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Latest news articles in the life-science, healthcare, medical device, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals sectors.
Co-hosted by Bionow and Science City York and in partnership with DEFRA, 'Overcoming Barriers' was the theme for BioSynergy 2015. The conference programme and approved speakers presentations are now available to download.Bringing together busines...
Ryan ChavisAs part of the celebration, Bounty unveiled a video that illustrates how the product has been a must-have in the American home over the years. read more
Antoinette AlexanderRandy Edeker, chairman, CEO and president of Hy-Vee, delivered his first remarks as the newly elected chairman of NACDS during Tuesday morning’s NACDS Annual Meeting Business Program. read more
Dan BerthiaumeFamily Dollar Stores has announced the passing of Mark Bernstein, a member of the company's board of directors, on April 27. read more
AstraZeneca has inked a development and commercialisation deal with Celgene for its haematology programmed cell death ligand 1 (PD-L1) candidate, MEDI4736.
Dan BerthiaumeNet earnings at Supervalu Inc. fell 14% to $36 million in fourth-quarter fiscal 2014 from $42 million in the identical period a year earlier. read more
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I have been following with interest recent correspondence and media activity on pharmacists working in GP practices.
The first HIV self-testing kit that is legally approved in the UK to give immediate results to users became available to buy online on 27 April 2015.
Quick action is required with burns to minimise tissue damage and prevent infection.
New drugs have helped Bristol-Myers Squibb see a slight increase in sales for the first quarter of 2015. Total revenues were $4 billion, up 6% from the same period last year, and several key new products saw strong growth. read more
Gina AcostaHy-Vee is joining the legion of grocery chains with online ordering, delivery and store pickup. read more
A massive global response is under way to assist people affected by Nepal’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit on 25 April 2015 killing and injuring thousands of people.
Ryan ChavisA recent survey found that 52% acute coronary syndrome patients currently taking an oral anti platelet therapy missed taking or changed the way they take their prescribed OAP therapy, even after being informed by their doctors of its importance. read more
Ryan ChavisA new white paper from Euromonitor International presents key findings on what it takes to reach the senior consumer, covering such topics as marketing beauty products and luxury goods to e-health and home assistance. read more
The new government will need to deliver the NHS Five Year Forward View and pharmacy will have a big part in this.
Ryan ChavisHaircare line MopTop on Tuesday introduced its line of products at major retailers, including Target, Whole Foods and H-E-B. read more
Oncology specialists Celgene have made a $485 million outlay to buy Quanticel Pharmaceuticals, to increase its effort and investment in new cancer drug discovery. Celgene will acquire the San Francisco-based biotech firm through a definitive share purchase agreement, through which Celgene will have full access to Quanticel’s platform for cancer cell genomic analysis and its programs to develop C...
Ryan ChavisHealthcare technology company HealthSpot on Tuesday named three seasoned hires to its senior leadership team, including former National Community Pharmacist Association CEO Bruce Roberts. read more
‘Epoch making’ revisions to Japanese drug laws have provided a pathway for development of safer, more innovative drugs according to MHLW director, Haruo Akagawa.
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Drug companies that want to support aid efforts in Nepal should donate cash rather than medicines according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Hospira has recalled one lot of the anaesthetic Bupivacaine after a customer discovered orange and black particles floating and embedded in a glass vial.
Application guide for Tecan plate washers offers an easy route to optimized results Tecan’s recently published Application guide for Tecan plate washers puts information at your fingertips, allowing users of its popular HydroSpeed™ and HydroFlex™ instruments to optimize their assays more easily and simply. Whether you are performing ELISAs, vacuum filtration, magnetic bead-...
New HALO Glycan HILIC Columns The new HALO Glycan HPLC stationary phase is a high performance material specifically targeted for separations of highly polar oligosaccharides, and particularly protein-linked glycans and glycopeptides, by hydrophilic interactive liquid chromatography (HILIC). The phase has a highly polar ligand containing 5 hydroxyl groups, which is attached to a 2.7micron Fused-Cor...