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2014-10-14 08:33:35

Providing longer market monopolies has not increased domestic R&D spending TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Research and development spending by brand-name drug companies in Canada has dropped to the lowest level ever recorded according to a recently released study by the federal government's Patented Medicine Price Review Board (PMPRB). The PMPRB's latest annual reports shows that in 2013 member companies of Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) spent only...

2014-10-14 04:22:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Saudi Arabia's pharmaceutical industry has grown from USD 3 bn to USD 4 bn over the period 2008 to 2013 - Healthcare budget as a percentage of GDP has increased from 3.4% to 4.9% over the same period - Main healthcare demand drivers include the growing prevalence of chronic diseases such as diabetes and gastrointestinal disorders, increased longevity and rising...

2014-10-14 00:21:13

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE) announced today Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals as the 2014 Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) Overall Winner at the society's annual meeting in Las Vegas, NV. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120912/DC73253LOGO Pfizer Ireland's Network Strategy Implementation (NSI) Expansion Capacity project challenged the company to add capacity by re-purposing an existing...

2014-10-13 23:07:03

Expert speaker Dr. David Lim will shed light on the FDA’s regulatory requirements for a medical device design control system in a 60-minute LIVE audio session at AudioEducator.com. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Durham, NC (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 In the medical device industry regulatory compliance is serious business. There is a lot at stake, from patient safety to company reputations, negative publicity to hefty fines in case of negligence. Quality management needs to be the...

2014-10-13 20:22:42

LONDON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The economy of Latin America is expected to grow from 2.9% in 2014 to 3.5% in 2015 and 3.7% in 2016. The steady growth in this region for some years and economic policies has improved the lives of millions. The poverty rate has also declined from 42% in 2000 to 25% in 2012 and the middle class has increased from 22% to 34% in the same time.This huge growth has increased the demand for medicines. In 2012, the pharmaceutical market in this region...

2014-10-13 20:22:38

LONDON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North America is a huge market for pharmaceutical companies. In 2012, North America accounted for more than 40% of the world pharmaceutical sales. Many of the giants of the pharmaceutical industry are based out of US like Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson, Merck and Co. etc.This large pharmaceutical market needs a huge pharmaceutical packaging market to help it sustain the growth. Packaging is the key part of the pharmaceutical market because it helps...

2014-10-13 20:22:27

LONDON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the year 2012 the retail and the wholesale services represented 11% of EU's GDP. There are more than 6 million companies active in this sector.There have been changes in the active and intelligent packaging market in Europe in the last few years. This has been the case because more retail companies have opened many more product lines. Due to larger vertical integration, the retailers have enjoyed more efficient distribution and logistics. This...

2014-10-13 12:26:55

MONT-SAINT-GUIBERT, Belgium, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - CHART-1 trial represents the world's first Phase III trial in regenerative medicine for a pre-programmed cellular therapy targeting heart failure - To date, 12 countries have granted authorization for Cardio3 BioSciences' Phase III (CHART-1) - The progress of CHART-1 is in line with objectives Cardio3 BioSciences (C3BS) (Euronext Brussels and Paris: CARD), a...

2014-10-13 08:26:58

- Stowe to be Joined by Leading Neurologists and People Living with the Disease for Live Events Nationwide - CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genzyme, a Sanofi company, announced today that it is collaborating with television and film actress Madeleine Stowe to launch "Lights, Camera, Take Action on MS," a campaign intended to educate and empower people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) to take action to help manage their disease. Madeleine, who was a care partner to her late...

2014-10-13 08:26:27

LONDON and OXFORD, England, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 13 October 2014, London and Oxford: The ABPI, which represents large, medium and small innovative research-based biopharmaceutical companies in the UK and OBN, the membership organisation that brings together the UK's emerging life sciences companies, corporate partners and investors are delighted to announce their commitment to working together under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Under the MoU the ABPI...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
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