With cardiovascular disease continuing to present a significant health concern, European Pharmaceutical Review’s Hannah Balfour reflects on recent development efforts and drug approvals in the space with comment from Dr Douglas Clark, Head of Medical Affairs at Boehringer Ingelheim UK & Ireland.
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Europe launches the EU Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) initiative, while GSK and Novartis promise millions to support drug R&D for neglected tropical diseases and malaria.
Here, EPR explores some highlights of the UK’s new Life Sciences Vision for the pharma, biopharma and biotech industries, covering topics from funding to regulatory reviews and clinical trial innovation.
Gene therapies could revolutionise management of cardiovascular diseases such as heart failure, according to a GlobalData report.
In this article, experts from Charles River Associates discuss how the introduction of cell and gene therapies will impact upon various aspects of the healthcare system, from provision of care to delivery and supply, and pricing and market access.
Ziltivekimab was found to reduce inflammatory biomarkers of atherosclerosis by up to 93 percent in patients with chronic kidney disease and high cardiovascular risk.
The market is expected to grow at a 6.7 percent CAGR, driven by the increasing prevalence of cancer and cardiovascular diseases, as well as growing interest in biologics.
Research has shown oral hormone therapy significantly impacts the metabolome of postmenopausal women, explaining certain disease risks.
To realise quality, yield and cost benefits, there is a clear need to develop expertise and capability in the flow measurement and characterisation of pharmaceutical powder and fluid flows within continuous manufacturing processes. Dr Tracy Brown from the TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory in the UK has investigated potential flow…
Alzheimer’s and diabetes enter the top ten global causes of death for the first time, while HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis deaths fall, according to the WHO’s 2019 Global Health Estimates.
The implanted biomaterial drug delivery system releases methylprednisolone and reduces inflammation, promoting central nervous system (CNS) repair.
On recommendations by an independent committee, AstraZeneca will close its STRENGTH trial for Epanova, which has shown low likelihood of being beneficial to patients with mixed dyslipidaemia.
A partnership between Novartis and NHS England includes a proposal to investigate processes that can increase the scale and efficacy of oligonucleotide manufacture.