Almost half of all European-registered clinical trials have breached EU rules by failing to report results, according to a published analysis.
The return on R&D investment for leading biopharmaceutical manufacturers fell to a nine-year low while the U.S. FDA approved a record-breaking amount of novel medicines during 2018.
The top pharmaceutical companies are trying to proactively tackle, through shifts in R&D strategy and other tactics, the healthcare demands of the future.
This yearly review analyzes recent developments, trends and outlooks in the areas of biotechnology, biosimilars, biopharmaceuticals, biologics, biomarkers and biobanks.
People who have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep may want to seek advice from a doctor and avoid long-term use of sleeping pills, medical experts advise.
Cancer will claim the lives of 9.6 million people in 2018, accounting for one in eight of all deaths among men and one in 11 among women, the WHO’s cancer research agency said.
Vital Therapies Inc. will explore strategic options after the U.S. biotech firm’s liver disease treatment failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study, driving its shares down more than 70 percent.
Strong results for an experimental drug that promises to disrupt the rheumatoid arthritis market lifted shares in Galapagos to an all-time high as analysts forecast multibillion-dollar sales.
Bristol-Myers Squibb’s experimental drug BMS-986165 helped reduce the severity of the most common form of psoriasis in a mid-stage trial.
Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.’s lead drug for treating moderate-to-severe acne met the main goals of the company’s third late-stage study, sending its shares up 57 percent in extended trading.
Amgen unveiled data at a multiple myeloma conference for AMG-420, which targets B-cell maturation antigen (BCMA).
EpicGenetics and Massachusetts General Hospital are launching a Phase II clinical trial to test a tuberculosis vaccine, CBG, as a potential treatment for fibromyalgia.
Merck KGaA said the immunotherapy Bavencio, jointly developed with Pfizer Inc., delayed the progression of kidney cancer when used in combination with Pfizer’s Inlyta drug in a late-stage study.