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(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved GW Pharmaceuticals Plc's epilepsy treatment on Monday, making it the first cannabis-based drug to win approval in the country.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 6:49 pm
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's drug control agency on Monday said the United States should do more to cut its demand for opioids to tackle the use of synthetic drug fentanyl, but it vowed to step up cooperation after Chinese production of the substance had been blamed for fuelling the U.S. opioid crisis.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 5:18 am
(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said on Monday a combination of its breast cancer drug, Ibrance, and another drug was not statistically significant in extending overall survival in certain patients, the secondary goal of a late-stage trial.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 1:27 pm
LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline is facing "unprecedented" demand for its new shingles vaccine Shingrix, suggesting the product could be a bigger money-spinner than the company and analysts initially thought.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 2:32 pm
LONDON (Reuters) - A venture capital fund dedicated to finding new ways to prevent and treat dementia has raised $350 million, far exceeding the initial target of $200 million set on its launch in 2015.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 2:40 pm
(Reuters Health) - Adult survivors of childhood cancer are at risk for serious chronic medical problems, but many of them are not particularly concerned about their future health, a study suggests.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 5:32 pm
(Reuters) - Eli Lilly & Co said on Monday that its drug Jardiance, along with insulin therapy, met the main goal of two trials testing it in patients with type 1 diabetes.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 12:45 pm
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's competition watchdog said on Monday it would appeal to the nation's high court for a ruling on whether Pfizer Inc used its market power to limit competition for its cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 6:02 am
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche's hopes of having the first immunotherapy cocktail to be approved as an initial treatment for an aggressive form of lung cancer remained intact on Monday after a trial showed positive survival data.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 6:34 am
(Reuters) - Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday it would stop developing its experimental treatment for pancreatic cancer after it failed to meet the main and secondary goals in a mid-stage trial.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 11:56 am
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