2019

Drug Development for an Aging Population

Camargo

Fueled by unprecedented medical, technological and social advancements of the past century, it should be. The post Drug Development for an Aging Population appeared first on Camargo. Blog Combination Products

Lower-Cost Imported Drugs Can Save Lives

Pharmacy Checkers

Millions of people are dying because they are not getting the healthcare they need and that includes prescription drugs. New research has made a slam dunk case for why international online pharmacy options are needed urgently. We can’t allow drug companies to continue fooling the public about drug importation. A Gallup Poll survey announced yesterday found that 34 million Americans know someone who died because they could not afford medical treatments.

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Decentralized Clinical Trials Enable Participation for Immobile Patients

VirTrial

Clinical trials require a significant commitment from patients, particularly in regard to travel time to research sites for regular visits. Consider the additional patient burden involved in clinical trials for patients with paralysis, dementia, or other conditions that make travel difficult or impossible. Their immobility typically prevents them from participating in traditional on-site trials.

Bill Jenkins and the legacy of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study

Research Ethics Blog

It’s been a while – a LONG while – but here goes a renewed effort to try to keep people engaged in all things research ethics. It’s a busy time of life for us, with a ton of demands, but I’m feeling a strong pull towards trying to rekindle the Research Ethics Blog. Let’s start with a post about something with which most of you will be familiar. Bill Jenkins died recently. Many of you will not know his name – I also admit I didn’t, until now.

Siteless Clinical Trials Are Changing the Game for Patients

Science 37

Siteless Clinical Trials: Thinking Outside the Box by Putting Clinical Research in a Box. Clinical research is a long process that involves a series of studies that gives Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulators the information needed to determine whether the drug is safe and effective — and ultimately whether it should be approved for use.

Customer Success: How do we identify generic entrants before they get FDA approval?

Drug Patent Watch

DrugPatentWatch can help identify generic entrants at the earliest stages Many clients come to DrugPatentWatch seeking to identify generic entrants well before they launch. CDMOs, equipment manufacturers, regulatory consultants, and…. The post Customer Success: How do we identify generic entrants before they get FDA approval? appeared first on DrugPatentWatch - Make Better Decisions. Customer Success Stories Insights Tips, Tricks, and Case Studies

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The Effect of Brexit on the Health of Ex-Pats in Europe

Pharma Focus Asia

Brexit is affecting a lot of issues. People tend to focus on the political and the financial, but it will likely affect lives beyond the usual headlines. Brexit will have an impact on health and healthcare for ex-pats who live in Europe. The current estimate is that 780,000 citizens living in EU countries. This number […]. Reviews

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What Are The Reasons Of Popularization And Future Aspects Of Pharma Franchise Business?

Fossil Remedies

POPULARIZATION AND FUTURE ASPECTS OF PHARMA FRANCHISE BUSINESS. Are you planning to launch a pharma franchise business? If yes, then it is essential to know everything about its prospects and reasons for its popularity. What are the primary reasons that affect it? Experts say that pharma franchise business is different, and hence, it is all the more important to understand it in detail. What is pharma franchise business? Pharma franchise is an agreement between the franchiser and franchisee.

We’re Making History Here!

Olympian Clinical Research

The FDA has voted to approve SPRAVATO TM (esketamine)! SPRAVATO TM is a nasal spray for adults with treatment-resistant depression. I know what you’re probably thinking…nasal spray?? That’s right! SPRAVATO will offer the first new mechanism of action in 30 years to treat this debilitating disease, continuing Janssen’s 60-plus-year history and commitment to research that make a difference for people living with mental illnesses, including severe mood disorders.” [1].

Migraine Clinical Trials at Riverside Clinical Research

Riverside Clinical Research

Migraines are recurring, pulsing headaches and are often accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to light and sound. Although they most typically affect one side of the head, migraines can produce steady, painful throbs on the sides and front of the head and even around the eyes. Migraines can last anywhere from one hour to three days, making work, normal daily function and the simple enjoyment of life next to impossible.

The Opportunity for Generics Companies and Value Added Medicines in the US and Europe

Camargo

To succeed in today’s highly competitive pharmaceutical landscape, differentiation is key. In recent years, many. The post The Opportunity for Generics Companies and Value Added Medicines in the US and Europe appeared first on Camargo. 505(b)(2) Development Blog Regulatory Strategy & Submissions

PharmacyChecker vs. Big Pharma Front Groups and Allies

Pharmacy Checkers

Americans overwhelmingly believe that drug prices are unreasonably high in our country. Millions have looked to the Internet to find lower drug prices at pharmacies in other countries, many because they have no other choice. For over 16 years, PharmacyChecker has provided online pharmacy verification and drug price comparison information to help these people. As I’ve written about for years, the drug companies and U.S. pharmacy corporations don’t like this and take actions to make it stop.

