Drew Weismann and Katalin Kariko were awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine for their work that paved the way for the development of mRNA vaccines used to fight Covid-19.
The new drug MDR-001 could become a disruptor in treatment of obesity and diabetes.
The combined fortune of the top 15 Chinese healthcare billionaires has fallen 17 per cent to US$84.1 billion amid a sweeping anti-corruption campaign that started about two months ago.
Scientists pinpoint a biological pathway used by a common antidepressant and learn how to eliminate its notorious side effects.
Experts warn anti-corruption campaign does little to address systemic problems in China’s healthcare industry.
Board chairman Jonathan Symonds says master plan for storing health data needed to help Hong Kong become life science ‘super connector’.
Campaign will be the biggest corruption crackdown in history of Chinese healthcare sector but experts are still unsure if it will bring tangible change.
State Council unveils plans to promote development in the areas over the next two years.
Policymakers and academics are aiming to gather evidence to ‘inform policies, standards and regulations for the safe, cost-effective’ use of TM, WHO chief said.
China’s drive to rid its healthcare system of corruption has roiled the defensive pharmaceutical sector, wiping out 67.5 billion yuan (US$9.4 billion) in market value over the past two weeks.
Baptist University’s CDD-2101 first botanical drug authorised for clinical trials in United States, which could lead to international market.
Zurzuvae will help alleviate the symptoms of PPD, which severely affects the ability of millions of women to return to normal functioning, while also potentially affecting the relationship with their babies.
An estimated 45 per cent of the 6 million annual pregnancies in the US are unintended. Teens and girls, women of colour and those with low incomes report greater hurdles in getting prescriptions and picking them up.
Capital raised from the IPO of Wuxi XDC will go towards building new manufacturing facilities in Singapore, expanding production capacity in China, strategic investments and acquisitions, according to an exchange filing.
The maker of the mRNA Covid-19 vaccine is expected to sign an agreement with Shanghai government as early as Wednesday, with the investment going towards vaccine development and manufacturing, according to sources.
Minister’s idea could result in faster access to drugs and boost biomedical research, experts say.
Claimants in the litigation allege that heartburn drug Zantac causes nine forms of cancer, including colorectal, breast and bladder cancer.
Eli Lilly’s retatrutide showed the effects after 48 weeks, surpassing results seen with other such medications.
To salvage the US$41 billion pharmaceutical industry’s reputation, the India government’s efforts to improve standard of exports should be comprehensive instead of ‘knee jerk’.
Funds will mainly be used to develop the pharmaceuticals circulation business, for platform development and R&D.
Chinese pharmaceutical stocks gain traction again, as health authorities said new vaccines targeting coronavirus variants are in the pipeline to tackle Covid-19 outbreaks.
Any cough syrup must have a certificate of analysis issued by a government laboratory before it is exported, effective June 1, the government said.
Baidu-led researchers say their method takes just minutes to find optimal mRNA sequence for more effective and stable Covid-19 jabs, and it can also be used to develop cancer medicine and monoclonal antibodies.
A batch of cough syrup – manufactured by QP Pharmachem, based in Punjab and exported to the Marshall Islands and Micronesia – was contaminated with unacceptable amounts of ingredients toxic to humans.
Desiigner, real name Sidney Royel Selby III, told the FBI he had found an attendant on the Tokyo-Minneapolis flight attractive. He was charged with one federal count of indecent exposure on an aircraft.
These ‘microneedle patches’ can be self-administered, are relatively painless, and could be more palatable to the vaccine-hesitant.