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25 Sep, 2018, 07:22 BST Post-hoc Results From NEFIGAN Study to be Presented at the International IgA Nephropathy Network Meeting (IIgANN)

Calliditas Therapeutics AB (publ) ("Calliditas") today announced that post-hoc results from its clinical Phase 2b study NEFIGAN will be presented...


25 Sep, 2018, 07:20 BST Capio Announces Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting and Information on the use of Proceeds from the Proposed Sale of Capio France

Capio today announces the notice of the Extraordinary General Meeting (the "EGM") convened to resolve on the Board's proposal to approve the sale...


25 Sep, 2018, 07:00 BST AGC to Establish Mammalian cGMP-Compatible Contract Facility for Biopharmaceutical Development and Production at Chiba Plant

AGC, a world-leading manufacturer of glass, chemicals and high-tech materials, will be establishing a cGMP (*1)-compatible mammalian cell culture...


25 Sep, 2018, 06:56 BST Precision Cancer Therapy With Elekta Unity now Available in the UK at The Royal Marsden and The Institute of Cancer Research, London

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) today announced that The Royal Marsden and The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), London, have clinically implemented Elekta...


25 Sep, 2018, 06:13 BST Anaeropharma Science Signs Collaborative Research Agreement with Astellas on Creation of Novel Anti-Tumor Drugs Using Bifidobacterium

Anaeropharma Science Inc. headquartered in Tokyo (hereafter "Anaeropharma") announced on September 25 that Anaeropharma and Astellas Pharma Inc....


25 Sep, 2018, 04:46 BST Okayama University Research: Insights Into Mechanisms Governing the Resistance to the Anti-Cancer Medication Cetuximab

Okayama University researchers report in Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications that the anti-cancer drug cetuximab is released with...


25 Sep, 2018, 00:01 BST New Trial Data: Senzer's Inhaler Delivers Cannabinoids Faster at Lower Doses

The physical uptake of pharmaceutical cannabinoids when inhaled through Senzer's unique respiratory device is more than 50 times faster than oral...


24 Sep, 2018, 20:51 BST Game Changing Tuberculosis Assay Validated for Illumina's MiSeq® Platform

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Kit to Improve Speed and Accuracy of M. Tuberculosis (MTB) Drug Sensitivity Testing (DST) at a Fraction of the...


24 Sep, 2018, 20:35 BST European and U.S. Patent Allowances Strengthen Immunexpress' Leading Position in Host-Response Sepsis Diagnostics

Patent Allowances Relate to SeptiCyte™ Technology Using Biomarkers These allowances further reinforce the claims of the core family of patents...


24 Sep, 2018, 17:00 BST Venus Medtech Launches Global Advisor Board to Target for International Market

Venus Medtech (Hangzhou) Inc., a Chinese medical device company specializing in transcatheter valve replacement therapy, has retained four...


24 Sep, 2018, 16:00 BST Softgel Capsules Market Will Reach Nearly US$ 685.8 Million in Revenues by 2026: Persistence Market Research

Softgel Capsules to go Vegan; Animal-based Capsules May Slowly Vanish from the Market Owing to a Growing Preference for Vegetarian Compositions...


24 Sep, 2018, 15:30 BST Daiichi Sankyo Presents Updated Results for [Fam-] Trastuzumab Deruxtecan (DS-8201) in Patients with HER2 Mutated or HER2 Expressing Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer at IASLC 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer

-- Updated subgroup analysis from ongoing phase 1 study of [fam-] trastuzumab deruxtecan (DS-8201) demonstrated a confirmed overall response rate...


24 Sep, 2018, 14:30 BST Self-Monitoring Blood Glucose Devices Market to Reach $10.82 Bn by 2025 at 4.2% CAGR, Says Allied Market Research

Rise in prevalence of diabetes, surge in obese & geriatric population, sedentary lifestyle, and technological advancements in diabetes...


24 Sep, 2018, 14:30 BST Wearable Sleep Trackers Market Poised to Register 7.6% CAGR Through 2028

Future Market Insights delivers key insights on the global wearable sleep tracker market in its upcoming report titled "Wearable Sleep Trackers...


24 Sep, 2018, 14:30 BST Care Management Solutions Market Worth $19.28 Billion by 2023

According to a new market research report "Care Management Solutions Market by Component (Software and Services), Delivery Mode (On-Premise and...


24 Sep, 2018, 14:00 BST Sterile Medical Packaging Market Report 2018-2028 - Visiongain Report

Forecasts by Material (Plastic, Metal, Paper & paperboard, Glass and others), by Sterilization (Chemical, radiation, High Temperature/...


24 Sep, 2018, 13:10 BST Fish Oil Market to Grow Rapidly Owing to Rising Aquaculture Activities Globally Till 2022 | Million Insights

The global Fish Oil Market size is expected to value at USD 4.08 billion by 2022. The market is subject to witness a substantial growth due to the...


24 Sep, 2018, 12:39 BST Nationwide Access to Elsevier’s Scopus for Russian Research Community

National License Agreement was signed by State Public Library for Science and Technology Elsevier, the global information analytics business...


24 Sep, 2018, 12:30 BST Zecotek Ships Over US$250,000 of LFS Scintillation Crystals and Announces Internal Strategic Review

Zecotek Photonics Inc. ("Zecotek" or the "Company") (TSX-V: ZMS) (Frankfurt: W1I) (OTCPK: ZMSPF), a developer of leading-edge photonics...


24 Sep, 2018, 11:30 BST Bariatric Surgical Devices Market to Grow at 9.3% CAGR by 2025, With High Adoption due to its Benefits in Minimally Invasive Surgeries, Says TMR

According to the TMR, the bariatric surgical devices market was valued at US$798.3 mn in 2016 and expected to obtain value of US$1,744.1 mn by...


24 Sep, 2018, 11:20 BST Sarcoma Drugs Market Size Worth $1.2 Billion by 2023 | CAGR: 8.5%: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global sarcoma drugs market size is expected to be valued at USD 1.2 billion by 2023, as per a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.,...


24 Sep, 2018, 11:00 BST Endo Agrees to Additional Stay of FDA Litigation Following FDA's Commitment to Use Best Efforts to Finalize Vasopressin Clinical Need Determination By Year End

Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) today announced that it has agreed to an additional stay of its litigation against the U.S. Food and Drug...


24 Sep, 2018, 11:00 BST Pigmentation Disorders Treatment Market is Expanding at 6.8% CAGR by 2026, With Rise in Overall Geriatric Population, Says TMR

The global pigmentation disorders treatment market was evaluated to be of worth around US$ 5,225 Mn in 2017 and is foreseen to grow at a CAGR of...


24 Sep, 2018, 10:10 BST Ingestible Sensors Market Worth $1.99 Billion by 2024 | CAGR 19.1%: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global ingestible sensors market size is expected to reach USD 1.99 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc....


24 Sep, 2018, 10:00 BST NTC Explores a New Paradigma in Post Cataract Surgery

NTC, the Italian pharmaceutical company, presented at the ESCRS (European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons) Congress of Vienna the...