Articles

Digital healthcare round-up: digital inhalers, 3D printed stem cells, …

27th May 2016

Digital healthcare round-up: digital inhalers, 3D printed stem cells, personalised tablets, and moreMarco Ricci

A round-up of this week's top digital healthcare news. Marco Ricci reports. Marco RicciDigital breathing life into respiratory disordersDigital solutions to respiratory conditions are not strictly new. In fact, the respiratory... Read more

The superbug battle: O’Neill plan meets its own resistance from pharm…

26th May 2016

The superbug battle:  O’Neill plan meets its own resistance from pharma

A new global masterplan has been launched to tackle the looming threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – aka superbugs –which could kill 10 million people a year from 2050. But... Read more

What doctors say about Zika virus

24th May 2016

What doctors say about Zika virus Daniel Ghinn

A year after Zika virus was confirmed in the Americas, Daniel Ghinn reviews HCP reactions on social media and assesses their interactions as news about the outbreak has developed over... Read more

Pharmacovigilance checklist: resolving common problems

23rd May 2016

Pharmacovigilance checklist: resolving common problems Steve Jolley

Though pharmacovigilance has improved in recent years, there's still much room for improvement, says Steve Jolley. Here he outlines some problem areas in drug safety that need attention. Steve JolleyWeak or... Read more

News

EU regulators back new interferon-free Hep C combo pills

27th May 2016

EU regulators back new interferon-free Hep C combo pillsRichard Staines

Two new hepatitis C combination drugs from Gilead and Merck Sharp and Dohme (MSD), that negate the need for interferon therapy and its hated side effects, have been recommended for... Read more

Google, IBM Watson to present at Lions Health conference

27th May 2016

Google, IBM Watson to present at Lions Health conferenceMarco Ricci

Google and IBM Watson are among the exhibitors at this year's dedicated medtech show Lions Health.The conference, dubbed the 'International Festival of Creativity', will feature over 1,000 international delegates representing... Read more

Shire gets European nod for Revestive, shareholders approve Baxalta me…

27th May 2016

Shire gets European nod for Revestive, shareholders approve Baxalta mergerAndrew McConaghie

Europe's CHMP medicines committee has recommended Shire's Revestive for use in children, extending its existing licence.Revestive (teduglutide) is a treatment for short bowel syndrome (SBS), a rare gastrointestinal condition characterised... Read more

Possible new breast cancer use for AZ's Faslodex after phase 3 success

27th May 2016

Possible new breast cancer use for AZ's Faslodex after phase 3 successRichard Staines

AstraZeneca has announced results from a phase 3 trial of its breast cancer drug candidate Faslodex (fulvestrant). The drug was found to hold back tumour growth for longer than its other cancer... Read more

Audio & Video

Available on demand: Disrupting and impr…

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There are clear benefits for both Life Sciences companies and their customers in significantly improving the way they... View more

Available on demand – The Creative Debat…

Holding slide Lions Health 11Apr

 

Meeting the needs of both patients, and healthcare professionals, in today's fast changing communications landscape can be challenging, particularly against... View more

Available on demand: What does ‘the clou…

Apr Holding slide Equinix QA debate 08.04.16

 

It is likely that you interact with 'the cloud' on various devices, multiple times throughout the day. However,... View more

Available on demand: Patient centricity …

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According to the European Commission and NIHR Clinical Research Network, between 2007 and 2011, delays for launching clinical trials rose by 90%. And... View more

White Papers

Insightfully Compliant: How technology i…

Insightfully Compliant: How technology is transforming relationships between Medical Affairs and healthcare providers

The need for increased transparency is placing additional compliance pressure on the Life Sciences industry, especially on Medical Affairs. A white paper from Zephyr Health considers how technology can transform... View info

An integrated digital ecosystem to suppo…

An integrated digital ecosystem to support patient outcomes, health-system sustainability, and return on investment

Demand for improved pharmaceutical care that enhances the patient experience is ever increasing, and meanwhile outcomes-based medicine has become a key focus for health authorities around the world. These heightened... View info

Navigating your way to insights driven c…

Navigating your way to insights driven customer relationships

The Life Sciences industry is under increasing pressure on numerous fronts, and the efficiency and efficacy of the sales process continues to be a focus for improvements.

Customer Relationship... View info

Inspiration: a report highlighting IPF

Inspiration: a report highlighting IPF

Marking Rare Disease Day this week, Boehringer Ingelheim UK’s report Inspiration is a collaboration between patients, patient groups and leading clinicians with the aim of putting IPF in the spotlight... View info

Further News & Articles

UK shows lead in real-world research after lung trial success

The UK is positioning itself as a one-stop shop for clinical research, following a ground-breaking respirator... Read more

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Zebra Medical and Intermountain collaborate for radiology machine learning venture

Israeli-startup Zebra Medical is to work with US healthcare company Intermountain Healthcare to develop imaging ... Read more

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Pharma should fund young peoples' patient groups - think tank

Pharma must step in to help fund world-leading UK networks that encourage young patients to get involved in r... Read more

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Diabetes patients using gadgets to make DIY pancreas

It's not just video gamers who are "modding" products to tweak performance or add new features – despite... Read more

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Medivation hits back at Sanofi's boardroom coup attempt

Sanofi has unveiled plans to replace the entire board of Medivation in order to push through its $9.3 billion ta... Read more

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Under-pressure FDA delays decision on Sarepta muscular dystrophy drug

Under pressure from politicians and patient groups, the US Food and Drug Administration is delaying a decisio... Read more

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