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Those with prior COVID-19 infection have boosted immune response

Those with prior COVID-19 infection have boosted immune response

A new study has shown that people who have previously contracted COVID-19 have significantly higher T cell and antibody responses following a single dose...
vaccine cold storage

Ultra-low temperature storage and the vaccine cold chain

Mikael Hoier, CEO of cold storage manufacturer Lowenco, speaks with HE about innovation in low-temperature vaccine storage. Danish manufacturer Lowenco is an international leader in...
Fourth COVID-19 vaccine authorised for use in Europe

Fourth COVID-19 vaccine authorised for use in Europe

The European Commission has granted conditional marketing authorisation (CMA) for the COVID‑19 vaccine developed by Janssen Pharmaceutica NV., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies...
Reducing antibiotic prescribing with rapid POC respiratory infection test

Reducing antibiotic prescribing with rapid POC respiratory infection test

A new study has suggested that a rapid point-of-care diagnostic test for respiratory infections could help to reduce prescribing of antibiotics. There are currently very...
Drug shows promise for Alzheimer’s by preventing amyloid plaque build-up

Drug shows promise for Alzheimer’s by preventing amyloid plaque build-up

A novel drug has been demonstrated to prevent the build up of amyloid plaques in the brain – a major contributor to the development...
UK could see introduction of over-the-counter contraceptive pill

UK could see introduction of over-the-counter contraceptive pill

The UK could soon see two contraceptive pills made available over-the-counter without prescription. A move to make two brands of contraceptive pill available for purchase...
UK support will help with COVID-19 vaccinations in Pakistan

UK support will help with COVID-19 vaccinations in Pakistan

The UK’s support of the COVAX facility will help Pakistan with its COVID-19 vaccination programme. The UK has contributed £548m to the global vaccine COVAX...
Government must be clear on vaccine information for BAME community

Government must be clear on vaccine information for BAME community

The government must be clear on information about vaccine creation to help vaccine uptake in the BAME community. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic...
The case for mass producing psychedelic pharmaceuticals

The case for mass producing psychedelic pharmaceuticals

In this article, financial journalist Marc Davis discusses the mass production of psychedelic pharmaceuticals and the steep educational curve facing medical science. Medical science is...
Agreement for synthesis of pharmaceutical grade psychedelic compounds

Agreement for synthesis of pharmaceutical grade psychedelic compounds

A new agreement has been struck  to enable the synthesis of pharmaceutical grade psychedelic compounds in a bid to ensure there is not a...
Single-dose Janssen COVID-19 vaccine shows 66% effectiveness

Single-dose Janssen COVID-19 vaccine shows 66% effectiveness

New data from the Phase III studies of Janssen’s single-dose COVID-19 vaccine candidate has shown 66% effectiveness in preventing coronavirus in participants. The UK has...
Novavax COVID-19 vaccine shows efficacy against Kent variant

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine shows efficacy against Kent variant

Novavax has released data from its phase III COVID-19 vaccine candidate study that demonstrates it as effective against the Kent variant of the virus. Conducted...
Malta life sciences

Malta’s ongoing commitment to the life sciences sector

Malta continues to target investment towards developing its life sciences sector and attracting international business interests
Global Ebola vaccine stockpile now established

Global Ebola vaccine stockpile now established

A global stockpile of Ebola vaccines has now been established by four of the leading health and humanitarian organisations. Led by the International Coordinating Group...
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine receives approval in UK

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine receives approval in UK

The British Government has now authorised the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for use. The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine has become the third in Britain to gain authorisation...
Lifesaving COVID-19 treatments for NHS patients

Lifesaving COVID-19 treatments for NHS patients

Patients in intensive care units across the UK will be receiving potentially lifesaving treatments for COVID-19. The government-funded REMAP-CAP clinical trial has shown that the...
Second COVID-19 vaccine authorised by the European Commission

Second COVID-19 vaccine authorised by the European Commission

The European Commission has granted conditional marketing authorisation (CMA) for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine – the second one to be authorised in the EU. The...
Natural compounds could disrupt future virus pandemics

Natural compounds could disrupt future virus pandemics

A team of researchers have explored the genomic and life history traits of three classes of viruses that have contributed to historical global pandemics...
WHO lists Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

WHO lists Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

As more countries across the globe begin rolling out their mass COVID-19 vaccination programmes, the World Health Organization (WHO) has now listed the Pfizer/BioNTech...
New pathway for approval of medicines in the UK

New pathway for approval of medicines in the UK

A new pathway for the approval of medicines in the UK has opened, aiming to bring closer collaboration between authorities and bodies and helping...

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