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Sanofi secures EC approval for two enzyme replacement treatments for rare diseases
29 June, 2022
The European regulator approved Nexviadyme to treat the full spectrum...
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Novartis gets expanded EC approval for Cosentyx to include paediatric arthritic conditions
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 by The expanded approval is based on data from the JUNIPERA trial, which showed that Cosentyx reduced the risk of flare and disease activity compared to placebo in paediatric patients...

Astellas, Sutro partner to develop novel iADCs for cancer treatment
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 by The partnership leverages the cancer-fighting potential of iADCs as a novel modality, enabled by Sutro’s ability to engineer complex conjugated antibodies and Astellas’ expertise...

Saudi Arabia to invest over $3bn in vaccines and vital medicines industry
Monday, June 27, 2022 by The investment will be implemented in two stages where the first stage will focus on developing vaccines, plasma, and insulin technologies, while the second stage on the immunological...

US FDA expands Merck’s Vaxneuvance indication to include infants and children
Thursday, June 23, 2022 by The FDA approval was based on data from seven randomised, double-blind clinical studies that evaluated Vaxneuvance in infants, children and adolescents

Plans for the MEDICA 2022 and COMPAMED 2022 are picking up speed – registrations are still possible for all segments of the fair
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 by Medical technology industry needs strong platforms while current challenges continue

Massachusetts authorities confirm first case of monkeypox in US
Thursday, May 19, 2022 by The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed the first monkeypox infection, after conducting a confirmatory test

Biogen partners with MedRhythms to develop digital therapeutic for multiple sclerosis
Friday, May 06, 2022 by MR-004 is an investigational prescription digital therapeutic that leverages a combination of sensors, software, and music based on Rhythmic Auditory Stimulation (RAS)

Charles River, Valo introduce Integrated AI drug discovery solution Logica
Thursday, April 28, 2022 by The turnkey drug discovery solution leverages Valo’s AI-powered Opal Computational Platform and Charles River’s preclinical expertise

WHO recommends use of Prizer’s oral antiviral for high-risk Covid-19 patients
Friday, April 22, 2022 by The agency is recommending Pfizer’s Paxlovid for Covid-19 patients who are at high risk of developing severe diseases, such as unvaccinated, older, or immunosuppressed patients

Roche, Bristol Myers partner to boost digital pathology solutions
Monday, March 28, 2022 by The partnership is expected to facilitate precise diagnosis, improved clinical decision-making and enable more personalised treatment strategies

Pear Therapeutics partners with SoftBank to bring digital insomnia therapeutic to Japan
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 by Pear Therapeutics will develop its digital insomnia therapeutic in the Japanese language, while SoftBank will evaluate the potential of the Japanese market for its applications

Loblaw to acquire healthcare service provider Lifemark for $845m
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 by Shoppers Drug Mart will add Lifemark to its team working in pharmacies, medical clinics, and healthcare businesses, to expand its healthcare services

US FDA orders Philips Respironics to inform about ventilator recall
Friday, March 11, 2022 by The recalled devices include certain ventilators and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP) machines

Canon Medical to buy Danish medical X-ray systems company NRT
Tuesday, March 01, 2022 by Through the acquisition, Canon Medical aims to enhance its technology, development, and manufacturing of advanced digital imaging solutions in Europe

Lilly announces Institute for Genetic Medicine; invests $700m in Boston Seaport site
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 by The advanced facility will harbour research efforts in Boston and New York to advance the development of RNA and DNA-based medicines

Automation at Wisplinghoff Laboratories
Wednesday, December 08, 2021 by Automation is transforming the way we do things, and that rings true for many of the everyday tasks that take place in laboratories. Wisplinghoff Laboratories in Cologne is well known...

Beckman Coulter’s new urinalysis solution improves laboratory workflow, reduces manual microscopy review to less than 3% and cuts sample processing time by up to 78%
Monday, December 06, 2021 by The automated, high-throughput DxU Iris solution features load-and-go walkaway capability and Edit-Free Release (EFR) technology to minimise interruptions and operator intervention.

A new spin on things
Monday, April 13, 2020 by Researchers at Montana Technological University have developed a portable electrospinning device that can safely deposit bandages and drugs directly on to biological surfaces, using...

Defend against infection
Monday, April 13, 2020 by Healthcare-associated infections can be significantly reduced by systematically implementing evidence-based infection prevention and control strategies, according to a recent...

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