warn ‘intense’ flu season to continue, urge shots

U.S. officials warn ‘intense’ flu season to continue, urge shots

Published 16/02/2018

Adults who get a flu shot are 36 percent less likely to get the disease, while for children the figure was an unexpectedly high 59 percent, U.S. health officials said on Thursday, predicting that the current "intense" season could continue for weeks. [more…]

U.S. FDA looks to pave way for earlier-stage Alzheimer’s drugs

U.S. FDA looks to pave way for earlier-stage Alzheimer’s drugs

Published 15/02/2018

FILE PHOTO - A view shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland August 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed/File Photo(Reuters) - [more…]

Roche to buy Flatiron Health for $1.9 billion to expand cancer care…

Roche to buy Flatiron Health for $1.9 billion to expand cancer care…

Published 15/02/2018

The logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland February 1, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann(Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG [more…]

Scientists grow human eggs to full maturity in a lab

Scientists grow human eggs to full maturity in a lab

Published 09/02/2018

An undated picture shows a magnification of a lab-grown fully matured human egg ready for fertilization. Doctor David Albertini/University of Edinburgh/Handout via REUTERSLONDON, (Reuters) - [more…]