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‘Vaccine’ to lower cholesterol enters human trials

After positive results for a ‘vaccine’ to combat fatty deposits in the arteries in mice, the researchers have taken the trial forward into Phase 1 trials in humans. Should the tests prove successful and fail to show any cause for concerns over safety, the research could pave the way for injections to combat ‘bad’ cholesterol […]

Bron: Pharmafile Meer lezen »

Medicijntekorten door softwarestoring bij leverancier

Zo’n 200 apotheken kampen met een tekort aan medicijnen als gevolg van een softwarestoring bij medicijnleverancier Alliance. Klanten moeten langer wachten op hun medicijnen of worden naar een andere apotheek verwezen.

Bron: Skipr Meer lezen »

Cambridge start-up secures £40 million to trial innovative cancer drugs

Bicycle Therapeutics, a biotech start-up based in Cambridge, UK, has just raised £40 million from a range of investors including Cambridge Innovation Capital (CIC) in order to push its cancer drug candidates through to the clinical trial stage.

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New test may turn AZ’s Lynparza into precision drug for prostate cancer

Scientists have developed a new three-in-one blood test that has the potential to turn AstraZeneca’s drug Lynparza into a precision medicine for prostate cancer.

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Boehringer Ingelheim presents phase III results demonstrating clinical equivalence of biosimilar to Humira

Boehringer Ingelheim has announced results from the pivotal Phase III VOLTAIRE®-RA(1) study, confirming that its adalimumab biosimilar candidate BI 695501 and HUMIRA®* have similar efficacy, safety and immunogenicity in patients with moderately-to-severely active rheumatoid arthritis. The 24 week results will be presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2017) in Madrid.

Bron: World Pharma News Meer lezen »

Weakness discovered in malaria parasite could lead to new treatment

A protein has been newly discovered that could lead to an alternative form of vaccination against the spread of malaria parasites. The protein, named PfAP2-I, allows the malaria parasite to invade red blood cells, where it is then able to multiply and spread.

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Antibiotics Tied to Side Effects in Nearly 20% of Hospitalized Patients, Says Study

Researchers from The Johns Hopkins Hospital found that nearly 1 in 5 hospitalized adults developed an antibiotic-associated adverse drug event after receiving antibiotic therapy. Findings from their study are published in JAMA Internal Medicine. The team evaluated electronic medical records of 1,488 adult patients admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital between September 2013–June 2014 who received at least 24 […]

Bron: Monthly Prescribing Reference (MPR): Drug News Meer lezen »

Will AstraZeneca’s SGLT2-favoring data win the class a shot at front-line diabetes use?

Back in March, a real-world analysis showed SGLT2 diabetes meds from AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson and the Eli Lilly-Boehringer team could dramatically cut heart failure hospitalizations and deaths. Now, new analyses confirm those findings—and may make a case for using the meds earlier in treatment, AZ’s execs suggest.

Bron: FiercePharma Meer lezen »

Animaties tonen verspreiding nieuwe medicijnen

Animaties zijn een goede manier om inzicht te krijgen in de verspreiding van nieuwe geneesmiddelen. Dit kan beleidsmakers helpen gerichte actie te ondernemen. Onder leiding van het Instituut voor Verantwoord Medicijngebruik (IVM) zijn in het pilotproject MOVIE animaties gemaakt voor nieuwe antistollingsmiddelen en nieuwe geneesmiddelen tegen diabetes.

Bron: Medicalfacts Meer lezen »

FDA to review effectiveness of abuse deterrent opioid drugs

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb continues his fightback against the US opioid crisis after requesting an unprecedented recall of Endo Pharmaceuticals’ painkiller Opana ER by calling for a review of all ‘abuse deterrent’ opioid drugs to confirm their efficacy at preventing addiction and abuse.

Bron: Pharmafile Meer lezen »

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