Standardizing Terminology is a Step Toward Advancing the Clinical Research Industry

VirTrial

Clinical research is a critical component in determining the safety and effectiveness of medications, devices, and treatment regimens. Whether used for prevention, treatment, diagnosis or simply symptom relief, the pharmaceutical industry relies on clinical researchers to test and validate potential new remedies. Without the valuable work of professional clinicians, the industry would stall.

Novartis confirms $9.7bn takeover of The Medicines Company

Una Com Pharma

MedCo is a company that has produced an inhibitor that lowers cholesterol by blocking the synthesis of PCSK9 in the liver rather than targeting the protein itself. It acts via a mechanism that can be given as a subcutaneous injection initially and then again at three months and every six months thereafter MedCo’s Inclisiran is seen as a serious competitor and disrupter to the market, particularity Amgen’s Repatha and Sanofi/Regeneron’s Praluent.

Happy Show Season – Hope To See You On The Fall Trail!

Pharma Packaging Solutions

We’re back on the trail of fall shows where we hope we will run into you. If you will be at Pack Expo Las Vegas, Contract Pharma or CPhI Worldwide, will you let us know? We have plenty of new things to talk about including sustainable packaging – this seems to be a hot topic and we are your sustainability packaging partner. Of course, if you need blister packaging or bottling or vial labeling, we can discuss that too.

Customer Success: Will a generic version of a drug launch? And when?

Drug Patent Watch

DrugPatentWatch serves companies across the drug development-delivery sector. A common request among drug manufacturers, payers, and suppliers alike is anticipation of which branded drugs will face generic competition, and when…. The post Customer Success: Will a generic version of a drug launch? And when? appeared first on DrugPatentWatch - Make Better Decisions. Customer Success Stories Insights Tips, Tricks, and Case Studies

4 Best Practices in TrialKit for Greater Patient Engagement

Crucial Data Soutions

Patient engagement is a multifaceted term that has no standard definition. As an industry, we’ve agreed on its importance, yet still have difficulties settling on how to define it. Instead, experts have suggested four key factors in patient engagement : willingness to be involved, willingness to take a proactive approach, technology adaptability, and availability of psychosocial support.

What Do Patients Want from a Clinical Trial?

Clairnes

The post What Do Patients Want from a Clinical Trial? appeared first on Clinical Trial Recruitment & Management Services. Blog Clariness Patient Recruitment

How to Start a Pharmaceutical Distribution Company?

Fossil Remedies

STEPS TO START A PHARMACEUTICAL DISTRIBUTION COMPANY. When the pharma secto r is touching new heights year after year, it is a great idea to take the business benefits from it. Due to technological and scientific advances, pharmaceutical innovations are happening every second day. It means the opportunities are more than ever, especially if you are an enthusiastic entrepreneur. Start your pharmaceutical distribution company today. What does a pharma distribution company do?

Adult ADHD – Signs and Symptoms

Olympian Clinical Research

We often hear, or even know of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) , but it is much less common to hear of adults with ADHD. The reality is, however, that about 50% of children that are diagnosed with ADHD have continued challenges into adulthood. One of the main reasons we don’t think of adults having ADHD is that they are often better at hiding or masking their symptoms. But the reality is, it’s still a big struggle for many to cope with.

Introducing Clinical Study Finder

Patient Wise

PatientWise is excited to introduce you to Clinical Study Finder (CSF), a website powered by us and created with the sole purpose of connecting clinical research sites to the right patients. We understand that your clinical trials are nothing without volunteers. That’s why PatientWise envisioned a tool to bring patients and researchers together to drive the advancement of medicine.

EIT Health launches 2020 Wild Card with €4 million investment for innovations addressing Women’s Health and Digital Therapeutics.

Drug Discovery Today

EIT Health will invest up to €2 million in two start-ups that offer the most effective and disruptive solutions to address either Women’s Health or Digital Therapeutics.Applications for the Wild Card programme are open until 9th February 2020

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Amazon’s Pharmacy Should Support Importation to Offer Lower Drug Prices

Pharmacy Checkers

Originally published on LinkedIn. With drug prices in the spotlight of our national healthcare debate, one could certainly view Amazon’s entry last year into the pharmacy space as a welcome development. After all, when it comes to upending traditional business models by undercutting their prices, Amazon is king. For Americans, the tens of millions who don’t fill prescriptions each year because of cost, relief can’t come soon enough.

