The European regulator approved Nexviadyme to treat the full spectrum...
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Novartis gets expanded EC approval for Cosentyx to include paediatric arthritic conditions
The expanded approval is based on data from the JUNIPERA trial, which showed that Cosentyx reduced the risk of flare and disease activity compared to placebo in paediatric patients...
Astellas, Sutro partner to develop novel iADCs for cancer treatment
The partnership leverages the cancer-fighting potential of iADCs as a novel modality, enabled by Sutro’s ability to engineer complex conjugated antibodies and Astellas’ expertise...
Saudi Arabia to invest over $3bn in vaccines and vital medicines industry
The investment will be implemented in two stages where the first stage will focus on developing vaccines, plasma, and insulin technologies, while the second stage on the immunological...
US FDA expands Merck’s Vaxneuvance indication to include infants and children
The FDA approval was based on data from seven randomised, double-blind clinical studies that evaluated Vaxneuvance in infants, children and adolescents
Plans for the MEDICA 2022 and COMPAMED 2022 are picking up speed – registrations are still possible for all segments of the fair
Medical technology industry needs strong platforms while current challenges continue
Massachusetts authorities confirm first case of monkeypox in US
The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed the first monkeypox infection, after conducting a confirmatory test
Biogen partners with MedRhythms to develop digital therapeutic for multiple sclerosis
MR-004 is an investigational prescription digital therapeutic that leverages a combination of sensors, software, and music based on Rhythmic Auditory Stimulation (RAS)
Charles River, Valo introduce Integrated AI drug discovery solution Logica
The turnkey drug discovery solution leverages Valo’s AI-powered Opal Computational Platform and Charles River’s preclinical expertise
WHO recommends use of Prizer’s oral antiviral for high-risk Covid-19 patients
The agency is recommending Pfizer’s Paxlovid for Covid-19 patients who are at high risk of developing severe diseases, such as unvaccinated, older, or immunosuppressed patients
Roche, Bristol Myers partner to boost digital pathology solutions
The partnership is expected to facilitate precise diagnosis, improved clinical decision-making and enable more personalised treatment strategies
Pear Therapeutics partners with SoftBank to bring digital insomnia therapeutic to Japan
Pear Therapeutics will develop its digital insomnia therapeutic in the Japanese language, while SoftBank will evaluate the potential of the Japanese market for its applications
Loblaw to acquire healthcare service provider Lifemark for $845m
Shoppers Drug Mart will add Lifemark to its team working in pharmacies, medical clinics, and healthcare businesses, to expand its healthcare services
US FDA orders Philips Respironics to inform about ventilator recall
The recalled devices include certain ventilators and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP) machines
Canon Medical to buy Danish medical X-ray systems company NRT
Through the acquisition, Canon Medical aims to enhance its technology, development, and manufacturing of advanced digital imaging solutions in Europe
Lilly announces Institute for Genetic Medicine; invests $700m in Boston Seaport site
The advanced facility will harbour research efforts in Boston and New York to advance the development of RNA and DNA-based medicines
Automation at Wisplinghoff Laboratories
Automation is transforming the way we do things, and that rings true for many of the everyday tasks that take place in laboratories. Wisplinghoff Laboratories in Cologne is well known...
Beckman Coulter’s new urinalysis solution improves laboratory workflow, reduces manual microscopy review to less than 3% and cuts sample processing time by up to 78%
The automated, high-throughput DxU Iris solution features load-and-go walkaway capability and Edit-Free Release (EFR) technology to minimise interruptions and operator intervention.
A new spin on things
Researchers at Montana Technological University have developed a portable electrospinning device that can safely deposit bandages and drugs directly on to biological surfaces, using...
Defend against infection
Healthcare-associated infections can be significantly reduced by systematically implementing evidence-based infection prevention and control strategies, according to a recent...