Devicemakers won’t have to stage new clinical trials of their devices to gain approval in China if they can demonstrate that they’re basically equivalent to devices already on the market, Chinese regulators say.
Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB), a leading international supplier for the biopharmaceutical...
The treatment market value for fibromyalgia across the seven major markets will reach $1.9...
BASF recently announced plans to sell several prominent pharmaceutical ingredients to Siegfried Holding AG for $306 million.
This year, many Afghan poppy farmers are expecting a windfall as they get ready to harvest opium from a new variety of poppy seeds said to boost yield of the resin that produces heroin.
The global treatment market value for prostate cancer will expand more than threefold by 2023.
Epigenomics AG today announced that the Company will receive an EU grant under the industrial leadership Horizon 2020 research and innovation program.
Mylan N.V. today announced that it has increased its offer to acquire the issued and to be issued shares of Perrigo.
Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB), an international supplier for the biopharmaceutical industries, today acquired the Scottish company BioOutsource Ltd.
Innate Pharma SA has entered into a collaboration with Sanofi to apply site-specific conjugation technology to the development of new Antibody Drug Conjugate
Too-thin models, too much drinking, sexy cigarette packs: France's parliament is cracking down on all of these in a sweeping bill designed to improve public health and trim public health costs.
A 2011 law overhauling the German pharmaceutical industry will be the biggest impediment to growth in the sector over the next several years, according to a new report.
Many so-called cancer hotels dot the neighborhoods around Chinese hospitals, giving patients an affordable, cozy place to wait for appointments and undergo outpatient treatment.
Merck is introducing Clinical Diabetes management for more than 5000 medical students in 18 medical colleges of Maharashtra University as part of Merck Capacity Advancement Program (CAP) in Asia.
U.S. health regulators have questions about tobacco maker Swedish Match's bid to become the first to market a smokeless tobacco product as less harmful than cigarettes.
Microbix Biosystems has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Kim & Friends, Inc. The agreement provides Microbix with improved access to the key South Korean market for its virology products.
Simulations Plus announced that several regulatory agencies around the world have added licenses of software for pharmaceutical discovery and development within the past three months.
Pfizer has stopped selling its Prevnar 7 pneumonia vaccine in China after its import license expired, but the U.S. drugmaker still intends to launch the world's most widely used vaccine, Prevnar 13, in that market.
British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday apologized to thousands of patients who were infected from contaminated blood during the 1970s and 1980s.
Takeda will use ImmunoGen's technology to develop cancer treatments. ImmunoGen will get $20 million upfront and is eligible for milestone payments potentially totaling up to $210 million, plus royalties on sales.
A German court has ruled that a prominent anti-vaccination advocate must pay a doctor 100,000 euros ($105,720) in prize money he had promised to anyone who could prove measles is a virus.
Johnson Matthey, a provider of pharmaceutical services, active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and catalyst technologies, has announced completion and commissioning of new high containment facilities for potent product manufacture at its Edinburgh, UK site (Macfarlan Smith).
Pernix Ireland Limited has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Zohydro ER franchise from Zogenix, Inc. The acquisition includes three extended release hydrocodone products, including an abuse-deterrent pipeline and all related intellectual property.
Pfizer has announced that the European Commission approved an expanded indication for the use of Prevenar 13 for the prevention of pneumonia caused by the 13 pneumococcal serotypes in the vaccine in adults aged 18 years and older.
Britain's GlaxoSmithKline PLC and Switzerland's Novartis AG have completed a three-part deal that will offer the British company's shareholders a 4 billion pound ($6.17 billion) windfall.
A recent report from research firm GlobalData predicted Japan will see a "tepid" recovery in its pharmaceutical market over the next several years. The London-based firm estimates Japan’s pharmaceutical market will climb from $72.8 billion in 2013 to $79.8 billion by 2020, a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 1.3 percent.
A German court sentenced a male nurse to life in prison on for killing patients with overdoses of heart medication that he confessed to administering because he enjoyed trying to revive them.
Catalent Pharma Solutions has announced several expanded capabilities within its European Clinical Supply Services network. The expansions have been implemented in response to increased customer demand for specialty clinical packaging, where the proportion of highly-potent or temperature-sensitive investigational medical products continues to increase.
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