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FDA Approves First Generics of Gilenya
Published: 5 Dec 2019 | 22:12 UTC

December 05, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved three applications for first generics of Gilenya (fingolimod) capsules for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) in adult patients. “Approving safe...

Biogen divulges more data on Alzheimer’s trials
Published: 5 Dec 2019 | 19:14 UTC

Biotech’s shares fluctuate as it tries to win over sceptics of aducanumab

Annual Reported Measles Incidence Dropped From 2000 to 2018
Published: 5 Dec 2019 | 19:00 UTC

THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2019 -- The annual reported measles incidence decreased from 2000 to 2018, but the number of cases increased from 2016 to 2018, according to research published in the Dec. 6 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

More Than 100 E. Coli Illnesses Now Linked to Romaine Lettuce
Published: 5 Dec 2019 | 19:00 UTC

THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2019 -- Federal health officials are currently investigating a multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli infection linked to romaine lettuce thought to be grown in Salinas, California. Case numbers have risen from 67 reported a week...

Seven Deaths in California From Infections Tied to Black Tar Heroin
Published: 5 Dec 2019 | 19:00 UTC

THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2019 -- Infections linked to injections of black tar heroin have killed seven people in San Diego County in the past two months, health officials said Wednesday. Between Oct. 2 and Nov. 24, nine adults, aged 19 to 57 years, were...

Evidence Uncertain Whether Interventions Prevent Falls in MS
Published: 5 Dec 2019 | 19:00 UTC

THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2019 -- There is uncertainty regarding the effect of exercise and other interventions on the prevention of falls in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a review published online Nov. 28 in the Cochrane Database of...

Daily Cannabis Use Tied to Lower Illicit Opioid Use for Chronic Pain
Published: 5 Dec 2019 | 19:00 UTC

THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2019 -- Individuals with chronic pain who use daily cannabis have lower odds of using illicit opioids, according to a Canadian study published online Nov. 19 in PLOS Medicine. Stephanie Lake, from University of British Columbia in...

Trump administration willing to drop USMCA pharma provisions
Published: 4 Dec 2019 | 7:09 UTC

Bid to win support from Democrats in deal seen as template for future negotiations

How pot stocks lost their highs
Published: 4 Dec 2019 | 4:00 UTC

Momentum has stalled in key markets such as New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

US biotech M&A: gene genies
Published: 29 Nov 2019 | 15:00 UTC

Rewards can be dazzling when Big Pharma takes the bait

Innovative finance schemes increase access to medicine
Published: 29 Nov 2019 | 4:30 UTC

Bulk purchasing guarantees help overcome manufacturers’ reluctance

FT Health: Innovation in Healthcare
Published: 29 Nov 2019 | 4:30 UTC

FT writers examine technical and policy developments that could have a real impact in the drive for universal health coverage, from drone initiatives in Malawi to new finance mechanisms that ‘de-risk’ deals for companies producing medical supplies for poorer countries

How to Write the Best Cover Letter for a Research Scientist Job
Published: 26 Nov 2019 | 0:00 UTC

This article offers a basic roadmap for getting started writing your cover letter for a research scientist job.

MMS Holdings Doubles Growth in South Africa Region Amid Burgeoning Pharmaceutical Industry Locally
Published: 20 Nov 2019 | 0:00 UTC

MMS Holdings announced that its regional operations in South Africa has more than doubled in the past fiscal year, through the addition of new colleagues in Bloemfontein and the successful procurement of key contracts with clinical trial sponsors and research groups.

J&J's Experimental Ebola Vaccine to be Deployed in the Congo to Help Stem Outbreak
Published: 31 Oct 2019 | 0:00 UTC

In the Congo, there have been more than 3,000 cases and 2,000 related deaths to the Ebola virus outbreak.

Ministry of Health of Rwanda, Society for Family Health Rwanda and Abbott Launch Pioneering Model of Primary Health Care Service Delivery in Rwanda
Published: 9 Sep 2019 | 0:00 UTC

The Ministry of Health of Rwanda, the non-profit organization Society for Family Health Rwanda and global healthcare company Abbott (NYSE: ABT) are today announcing the grand opening of a second-generation health post in Gikundamvura Cell, Ruhuha Sector, Bugesera District.

Shares of Ping An Good Doctor Jumped Nearly 50% after the Results, with Banks Maintaining a "Buy" Rating
Published: 23 Aug 2019 | 0:00 UTC

The world largest online healthcare platform, Ping An Good Doctor (01833.HK), has seen its share price rise sharply recently, closing at HK $48.35 on 23 August, up 6.73%.

Nonprofit Wins FDA Approval for Tuberculosis Drug
Published: 15 Aug 2019 | 0:00 UTC

TB Alliance became the first nonprofit organization to win regulatory approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a new drug aimed at treating some of the most drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis.

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