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Delayed Pfizer vaccine dose gives 3.5 times more immunity, study shows

May 14, 2021
Medical Communications COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccine, Pfizer vaccine, pfizer-biontech vaccine, pharma, pharma news

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is around three and a half times more effective when dosed 12 weeks apart, a Birmingham …

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AstraZeneca and Amgen asthma drug shows positive results in Phase III trial

May 13, 2021
Amgen, AstraZeneca, asthma, asthma treatment, pharma, pharma news, severe asthma

AstraZeneca and Amgen’s new tezepelumab drug for the treatment of severe asthma has shown superiority across all primary and secondary …

India report record number of COVID deaths as bodies drift down Ganges

May 12, 2021
Research and Development COVID-19, India, Indian COVID crisis, covid 19 news, covid-19 news, pharma, pharma news

India yesterday reported the country’s highest COVID-19 death total for a single day, with 4,205 fatalities officially confirmed.

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Astellas prostate cancer drug gets third approval from MHRA

May 12, 2021
Research and Development Astellas, MHRA, cancer research, cancer treatment, pharma, pharma news, prostate cancer

The MHRA has approved Astellas Pharma’s XTANDI (enzalutamide) drug for the treatment of a third form of prostate cancer, making …

Bayer’s cardiovascular drug shows impressive Phase III results

May 11, 2021
Manufacturing and Production Bayer, chronic kidney disease, pharma, pharma news, type 2 diabetes

Bayer’s finerenone drug has been shown to significantly reduce cardiovascular death or other cardiovascular events in patients with chronic kidney …

NICE rejects Merck Serono’s Bavencio for urothelial cancer

May 10, 2021
Sales and Marketing MSD, Merck, NHS, NICE, cancer treatment, pharma, pharma news

The use of avelumab for maintenance treatment of locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer after platinum-based chemotherapy is not recommended by …

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EMA begin review of GSK & Vir COVID-19 treatment

May 10, 2021
Sales and Marketing COVID-19, EMA, GSK, covid-19 treatment, pharma, pharma news, vir

The EMA has begun a rolling review of GSK and Vir’s sotrovimab treatment for COVID-19, which will continue until there …

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Pfizer commences process for full FDA approval of COVID-19 vaccine

May 10, 2021
Sales and Marketing BioNTech, COVID-19 vaccine, FDA, Pfizer, Pfizer vaccine, pharma, pharma news

Pfizer and BioNTech have begun a Biologics Licence Application (BLA) with the FDA for full approval of their mRNA COVID-19 …

Pharmafile's top 10 news roundup’s top 10 news stories of the week

May 7, 2021
Medical Communications covid 19 news, covid-19 news, news round up, pharma, pharma news, top 10

Among our ten most-read stories this week: NICE has announced that more patients are eligible for a £75,000-a-vial SMA drug, …

Merck kidney and uterus cancer treatments granted priority review by FDA

May 7, 2021
Medical Communications FDA, MSD, Merck, cancer treatment, kidney cancer treatment, pharma, pharma news, uterus cancer treatment

The FDA has granted priority review for Merck (MSD) and Eisai’s application for two new approvals for the combination of …

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GSK lupus treatment approved by European Commission

May 6, 2021
GSK, Lupus, lupus treatment, pharma, pharma news

GSK’s Benlysta treatment, for patients with active lupus nephritis (LN) in addition to systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), has been approved …

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COVID-19: Moderna booster shots appear to increase immunity

May 6, 2021
COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccine, Moderna, covid news, pharma, pharma news

Moderna’s mRNA booster jabs for people already vaccinated against COVID-19 have shown positive initial data in a Phase II study …

COVID-19 virus’s weekly COVID-19 news round-up

May 5, 2021
Research and Development COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccine, covid 19 news, covid-19 news, pharma, pharma news

The past week has seen more COVID-19 vaccine and treatment news: Moderna will supply up to 500 million jabs to …

Theramex releases Vitamin D gel aimed at women

May 5, 2021
Research and Development Theramex, osteoporosis, pharma, pharma news, vitamin d

Theramex has launched a new gel for Vitamin D deficiency, in the hope that it will particularly treat women experiencing …

AstraZeneca drug approved by FDA for kidney disease treatment

May 4, 2021
Manufacturing and Production AstraZeneca, FDA, kidney disease, pharma, pharma news

AstraZeneca’s Farxiga drug has been approved for the treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the US by the FDA.

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