Fri.Jul 01, 2022

Celldex, continuing comeback, adds to early promise for skin disease drug

Bio Pharma Dive

New study results show the medicine appears as effective, or stronger, than standard care for chronic urticarias, a common condition that drugs from Regeneron and Novartis have struggled to treat

Magazine-How delays derailed Covid-19 vaccination in Africa

Pharmaceutical Technology

The latest issue of Pharma Technology Focus is out now. Read it for free on all devices. Some months after the first Covid-19 vaccines became available, the World Health Organization (WHO) set a target of vaccinating 70% of each country’s population by the end of June 2022.

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“Soft” CRISPR may offer a new fix for genetic defects

Scienmag

Curing debilitating genetic diseases is one of the great challenges of modern medicine.

Pfizer seeks approval from US FDA for Covid-19 treatment

Pharmaceutical Technology

Pfizer has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval for Paxlovid (nirmatrelvir tablets and ritonavir tablets) to treat Covid-19 patients at increased disease progression risk.

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2022 Research: The Rapid Rise of Ocean Freight Visibility

Download this a benchmark study from FourKites and The Journal of Commerce exploring how international shippers’ usage of global supply chain visibility technology has evolved since the onset of global disruptions caused by COVID-19.

New antibody detection method for coronavirus that does not require a blood sample

Scienmag

Tokyo, Japan – Despite significant and stunning advances in vaccine technology, the COVID-19 global pandemic is not over. A key challenge in limiting the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is identifying infected individuals.

What Is Delta-8, and Why Is It So Popular?

NY Times

This popular cannabis product claims to be milder than regular marijuana. But is it legal? And is it safe? Marijuana Cannabis Foods and Products Hemp Content Type: Service Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Anxiety and Stress

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Sanofi creates fund to help startups, other healthcare innovators in low-income countries

Fierce Pharma

Sanofi creates fund to help startups, other healthcare innovators in low-income countries. kdunleavy. Fri, 07/01/2022 - 14:03

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Advocating a new paradigm for electron simulations

Scienmag

Although most fundamental mathematical equations that describe electronic structures are long known, they are too complex to be solved in practice. This has hampered progress in physics, chemistry and the material sciences.

Novartis, staring down tough market for M&A, leans toward $25B Sandoz spinoff: Bloomberg

Fierce Pharma

Novartis, staring down tough market for M&A, leans toward $25B Sandoz spinoff: Bloomberg. fkansteiner. Fri, 07/01/2022 - 08:33

Keeping the energy in the room

Scienmag

(Santa Barbara, Calif.) — It may seem like technology advances year after year, as if by magic. But behind every incremental improvement and breakthrough revolution is a team of scientists and engineers hard at work.

An Innovative & Creative Problem Solver Approach to Selling in the Medical Device Space

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Currently in sales or involved in a business that depends on strong sales results? Join Steve Goldstein, Sales Success Coach, Motivational Speaker and Medical Device Sales Leader from Gold Selling LLC. You will absorb critical strategies to become a trusted partner in greater sales success.

Novartis buys FDA priority review voucher from bankrupt Mallinckrodt for $100M

Fierce Pharma

Novartis buys FDA priority review voucher from bankrupt Mallinckrodt for $100M. Fri, 07/01/2022 - 11:07

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Ovarian cancer in the fatty omentum: Metabolic enzyme’s key role in tumor metastasis

Scienmag

(LOS ANGELES) – July 1, 2022 – In their recent publication in Cell Reports, a team of scientists, led by Xiling Shen, Ph.D.,

Amarin stands behind Vascepa after new analysis raises questions about its efficacy

Fierce Pharma

Amarin stands behind Vascepa after new analysis raises questions about its efficacy. zbecker. Fri, 07/01/2022 - 10:25

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What are whale sharks up to?

Scienmag

The largest fish in the ocean is a globe-trotter that can occasionally be found basking in the coastal waters of the Panamanian Pacific. However, little more is known about the habits of the whale shark (Rhincodon typus) in the region.

Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

Fierce Pharma Asia—Astellas' gene therapy setback and new partnerships; Fujifilm's $1.6B expansion

Fierce Pharma

Fierce Pharma Asia—Astellas' gene therapy setback and new partnerships; Fujifilm's $1.6B expansion. Fri, 07/01/2022 - 08:30

The “forever chemical”, per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), as an emerging threat to soil health

Scienmag

Soils are impacted globally by several anthropogenic factors, including chemical pollutants. Among those, perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are of concern due to their high environmental persistence, which are therefore also called “forever chemicals” in public discourse.

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New patent for Teva Pharm drug AIRDUO RESPICLICK

Drug Patent Watch

Annual Drug Patent Expirations for AIRDUO+RESPICLICK Airduo Respiclick is a drug marketed by Teva Pharm and is included in one NDA. It is available from four suppliers. There are sixteen….

