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05:07 EST 19th November 2018 | BioPortfolio

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Monday 19th November 2018

FDA approves Novartis drug Promacta for first-line SAA

Promacta, which is marketed as Revolade in most countries outside the US, is an oral thrombopoietin receptor agonist (TPO-RA) that is already approved for SAA for patients who The post FDA approves Novartis drug Promacta for first-line SAA appeared first on Pharmaceutical Business review.

Restoring Sight: Clinical Progress Towards Australia’s Bionic Eye

Melbourne, Australia, November 19, 2018 / B3C newswire / -- Bionic Vision Technologies Pty Ltd (BVT) today announced medical researchers had successfully restored a sense of vision in four blind people with its bionic eye as part of a clinical trial in Melbourne. Researchers said they were “very pleased” with the progress of all four patients who have had a “sense of sight” restored. All ...

Tristel eyes further growth in France following Ecomed Group acquisition

Tristel said it expects the acquired business to contribute incremental earnings in its current financial year of at least £250,000 after costs

PCI launches Pharmacist Registration and Tracking System to capture pharmacist data pan India

In a bid to streamline registered pharmacists' micro level data collection at pan─India level, the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) has launched a national digital platform for registration and tracking of pharmacists titled Pharmacist Registration and Tracking System (PRTS).

AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi fails to improve OS in Mystic lung cancer trial

The company has reported the final OS results for the phase III Mystic trial, which is a study of Imfinzi monotherapy and the combination of Imfinzi and anti-CTLA4 The post AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi fails to improve OS in Mystic lung cancer trial appeared first on Pharmaceutical Business review.

Haydale licenses its anti-counterfeiting ink to Thai printing company

"This is another successful project from our Thailand facility, HTT, that is taking a significant step towards commercialisation entering this licence agreement with one or the leading security printers in Thailand," said David Banks, the executive chairman at Haydale

Redx Pharma appoints CFO as it publishes annual results

Dr James Mead joins the life sciences company on February 1

Boehringer partners with Epizyme to develop new cancer therapies

Boehringer Ingelheim has formed a global alliance with US-based biopharmaceutical firm Epizyme for the research, development and commercialisation of new...Read More... The post Boehringer partners with Epizyme to develop new cancer therapies appeared first on Pharmaceutical Technology.

Zur Rose Group announces the terms of the planned capital increase by way of a rights offering

EQS Group-News: Zur Rose Group AG / Key word(s): Capital Increase 19.11.2018 / 07:00 Under the following link, you will find a press release of the Zur Rose Group.   https://zurrosegroup.com/websites/zurrosegroup/English/2015/acquisition-medpex.html     End of Corporate News ...

How the gut ‘talks’ to brown fat

The long known gut hormone secretin has a newly discovered, additional function: It activates thermogenesis in brown fat, which triggers saturation. Scientists of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in collaboration with an international team have succeeded in this important step. Only a few w...

Why macrophages rest in healthy tissue

ETH scientists have shown that the immune system’s macrophages are regulated not only biochemically, but mechanically as well. This could explain why the cells are less active in healthy body tissue. Macrophages are a type of white blood cell. The term comes from the Greek for “big eater”, which des...

Wie Phoenix Solar, Mologen, Nvidia ...

Das hat die BSNgine heute ausgewiesen.PS4: Phoenix Solar am 18.11. -33,33%, Volumen 0% normaler Tage , MGNK: Mologen am 18.11. -28,52%, Volumen 647% normaler Tage , NVDA: Nvidia am 18.11. -18,76%, ...

Sunday 18th November 2018

China says to take tough steps to fight African swine fever

China will take tough steps to wipe out African swine fever and will crack down on any behavior that delays or covers up cases of the disease from being reported, a senior official at the agricultural ministry said.

Elections Reshape Congress But Not Supplement Industry Regulatory Outlook

Democrats potentially could target tightening regulatory oversight of some industries after regaining a majority in House, but Trump administration's high...   

Tests Showed Children Were Exposed to Lead. The Official Response: Challenge the Tests

For at least two decades, the New York City Housing Authority routinely disputed tests that revealed lead in its apartments. Private landlords almost never do this.

Researchers report key factors to advance research in family medicine

Research is an important component of academic medicine, but many family medicine departments have struggled with barriers ranging from departmental culture to the lack of resources needed to advance the field.

Residual inflammation risk affects outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention

(European Society of Cardiology) Patients who have persistently high levels of inflammation following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for coronary artery disease are significantly more likely to die from any cause or to have a heart attack within a year, according to a study of 7,026 patients published in the European Heart Journal.

Growing number of state laws limit local government control over food and nutrition

(New York University) In recent years, more than a dozen states have passed laws limiting local governments' ability to create food and nutrition policies and more than two dozen states previously enacted laws preventing obesity-related lawsuits against food businesses, finds a new analysis led by NYU College of Global Public Health. These laws are examples of preemption, a legal mechanism in whic...

Does an 'echo chamber' of information impede flu vaccination for children?

(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) Nearly a third of parents say they are not planning to get their child the vaccine this year, according to the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health at the University of Michigan.

Spanking in developing countries does more harm than good

(University of Michigan) Spanking may be increasingly harmful for children on a more global scale than previously known, a new University of Michigan study indicates.

Immunocore to co-develop IMC-C103C, a T cell redirecting bi-specific biologic, with Genentech

PRESS RELEASE Immunocore to co-develop IMC-C103C, a T cell redirecting bi-specific biologic, with Genentech First-in-human clinical trial of IMC-C103C scheduled to commence in 2019 in multiple solid tumour indications (Oxford, UK and Conshohocken, US, 19 November 2018) Immunocore Limited, a leading T Cell Receptor (TCR) biotechnology company focused on delivering first-in-class biological th...

Negligible risk of transmitting HIV during sex when viral load is suppressed

(Canadian Medical Association Journal) There is a negligible risk of transmitting HIV during sex when a person living with HIV is on antiretroviral therapy and maintains a viral load under a specific threshold, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Sexual orientation identified as a risk factor in opioid misuse

(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) Men and women who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual are more likely to misuse opioids when compared with those who identify as heterosexual, a new study shows.

Preserving shoulder function, quality of life, in breast cancer patients

(University of Michigan) After a prophylactic double mastectomy in 2015, Tina Harrison discovered that she did, indeed, have breast cancer -- it just hadn't been detected.

Dartmouth-Stanford study on economic impact of border wall finds high costs and few benefits to US

(Dartmouth College) A new Dartmouth-Stanford study examining the economic impact of a border wall expansion between the US and Mexico between 2007 to 2010 finds that the expansion minimally reduced unauthorized Mexican migration and was largely harmful to US workers. Despite construction costs of the wall of $2.3 billion, the study found that the border wall expansion harmed college educated US wo...


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