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Sunday 20th August 2017

Samsung Bioepis teams up with Takeda to develop original biotech drugs

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Bioepis Co Ltd said on Monday it will fund and develop multiple original drugs in partnership with Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, expanding its business scope beyond copies of existing biologic drugs.

Immunotherapy for peanut allergy proves effective four years on

A treatment for deadly peanut allergy undergoing clinical trials at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI) has been found to show long-lasting effects, providing what is claimed to be the strongest evidence yet that a cure may be possible for peanut allergy. The news comes more than four years after Professor Mimi Tang pioneered the probiotic and peanut immunotherapy (PPOIT) treatment, w...

8 habits of great laboratory technicians

Knowledge They know the end from the beginning. Knowledge of the procedure and desired outcomes is important when deciding what equipment and consumables will be needed. They are not afraid to ask questions if unsure of needs and requirements. Safety first They have a great habit of enforcing the OHS in their space to ensure a healthy and risk-free environment. They understand the importance of...

Perth clinical research company using electronic trial data capture

Perth-based research company Linear Clinical Research is using cloud-based technology to record data on its patients and participants involved in a clinical trial. “Perth is at the forefront of health data analysis which will deliver a range of benefits to both patients and providers,” said CEO Dr Michael Winlo. The company is part of the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. “We ar...

IBM and JDRF bring machine learning to type 1 diabetes research

IBM and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund are teaming up to pinpoint the factors that lead to the onset of type 1 diabetes in children.

Marketer of the Year 2017: Driving the success of brands in the modern pharma world

Market access professionals are gearing up to battle it out for the ‘National Market Access Lead of the Year’ in the upcoming PharmaTimes Marketer of the Year competition.

Just 11 days left to enter!

The prestigious PharmaTimes Marketer of the Year competition closes for entries and nominations in just 11 days. Spaces are filling up fast, so  If you are thinking of entering, don't hesitate any longer - take advantage of this great opportunity and submit your entry now!

PharmaTimes Marketer of the Year - only 11 days left to enter!

The prestigious PharmaTimes Marketer of the Year competition closes for entries and nominations in just 11 days. Spaces are filling up fast, so  If you are thinking of entering, don't hesitate any longer - take advantage of this great opportunity and submit your entry now!

'Catching' a U-2 fresh back from America's air wars

By Phil Stewart AL DHAFRA AIR BASE, United Arab Emirates (Reuters) - It may not sound possible to "catch" an American spy plane while driving a Dodge Charger. The plane itself was designed in the 1950s to grip the lightest parts of the atmosphere some 70,000 feet above the Earth, so, in the words of one of the U-2 pilots, "it really doesn't want to stop flying." Enter the Dodge Charger, which a...

Why Is Osteoarthritis Increasing?

(MedPage Today) -- New study finds osteoarthritis is more than wear and tear

You probably think your dog is cool and yet, can it even shop for groceries?

There's not much to this post, and yet it is perhaps the most important thing I have ever written. Here is what I know: there is a dog, somewhere (perhaps the Bay Area, California), and that dog is pushing a shopping cart around in a grocery store. The dog appears to be a German Shepherd, and the grocery store appears to be well-stocked. SEE ALSO: Extremely excited pup just can't wait to...

Drugmaker Hikma's U.S. unit raises medicine prices: Financial Times

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc's U.S. subsidiary has raised the price of a common diarrhea drug by more than 400 percent and is charging more for five other medicines as well, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.

Look back at pharma news to Aug 18

Eliciting considerable comment last week was news of UK pharma major GlaxoSmithKline pulling out of its…

New Hampshire to get $1 million in EpiPen settlement

New Hampshire will be getting $1 million from EpiPen maker Mylan as part of a national settlement.

Sexual dysfunction among diabetics and its impact on the SQoL of their partners

Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) vs GreenLight photoselective vaporization of benign prostatic hyperplasia: analysis of BPH6 outcomes after 1 year of follow-up

JP Morgan kauft ehemalige E.On-Zentrale: Für den alten Firmensitz des Energiekonzerns E.On in Düsseldorf ...

Für den alten Firmensitz des Energiekonzerns E.On in Düsseldorf ist ein Käufer gefunden. Die US-Bank JP Morgan kauft das besondere Ensemble direkt am Rheinufer.Ein Käufer für die ehemalige Zentrale...

Deadly rocket fire hits near Damascus trade fair

Six people were reported dead on Sunday when a rocket hit near an international trade fair in Syria's capital Damascus being held for the first time in five years. The Damascus International Fair was once the leading event on Syria's economic calendar but had not been held since shortly after the outbreak of the country's war in March 2011.

Solar Eclipse Could Make for Busy ERs

(MedPage Today) -- Not eye injuries, though -- mostly people in car accidents from heavy traffic

Elderly Swiss couple found murdered in Kenya's Mombasa city

By Joseph Akwiri MOMBASA (Reuters) - The bodies of an elderly Swiss couple were found dumped by a country road in Kenya's coastal city of Mombasa with severe injuries on Sunday, police said, and the caretaker of a property where they had been due to stay was being sought for questioning. Regional police chief Larry Kiyeng identified them by name and said they had flown into Kenya on Saturday and...

The eclipse: From ancient paganism to American history, it's been a thing

Nothing reminds us that we are on a celestial island surrounded by the abyss like watching our planet's energy source turn into a gaping black hole.  But don't take my word for it. From occult and pagan lore to American history and yes, Hollywood, solar eclipses have been harbingers of doom, transformation, and revolution since time immemorial.  And can't you just ... feel it? SEE...

Anti-Isil offensives: Soldiers fighting terror show solidarity with Barcelona victims as Tal Afar assault begins

Jubilant Lebanese forces staged a show of solidarity for the victims of the Barcelona terror attack on Sunday, waving the flags of both Spain and Lebanon over captured Isil positions on the Syrian border.  The UK and US-backed forces killed 20 militants of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isil), capturing a third of their territory from areas on the border with Syria, according to a Le...

Apple: Die 17-Prozent-Chance!

Liebe Leser, Apple hat zuletzt für Furore gesorgt. Binnen zweier Wochen ist die Aktie um insgesamt 4 % nach oben geschossen. Innerhalb der vergangenen vier Wochen beträgt das Plus sogar mehr als 5 ...

Behind olive trees, Spain terror cell's bomb factory

"I should have listened to him," said Groby, who saw all the windows of her home in Spain shatter when a massive explosion detonated in the house next door on Wednesday. It turned out that house hidden behind olive trees was likely the bomb factory of suspected jihadists who used vehicles to mow down pedestrians in Barcelona on Thursday and the nearby seaside resort of Cambrils hours later.

Balz: Judgment on Trump has been 'extremely harsh' from fellow Republicans

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