Republicans and Democrats on a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee questioned Wednesday whether requiring a label on any packaged food including genetically modified organisms — or foods grown from seeds engineered in labs — would be misleading to consumers since there is no evidence that such foods are unsafe.
Merck will advance a new cancer drug into bigger patient tests, after promising findings in an early study against a very aggressive, common type of breast cancer.
At issue was a requirement that would have told drugmakers they couldn't restrict distribution of drugs that could be used in executions. Opponents of the requirement expected the European Union would quickly ban the export of the anesthetic propofol to the U.S. if Ohio's bill became law.
Doctors, nurses and others fighting Ebola have been named Time's 2014 Person of the Year, the magazine announced Wednesday. The runners-up included Ferguson, Missouri, protesters; Russian President Vladimir Putin; Kurdish Regional Government President Massoud Barzani; and Jack Ma, the China-based founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba.
Hydra-D air dryers use pressure swing adsorption to increase dryer efficiency and simplify operation. Hydra-D removes particles down to one micron and water vapor down to -40 degrees pressure dew point, meeting ISO-8573-1:2010 Class 2 particle and water removal specifications.
The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) announced today the results of its 2014 Board of Directors election. PDA members voted for four volunteer directors over a period of three months this past fall.
Pharmaceutical companies will suffer an estimated $65B drop in sales by 2019 due to the patent expiries of several leading drugs, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s report states that the drug makers hit hardest will include Otsuka, Eli Lilly, and AstraZeneca, with a significant proportion of losses coming in the Central Nervous System treatment sector.
Avid Bioservices, the contract manufacturing subsidiary of Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, has initiated an expansion of its biomanufacturing capacity. The new production facility will more than double Avid Bioservices' current manufacturing capacity in a state-of-the-art facility design.
Rapid Micro Biosystems, a provider of automated, non-destructive, rapid microbial detection, today announced the general availability of two-way integration to laboratory information management systems (LIMS) through its industry leading Growth Direct™ System.
A new report finds almost 60 percent of Americans who take opioid painkillers combine them with other prescriptions medications resulting in potentially deadly combinations.
Researchers in Britain say that there is a link between high doses of insulin and increased risk of diseases like cancer, heart attack or stroke. Also, new guidance on the hours surgical residents should work.
With 288 deals and $95.2b raised, 2014 will end with record activity in the US IPO markets, according to the EY Global IPO Trends: 2014 Q4 report released today. While 2013 saw a revival of IPOs in the US, 2014 was even more exceptional. As of December, the number of listings was at its highest point since 2000 and is a 27% increase over 2013.
Companies providing Ohio with lethal injection drugs would have their names shielded for at least 20 years, under a bill scheduled for a possible vote that lawmakers say is needed to restart executions in the state.
Ed Price, President of PCI Synthesis, issues his annual list of trends that he feels will continue to affect the emerging biotech and generic drug industries in 2015.
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