Researchers in Texas say that removing the entire lung instead of part increases the chance of survival for early-stage lung cancer patients. Also, there more research linking psoriasis and high blood pressure.
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a condition in which the lungs become progressively scarred over time. As a result, patients with IPF experience shortness of breath, cough, and have difficulty participating in everyday physical activities.
As Thomas Eric Duncan's health deteriorated, nurses Amber Joy Vinson and Nina Pham were at the Ebola patient's side. They wore protective gear including face shields, hazardous materials suits and protective footwear as they inserted catheters, drew blood and dealt with his body fluids. Still, the two somehow contracted Ebola from the dying man.
The federal government is ramping up its response to the Ebola crisis after a second Dallas nurse became ill and it was disclosed that she had been cleared to fly a day before her diagnosis.
Roche Holding AG posted flat sales for the first nine months of 2014, but said Thursday the results show strong demand for its cancer drugs and emerging new products.
AbbVie's board is telling shareholders to vote against its own $55 billion takeover bid for the Irish drugmaker Shire after the U.S. made reincorporating overseas a less lucrative tax maneuver.
When it comes to the supply chain, business can be risky. A seminal survey of companies in various industries spanning 62 countries found 85% of respondents have experienced a supply chain disruption over the last 12 months, and 50% of companies had more than one disruption.
Some lots of the product, called Mylan-Nitro Sublingual Spray 0.4 mg Per Metered Dose, are potentially missing the dip tube, a part of the pump component. A missing dip tube could pose a problem with delivery of nitroglycerin to the patient.
The need to manage environment, health and safety (EHS) performance across our organizations and throughout our global plants has never been more apparent. While considerations of EHS performance were once limited to one organization’s performance within its four walls, things have changed.
The Supreme Court seems divided as it considers a high-stakes patent dispute between rival pharmaceutical companies over the world's best-selling multiple sclerosis treatment.
The new Exponent film represents a collaboration between Ineos’ Barex and Rollprint’s own ClearFoil and targets pharmaceutical and other chemically-sensitive applications which require exceptional barrier and clarity.
Vetter, a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), today officially announced a series of adjustments to its Development Service related structures designed to support its customer base.
West Pharmaceutical Services said today that Donald E. Morel, Jr., Ph.D., Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, has announced his intention to retire at the company's Annual Meeting in May 2015.
Since 2011 I have postulated that pharma needs a “creative destructionist” for its manufacturing technology innovations to get out from its archaic “quality by analysis” methods to “quality from the get go methods”. Current practices have cost patients billions in excessive costs. Generally most of the “creative destructionists” are from outside the industry, McLaren could be the one for the pharma and the chemical industry.
Hospira has announced the voluntary recall of certain lots of several products in its LifeCare™ line of flexible intravenous solutions due to the potential for leakage.