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Strong Drugs Pipeline Makes Us Bullish On Biogen

Strong Drugs Pipeline Makes Us Bullish On Biogen | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it
The Nasdaq Biotechnology Index rallied over 120\% from the beginning of 2012 up to the end of 2013, and then proceeded to a slump in early 2014.
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Does the New Government Bode Well for India’s Healthcare Sector?

Does the New Government Bode Well for India’s Healthcare Sector? | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it
Check out my blogpost on #healthcare & #pharma expectation from @NarendraModi & @DrHarshVardhan #ModiCabinet http://t.co/N8VCocEsDZ
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How AstraZeneca escaped Pfizer's clutches this time

How AstraZeneca escaped Pfizer's clutches this time | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - On a sunny day in San Francisco last January, AstraZeneca Chief Executive Pascal Soriot was on his way to the Westin St.
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Amgen and Onyx Data at ASCO 2014 highlight oncology pipeline and portfolio - European Pharmaceutical Review

Amgen and Onyx Data at ASCO 2014 highlight oncology pipeline and portfolio - European Pharmaceutical Review | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it
New data reinforces commitment to personalized medicine and highlights advances in immunotherapy platform...
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Georgia to team with pharmaceutical company on medical marijuana project - Atlanta Business Chronicle (blog)

Georgia to team with pharmaceutical company on medical marijuana project - Atlanta Business Chronicle (blog) | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it
Georgia to team with pharmaceutical company on medical marijuana project Atlanta Business Chronicle (blog) The state of Georgia, Salisbury, England-based GW Pharmaceuticals and Georgia Regents University – the state's medical college – have entered...
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Vaccine Research and Development: Doing Better than Nature

Dr. Anthony Fauci talks about how current and future vaccines can help us to develop immunity to diseases in a way that surpasses the abilities of our own im...

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FDA approves pill camera to screen colon

FDA approves pill camera to screen colon | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — A kinder, gentler approach to one of the most dreaded exams in medicine is on the way: U.S. regulators have cleared a bite-size camera to help screen patients who have trouble with colonoscopies.
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Pharma Continues To Seek External R&D Funding, This Time from The Government

Pharma Continues To Seek External R&D Funding, This Time from The Government | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it
#Pharma seeks to supplement their internal R&D investments with outside funding from the US government http://t.co/HOQQbXiWFx
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Merck's Insomnia Drug Moves a Step Closer to U.S. Approval

Merck's Insomnia Drug Moves a Step Closer to U.S. Approval | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it

Merck's insomnia drug moves a step closer to U.S. approval  http://t.co/fJomEwJti0 via @YahooNews

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Spread of hepatitis C pinpointed

Spread of hepatitis C pinpointed | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it
Scientists say they have, for the first time, worked out the pattern of spread of hepatitis C, showing that early diagnosis is key to halting epidemics.

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Cuba Investing In Biotechnology To Battle Cancer

Cuba Investing In Biotechnology To Battle Cancer | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it

The Cuban government has made a substantial investment in biotechnology in a drive to battle cancer, the country's second leading cause of death, after cardiovascular disease.

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Lower Prices for Drugs in Poor Countries Does Not Equate "Supply Security"

Lower Prices for Drugs in Poor Countries Does Not Equate "Supply Security" | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it
MSF concerned that immunisation schemes in poor countries are unsustainable, and often unsuitable for hot climates. Sarah Boseley investigates (RT @dropthedebt: Too much aid money still going into the pockets of big pharma.
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Part-time Course to Plug Pharma Skills Gap

Part-time Course to Plug Pharma Skills Gap | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it
Melbourn Scientific is working with the University of Hertfordshire to create a part-time MSc degree in pharma sciences in a bid to plug a worrying skills gap.
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FDA Approves Qiagen CDx for Vectibix Colorectal Cancer Drug - GenomeWeb

FDA Approves Qiagen CDx for Vectibix Colorectal Cancer Drug - GenomeWeb | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it
Medscape FDA Approves Qiagen CDx for Vectibix Colorectal Cancer Drug GenomeWeb The approval of the Therascreen KRAS test for Vectibix comes after the FDA cleared the same platform in 2012 to gauge best responders to Bristol-Myers Squibb/Eli Lilly's...
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Selling to Pharma? You need to be on social media too - London Online Marketing Agency

Selling to Pharma? You need to be on social media too - London Online Marketing Agency | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it
Every day on Twitter, in webinars and in conferences, the Pharmaceutical industry discusses the challenges and opportunities for the sector in social media.
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Doctors Surveyed On First 120 Days With New Obamacare Patients

Doctors Surveyed On First 120 Days With New Obamacare Patients | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it
Last week the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) published the results of their recent survey of clinical practices in treating new Obamacare patients.
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FDA offers final guidance on transferring clinical trial oversight

FDA offers final guidance on transferring clinical trial oversight | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it
The US FDA has issued final guidance on the transferring of clinical studies between IRBs (institutional review boards) in order to help ensure that serious disruptions in clinical trials are rare.
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3 Reasons to be Bullish on Teva Pharmaceutical - Wall St. Cheat Sheet

3 Reasons to be Bullish on Teva Pharmaceutical - Wall St. Cheat Sheet | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it
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Philadelphia pediatrician named to FDA vaccine panel

Philadelphia pediatrician named to FDA vaccine panel | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it
Philadelphia pediatrician named to FDA vaccine panel
Philadelphia Business Journal (blog)
The committee meets four times a year to review applications and make recommendations to the FDA regarding the licensing of new product candidates.
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FDA threatens to pull the plug on products with added caffeine

FDA threatens to pull the plug on products with added caffeine | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it
FDA threatens to pull the plug on products with added caffeine Food Business News (registration) Many food products promoting the func-tional benefit of a boost of energy have three things in common: Catchy names like Perky Jerky, Wired Waffles,...
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Roche A1c Test Approved To Diagnose Diabetes

Roche A1c Test Approved To Diagnose Diabetes | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it
New approval of the A1c test will help patients and doctors catch diabetes more easily for speedy treatment. (Roche A1c Test Approved To Diagnose Diabetes - Medical Daily: Roche A1c Test Approved To Di...
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Pharma Sector Changes as Generic Market Grows

Pharma Sector Changes as Generic Market Grows | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it

Generics no longer only play a major role in developing and emerging countries. In industrialized countries, healthcare costs continue to spiral. Generics are a way of reducing those costs - they can be up to 90 percent cheaper than a brand name drug. In recent years, many pharmaceutical companies have lost the exclusive rights to produce some of their most popular drugs, which generated billions in revenue. Now that the drugs can be made more cheaply as generics, healthcare systems and patients are saving money.

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New Drug Approvals Hit 16-Year High In 2012

New Drug Approvals Hit 16-Year High In 2012 | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it

The pharmaceutical industry might still be dusting itself off after its recent fall from the patent cliff—a difficult period of losing exclusive markets for...

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Sun Pharma Gains on Taro Earnings, FDA Nod to Sell Generic Doxil

Sun Pharma Gains on Taro Earnings, FDA Nod to Sell Generic Doxil | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries were in action in early trade on Tuesday after its Israel-based subsidiary reported better-than-expected results for...

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Where, Oh Where, Has All The Pharma Talent Gone?

Where, Oh Where, Has All The Pharma Talent Gone? | FDAReg Watch Update | Scoop.it

51 percent of life science execs – which is the highest of 19 sectors examined – say that hiring is getting tough and only 28 percent are confident about finding the right candidates ...http://ow.ly/hrkon

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