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Platome Biotechnology – advancing cellular therapies

Platome Biotechnology – advancing cellular therapies

Icelandic company Platome Biotechnology is reinventing cell culture to help speed up the development of approved cellular therapies. Regenerative medicine will play a key role...
Scandal NHS patients given contaminated blood

Scandal: NHS patients given contaminated blood

Public inquiry has begun regarding how thousands of NHS patients were given blood products infected with hepatitis and HIV during the 1970s and 1980s,...
Tilray exports 2:100 CBD oil to the United Kingdom

Tilray exports 2:100 CBD oil to the United Kingdom

Tilray® Inc., a global leader in cannabis research, production and distribution, announced today that Tilray 2:100, a product produced at Tilray’s federally licensed, Good Manufacturing...
UCLA discovers 8,000 surprisingly effective combinations of antibiotics

UCLA discovers 8,000 surprisingly effective combinations of antibiotics

Biologists at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have uncovered thousands of four- and five-drug combinations of antibiotics that are surprisingly effective. The discovery...
Safeguarding the availability of medicines in the EU

Safeguarding the availability of medicines in the EU

In its newly published work programme for 2019/20, an EU-wide task force has set out a series of necessary actions to ensure the availability...
Infection and inflammation, is there medication for the future?

Infection and inflammation, is there medication for the future?

A new study has mapped how the body’s own peptides act to reduce infection and inflammation by deactivating the toxic substances formed in the...
EMA responds to liver injury concerns over uterine fibroids medicine

EMA responds to liver injury concerns over uterine fibroids medicine

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has responded to concerns that Esmya (ulipristal acetate), a uterine fibroids medicine, presents a risk of serious liver injury. Having...
Will a no-deal Brexit impact insulin supply getting into the UK?

Will a no-deal Brexit impact insulin supply getting into the UK?

Diabetes UK has responded to recent concerns from the chair of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Authority (MHRA), Sir Michael Rawlins, that a...
The Safer Pharma campaign to eliminate pharmaceuticals in the environment

The Safer Pharma campaign to eliminate pharmaceuticals in the environment

Adela Maghear outlines the dangers of pharmaceuticals in the environment and the measures needed to reduce their threat to human and environmental health. Pharmaceutical pollution...
Thula – Nordic Source Solutions

Thula – Nordic Source Solutions

Thula-Nordic Source Solutions explains how it is taking charge of medicine management through innovative technologies. Thula-Nordic Source Solutions is a dynamic software product development and consulting...
The developing role of hospital pharmacists

The developing role of hospital pharmacists

Joan Peppard, the immediate past president of the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists, discusses the evolution of the hospital pharmacy specialist. The prescribing of medication...
Strong rise in number of children given antidepressant prescriptions

Strong rise in number of children given antidepressant prescriptions

The number of children in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland being give antidepressant prescriptions has seen a substantial increase over the last three years,...
The Precision Medicine and Biomarkers Leaders Summit 2018

The Precision Medicine and Biomarkers Leaders Summit 2018

Leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies worldwide are gathering for the Precision Medicine and Biomarkers Leaders Summit 2018. We provide an overview of the event. In...
The past, present and future of Wageningen Bioveterinary Research

The past, present and future of Wageningen Bioveterinary Research

Dr Riks Maas and Professor Jeroen Kortekaas discuss the pioneering work of Wageningen Bioveterinary Research in the fields of viral vaccine development and animal...
World Vaccine Congress Europe

World Vaccine Congress Europe 2018

The World Vaccine Congress Europe is the place to be for the latest news and developments in vaccine research – from antimicrobial resistance to...
The pharmaceutical industry responds to the Brexit White Paper

The pharmaceutical industry responds to the Brexit White Paper

Mike Thompson, chief executive of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (APBI) and BioIndustry Association’s (BIA) chief executive Steve Bates have issued a...
EMA: Ramp up efforts to ensure EU medicine supply post-Brexit

EMA: Ramp up efforts to ensure EU medicine supply post-Brexit

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has warned that some companies need to take further action to safeguard the EU medicine supply once the UK...
Medicines for Europe: better access, better health

Medicines for Europe: better access, better health

Medicines for Europe president Marc-Alexander Mahl outlines the challenges facing the generic, biosimilar and value-added medicines industry and its role in achieving sustainable healthcare. Medicines...
Antibiotic treatment should stop to avoid resistance “tipping point”

Antibiotic treatment should stop to avoid resistance “tipping point”

New research from the University of Exeter, UK, shows that if antibiotic treatment continues to be used, patients will pass the “tipping point” of...
Health outcomes and the community pharmacist

Health outcomes and the community pharmacist

Ilaria Passarani, secretary general of PGEU, reflects on the invaluable role of the community pharmacist in improving patient health outcomes in Europe. Every day, some...

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