Engineers design motorless sailplanes for Mars exploration

Scienmag

Eight active spacecraft, including three operated by NASA, orbit Mars, gathering imagery of the planet’s surface at a resolution of about 1 foot per pixel. Three rovers traverse the ground, mapping small areas of the planet with greater precision.

New patent for Ibsa Inst drug LICART

Drug Patent Watch

Annual Drug Patent Expirations for LICART Licart is a drug marketed by Ibsa Inst Bio and is included in one NDA. The generic ingredient in LICART is diclofenac epolamine. Additional…. The post New patent for Ibsa Inst drug LICART appeared first on DrugPatentWatch - Make Better Decisions.

UTSW researchers develop rapid COVID-19 test to identify variants in hours

Scienmag

*Click here to watch “The hunt for COVID-19 variants” video Credit: UT Southwestern Medical Center *Click here to watch “The hunt for COVID-19 variants” video Last year, pathologist Jeffrey SoRelle, M.D.,

New patent for Teva Pharm drug ARMONAIR RESPICLICK

Drug Patent Watch

Annual Drug Patent Expirations for ARMONAIR+RESPICLICK Armonair Respiclick is a drug marketed by Teva Pharm and is included in one NDA. It is available from one supplier. There are thirteen….

New GSA Bulletin articles published ahead of print in June

Scienmag

Boulder, Colo., USA: The Geological Society of America regularly publishes articles online ahead of print. GSA Bulletin topics studied this month include the nature and dynamics of China and Tibet; hawaiites in the Cima volcanic field, California; and the dynamic floor of Yellowstone Lake.

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New patent for NOVO drug WEGOVY

Drug Patent Watch

Annual Drug Patent Expirations for WEGOVY Wegovy is a drug marketed by Novo and is included in one NDA. It is available from two suppliers. There are four patents protecting…. The post New patent for NOVO drug WEGOVY appeared first on DrugPatentWatch - Make Better Decisions. Patent Added

Prestigious NSF funding will enable UTSA professor to further demystify body’s metabolic processes

Scienmag

Chemistry professor Aimin Liu has been awarded a three-year, $495,000 Accomplishment-Based Renewal (ABR) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to advance his research on the body’s metabolic processes using an innovative method that will improve the understanding of amino acids.

Oxford Biomedica signs up for 3 more years of making AstraZeneca COVID shots?—on an 'as needed basis'

Fierce Pharma

Oxford Biomedica signs up for 3 more years of making AstraZeneca COVID shots?—on on an 'as needed basis'. kdunleavy. Fri, 07/01/2022 - 09:08

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Montana bio station researchers discuss mine risks to salmon rivers

Scienmag

FLATHEAD LAKE – Recently, a group of 23 science and policy experts from the U.S. and Canada published a review of mining risks to watersheds ranging from Montana to British Columbia and Alaska.

New patent for Teva Pharm drug ARMONAIR DIGIHALER

Drug Patent Watch

Annual Drug Patent Expirations for ARMONAIR+DIGIHALER Armonair Digihaler is a drug marketed by Teva Pharm and is included in one NDA. It is available from one supplier. There are twenty….

Gut microbes differ in men with prostate cancer

Scienmag

Researchers have found a significant difference in the gut microbiota of men with prostate cancer, compared with those who have benign biopsies. The study is presented at the European Association of Urology annual congress (EAU22), in Amsterdam.

Liver injuries prompt clinical hold on Sanofi BTK drug

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One of the main assets of Sanofi’s $3.7 billion buyout of Principia Biopharma has run into trouble, after the FDA placed it on partial clinical hold while a safety signal is investigated.

Sieving carbons: Ideal anodes for high-energy sodium-ion batteries

Scienmag

The exponentially increasing implementation of renewable energy systems, such as wind and solar energy, are urgently demanding the development of large-scale energy storage devices with flexibility, high energy conversion efficiency, and simple maintenance.

New patent for Teva Branded drug PROAIR RESPICLICK

Drug Patent Watch

Annual Drug Patent Expirations for PROAIR+RESPICLICK Proair Respiclick is a drug marketed by Teva Branded Pharm and is included in one NDA. It is available from two suppliers. There are….

Mining’s effect on fish warrants better science-based policies

Scienmag

A new paper published in Science Advances synthesizes the impact of metal and coal mines on salmon and trout in northwestern North America, and highlights the need for more complete and transparent science to inform mining policy.

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New patent for Teva Pharm drug AIRDUO DIGIHALER

Drug Patent Watch

Annual Drug Patent Expirations for AIRDUO+DIGIHALER Airduo Digihaler is a drug marketed by Teva Pharm and is included in one NDA. It is available from four suppliers. There are twenty-three….

How blood pressure affects stroke recovery

Scienmag

Is lowering patients’ blood pressure following treatment for an ischemic stroke a safe way to lead to better outcomes? Credit: Photo/Andrew Higley/UC Marketing + Brand. Is lowering patients’ blood pressure following treatment for an ischemic stroke a safe way to lead to better outcomes?