VirTrial Acquires SnapMD and Bolsters Virtual Care Management Platform

VirTrial

Scottsdale, AZ (December 12, 2019) – VirTrial , a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, LLC , announced today the acquisition of SnapMD , an industry-leading provider of telemedicine tools and services that improve patient engagement. The acquisition bolsters VirTrial’s capabilities with access to SnapMD’s telemedicine platform and technical expertise.

Novartis unveils its long-term strategy highlighting 25 potential blockbusters

Una Com Pharma

At a R&D event in London, Novartis unveiled their long-term growth strategy, highlighting 25 or more potential blockbusters. Among these products are a group that are set to enter into pivotal trials in the coming year. These products have been fastracked by Novartis due to belief they address areas of significant unmet need. Some of these products include: · MBGG453: a first-in-class anti- TIM-3 mAb which is currently advancing into a pivotal phase 2 programme in myelodysplastic syndrome.

Pharma Packaging Solutions Expanding Capacity and Services

Pharma Packaging Solutions

With two busy 2019 quarters booked, Pharma Packaging Solutions knew it needed to expand capacity quickly. Investments totaling over $2,7 million were made in several areas. One major investment included additional portable serialization and aggregation equipment to improve efficiency on primary and secondary lines. Additional labeling equipment was ordered and installed along with a leading-edge environmental control system.

The effect of patent expiration on sales of branded competitor drugs in a therapeutic class

Drug Patent Watch

DrugPatentWatch was used in a recent research study on branded drug sales following generic entry. In this paper, authors Jeffrey Fujimoto, Daniel M Tien, Sophie Snyder, Jeppe A Hertz, and…. The post The effect of patent expiration on sales of branded competitor drugs in a therapeutic class appeared first on DrugPatentWatch - Make Better Decisions. Insights Update

eClinical Provider, Crucial Data Solutions, Names Jeff Rogers as President

Crucial Data Soutions

As it experiences significant growth in the eClinical market, Crucial Data Solutions selects its new President. Reno, NV, August 6, 2019 —Crucial Data Solutions, a provider of innovative technologies to advance clinical research, announced today that industry veteran Jeff Rogers has joined the company as President.

What Patient Recruitment Support Do Leaders Want and Need?

Clairnes

The post What Patient Recruitment Support Do Leaders Want and Need? appeared first on Clinical Trial Recruitment & Management Services. Blog Clariness Patient Recruitment

Benefits of Third Party Manufacturing of Pharmaceuticals

Fossil Remedies

ADVANTAGES OF THIRD PARTY MANUFACTURING IN PHARMA INDUSTRY. Amongst various business models used by people in the pharma manufacturing niche, third-party manufacturing is popular. Many people know that the third-party business model gives you a chance to manufacture the products even if you do not have adequate finance. However, it is not the only thing that makes it a successful model. If you want to know about the other benefits, then continue reading the blog. Cost-effective production.

Nintedanib shown to slow lung function decline in patients with systemic sclerosis lung disease

APhA Drug Info Line

Primary Category: Respiratory Key point: Treatment with nintedanib (Ofev—Boehringer Ingelheim) slowed the rate of decline in pulmonary function in adults with interstitial lung disease (ILD) associated with systemic sclerosis, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Finer points: Nintedanib, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, has been shown to have antifibrotic and anti-inflammatory effects in preclinical models of systemic sclerosis and ILD.

4 Patient Recruitment Mistakes to Avoid

Patient Wise

Mistake #1: Misunderstanding your patient’s motivation for participation Understanding a patient’s motivation for participating in clinical research is critical when determining how to recruit patients for clinical trials. Each trial conducted will have a different target audience who is drawn to participate for one reason or another. These motives may vary based on the indication, as well as the level of rarity and severity if the indication being studied.

MediSieve Founder Honoured as MIT Technology Review’s Innovator Under 35

Drug Discovery Today

Dr George Frodsham, CEO and founder of innovative MedTech company, MediSieve, has been selected as one of MIT Technology Review’s Innovators Under 35 Europe 2019

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Investing In The U.S. Health System By Lowering Drug Prices, Reducing, Out-of-Pocket Costs and Improving the Medicare Benefit

Pharmacy Checkers

The following statement , recently published in the Congressional Record , was submitted by Gabriel Levitt on October 30, 2019, on behalf of PharmacyChecker and Prescription Justice, to the Committee on Ways and Means of the U.S. House of Representatives 116th Congress pertaining to a hearing entitled: “Investing In The U.S. Health System By Lowering Drug Prices, Reducing, Out-of-Pocket Costs and Improving the Medicare Benefit”. Investing In The U.S.