Watching more TV increases heart disease risk
By Staff blogger - 12 January 12:22

Researchers at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute in Victoria found that watching more TV could

NHS Commissioners to use 'online portal platform'
By Staff blogger - 12 January 12:20

Commissioning Support for London (CSL) will be using an online portal project provided by Hitachi Co

UK's artificial artery could save heart patients
By Staff blogger - 11 January 12:44

British doctors are likely to begin human trials of the spaghetti-like artificial artery in heart by

States win $22.5m settlement with Abbot and Fournier
By Staff blogger - 11 January 12:41

Twenty three states have been awarded a $22.5m settlement by pharmaceutical companies Abbot and Four

Japan to be the most lucrative generics market in the world
By Staff blogger - 11 January 12:40

Japan will become the most lucrative generics market in the world, reports the Indian market researc

'Medical food' provides hope for mild Alzheimer's patients
By Staff blogger - 11 January 12:38

Souvenaid - a multi-nutrient drink improves memory in patients with mild Alzheimer's, new trials on

The US FDA panel backs AstraZenenca's cholesterol pill
By Staff blogger - 11 January 12:37

Federal health advisors said that the benefits from the use of British-Swedish pharmaceutical compan

Sanofi-Aventis to recall 800,000 doses of H1N1 vaccine
By Staff blogger - 11 January 12:36

France-based vaccine manufacturer Sanofi-Aventis will recall 800,000 doses of H1N1 vaccine meant for

European Medicines Agency gives positive opinion for Amgen's osteoporosis drug
By Staff blogger - 11 January 12:36

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has

Soaring demand for Swine Flu vaccines to boost GlaxoSmithKline's revenue
By Staff blogger - 11 January 12:35

Soaring demand for GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK) swine flu vaccines Pandemrix and Relenza has led to a boo

The US Food and Drug Administration approves Roche's drug
By Staff blogger - 11 January 12:32

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a drug to treat rheumatoid arthritis by Germa

Israel's Teva seeks to double its revenue
By Staff blogger - 11 January 12:31

Israeli generic drug maker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries seeks to double its revenue to $31bn and i

UK ministers likely to offload unwanted swine flu vaccines
By Staff blogger - 11 January 12:30

Following official predictions that there will be no third wave of pandemic this winter, UK minister

Novartis to take over Alcon in $28.1bn deal
By Staff blogger - 11 January 12:06

Swiss drug maker Novartis is set to take control of the eye-care company Alcon in a $28.1bn deal

Proximagen to acquire Minster Pharma
By Staff blogger - 11 January 11:55

UK-based Proximagen Neuroscience will acquire drug development firm Minster Pharma in a deal worth a

European regulators approve Pfizer’s intravenous Revatio
By Staff blogger - 11 January 11:54

European drug regulators have approved US-based pharmaceutical company Pfizer's intravenous version

Belgian ingredients company accuses EU of biased rules
By Staff blogger - 11 January 11:52

Beneo has alleged that the new European Union health rules are biased

Managed Health Care Associates acquires pharmacy reimbursement business
By Staff blogger - 11 January 11:20

US-based Managed Health care Associates (MHA) is to acquire Net-Rx

CyDex receives US patent for manufacturing Captisol
By Staff blogger - 11 January 11:19

US-based CyDex Pharmaceuticals has received a patent from the US Patent and trademark Office (USPTO)

Israeli researchers discover new way to treat childhood leukemia
By Staff blogger - 11 January 11:18

Scientists have discovered a method for developing a more effective and less perilous treatment for

Blocking inflammation receptor kills breast cancer stem cells says new study
By Staff blogger - 11 January 11:16

Scientists at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Centre have uncovered an important lin

OncoMed and Fluidigm come together to study tumour cells
By Staff blogger - 11 January 11:14

US-based companies OncoMed Pharmaceuticals and Fluidigm Corporation will collaborate for strategic r

Exercise may help tackle side-effects of prostate surgery
By Staff blogger - 11 January 10:46

Regular exercise and a healthy weight may help protect men from urinary incontinence, one of the mos

Swedish program can be effective in treating obesity, says British Medical Journal
By Staff blogger - 11 January 10:43

An innovative device can help obese people regulate their diet

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