The EMA’s safety board verifies that amfepramone-containing products for obesity should not be sold, due to higher-associated health risks.
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Work is underway to create a collaborative virtual research institute (VRI) to support the fundamental research and subsequent clinical translation of precision medicine in Abu Dhabi, as well as the United Arab Emirates more broadly. Here, European Pharmaceutical Review’s Hannah Balfour discusses the project with the Head of the new…
Market capitalisation (MCAP) for the top bio/pharma companies grew 24.9 percent in 2021, with BioNTech and Moderna entering the top 20 for the first time.
Novo Nordisk's Wegovy™ reduced body weight by 15.2 percent versus 2.6 percent with placebo in Phase IIIb study.
The microbial content of the gut has a well established role in health and disease. In this article, European Pharmaceutical Review’s Hannah Balfour explores the development and formulation of live biotherapeutic products (LBPs), an emerging treatment modality that seeks to capitalise on the interaction between the microbiota and host in…
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.
In its latest meeting the CHMP recommended eight medications for approval, 17 medicines for indication extension and concluded reviews of two COVID-19 treatments.
The EMA’s Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) began two new reviews and wrote guidance for healthcare professionals on the potential side effects of Strimvelis, Venclyxto and Zolgensma.
After 75 percent of obese patients treated with semaglutide lost at least 10 percent of their body weight, the drug has been submitted for regulatory approval in the UK, Europe and US.
Liraglutide (Saxenda) will be offered to adults with non-diabetic hyperglycaemia and a high risk of cardiovascular disease.
Dr Lazar’s team identified that TZDs, while working for PPAR gamma, promoted the metabolism of glutamine, an amino acid...