Lupin has entered into a long-term partnership with Merck Serono for the implementation of the company's general medicines portfolio expansion initiative in emerging markets, helping to fulfill local needs for affordable medications.
The Food and Drug Administration is on pace to match or exceed the 39 novel new medicines approved in 2012.
Merck on Thursday announced that the Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to Keytruda (pembrolizumab) for the treatment of patients with advanced melanoma.
The National Institutes of Health has issued a final NIH Genomic Data Sharing policy to promote data sharing as a way to speed the translation of data into knowledge, products and procedures that improve health while protecting the privacy of research participants.
ExceleraRx, a national specialty pharmacy network, last week named James Fox as its president and CEO, effective Sept. 1.
The asthma treatment market value will grow from approximately $15.9 billion in 2013 across eight major countries — the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Japan and Australia — to $23.1 billion by 2023, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.
Pfizer and Protalix BioTherapeutics last week announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved Elelyso (taliglucerase alfa) for injection for pediatric patients.
Canada's Premiers gathered in Charlottetown for the latest Council of the Federation meeting starting on Aug. 26, and health reform is a key topic. The pharmacy community is urging provinces to consider further expanding pharmacists' role as they can make important contributions to improving patient outcomes, reducing costs and ensuring the sustainability of the health care system.
GlaxoSmithKline announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved its supplemental new drug application for Promacta (eltrombopag), a once-daily medication for patients with severe aplastic anaemia who have had an insufficient response to immunosuppressive therapy.
A new report is shining a light on a key role pharmacists can play in helping patients understand the medicine they’re taking.