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  • New phase III data further support the safety and efficacy profile of Boehringer Ingelheim’s investigational drug linagliptin

    Ingelheim, Germany — New data from the linagliptin latestageclinical trial programme were presented this week at the 46th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD). The studies included two phase III trials: one investigating linagliptin monotherapy in type 2 diabetes patients for whom metformin therapy is inappropriate,1 and the other studying […]

    Delphi Genetics Grants GlaxoSmithKline a Licence for the Use of the StabyExpress System

    Charleroi, Belgium — Delphi Genetics SA (“Delphi”) has announced today the signature of a licensing agreement with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for the use of the patented StabyExpress technology for the production of protein vaccines for human use. The StabyExpress system improves the efficiency of protein production and offers the potential of increased protein yield in the […]

    EffRx and Nycomed Announces First European Filing for Marketing Approval of Osteoporosis Drug Targeting Increased Convenience for Patients

    Lausanne, Switzerland — The Lausanne, Switzerland, based drug delivery company EffRx Pharmaceuticals SA (“EffRx”) and its partner, the global pharmaceutical company Nycomed, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, today announced that the first European filing for marketing approval of EX101, a once-a-week 70mg buffered effervescent alendronate, for the treatment of osteoporosis, has been submitted. The filing triggers […]

    Sun Pharma Acquires Controlling Stake in Taro

    Mumbai,India — Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.  today announced that it has completed the acquisition of a controlling stake in Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Taro) pursuant to the Option Agreement entered into in 2007 with Taro’s controlling shareholders led by Taro’s Chairman, Dr. Barrie Levitt. As a result of the closing, Sun’s subsidiaries have increased their […]

    FDA Committee Unanimously Recommends Approval of Dabigatran Etexilate for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation For non-US and non-UK Healthcare Media only

    Ingelheim, Germany — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee today voted 9 to 0 in favour of recommending dabigatran etexilate for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). For decades, vitamin K anatgonists such as warfarin have been the most efficacious therapeutic option for stroke prevention in […]

    High Hormone Levels In Women May Lead To Infidelity: Study

    Women with high levels of the sex hormone oestradiol may engage in opportunistic mating, according to a new study by psychology researchers at The University of Texas at Austin. Doctoral candidate Kristina Durante and Assistant Professor of Psychology Norm Li published their findings in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biology Letters. “The […]

    MakroCare Opens Switzerland Presence

    Hyderabad, India : Life Sciences has always been a top priority for Switzerland. This focus of the country led to good growth of pharma, biotech, nutrition and medical devices in the country over the decades. To support local firms in expanding and managing global projects, MakroCare announced the opening of a new international office in […]

    Centaur Pharma, Makers of Sinarest Celebrate “Anticold Day” and “Common Cold Awareness Week” for the Second Year

    Mumbai, Maharashtra, India — Common cold, although a self limiting disease, is responsible for more loss of work days and school days than any other disease. To increase awareness regarding prevention and spread of common cold, Centaur Pharma, makers of Sinarest, the No.1 Rx anticold, had commemorated “Anticold Day” and “Common Cold Awareness Week” programs […]

    Advinus Therapeutics and Torrent Research Centre Win BioQuizitive 2010 Regional Finals at Mumbai and Ahmedabad

    Bangalore, Karnataka-More than fifty teams battled it out at the Mumbai and Ahmedabad regional rounds of BioQuizitive 2010, India’s first life sciences quiz for corporate and professionals on 4th and 5th September 2010. 2-member teams took part in a preliminary written round of 20 questions and four top teams qualified for the regional finals in […]

    Jury Announced for Alexandria – Frost & Sullivan 2010 India Excellence in Healthcare Awards

    Mumbai,India: The full line-up of the judging panel for the 2010 India Excellence in Healthcare Awards has been announced. ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE EQUITIES, INC. has partnered with Frost & Sullivan for this year’s edition, which will be held in Mumbai on 23 rd September 2010. Described by the Observer as “an excellent initiative that covers […]