Pharmaceuticals and Medical Research (TRBC)

Bug business: Cockroaches corralled by the millions in China to…

Bug business: Cockroaches corralled by the millions in China to…

Published 10/12/2018

JINAN, China (Reuters) - In the near pitch-dark, you can hear them before you see them - millions of cockroaches scuttling and fluttering across stacks [more…]

Scientists to test tailor-made vaccine tech to fight epidemics

Scientists to test tailor-made vaccine tech to fight epidemics

Published 10/12/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A global coalition set up to fight disease epidemics is investing up to $8.4 million to develop a synthetic vaccine system that [more…]

Breast cancer survivors may have lingering mental health effects

Breast cancer survivors may have lingering mental health effects

Published 07/12/2018

(Reuters Health) - - Breast cancer survivors may be more likely to experience anxiety, depression, sleep troubles and other mental health issues than women who [more…]

GSK slides after buying cancer firm Tesaro for hefty $5.1 billion

GSK slides after buying cancer firm Tesaro for hefty $5.1 billion

Published 03/12/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline has agreed to buy U.S. cancer specialist Tesaro for $5.1 billion, a costly investment to rebuild the pharmaceuticals business by new [more…]

RedHill Biopharma’s antibiotic succeeds in late-stage study

RedHill Biopharma’s antibiotic succeeds in late-stage study

Published 03/12/2018

(Reuters) - Israel-based RedHill Biopharma Ltd said on Monday its combination antibiotic met the main goal of a late-stage study testing the drug in patients [more…]

Norway biotech Ultimovacs plans IPO to develop cancer drug

Norway biotech Ultimovacs plans IPO to develop cancer drug

Published 03/12/2018

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s Ultimovacs plans to raise around 700 million Norwegian crowns ($82 million) in an initial public offering in early 2019 to help [more…]

Nitroglycerin patches may help ease tendon pain

Nitroglycerin patches may help ease tendon pain

Published 14/11/2018

(Reuters Health) - Patches containing nitroglycerin may help patients with common injuries to tendons, a research review suggests. The study team focused on overuse tendon [more…]

Jury clears J&J of liability in California talc cancer case

Jury clears J&J of liability in California talc cancer case

Published 14/11/2018

(Reuters) - A California jury on Wednesday cleared Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) of liability in a case involving a woman who alleged that the company’s [more…]

Pfizer loses drug patent fight in UK top court, may face claims

Pfizer loses drug patent fight in UK top court, may face claims

Published 14/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Pfizer lost the final round in a lengthy patent battle in Britain on Wednesday after the country’s highest court ruled against it [more…]

French pharma group Ipsen closes in on its next drug deals

French pharma group Ipsen closes in on its next drug deals

Published 14/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - French drugmaker Ipsen plans to bring in multiple new medicines through a series of transactions and sees the recent price drop of [more…]