15-Apr-2014 - Hovione has obtained a US patent for a cheap capsule-based dry powder inhaler that it claims is cheaper for manufacturers to produce and easier for patients to use.
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09-Apr-2014 - Recent outbreaks of a strain of meningitis, known as “serogroup B” or “MenB”, on US college campuses have caused both Pfizer and Novartis to develop new vaccines.
08-Apr-2014 - Molecular Profiles has invested in hot melt extrusion (HME) and nano milling capabilities citing client demand for improving the bioavailablity of drugs.
08-Apr-2014 - A consortium developing treatments for children infected by parasitic worms has signed up Brazilian drugmaker Fiocruz to support upcoming clinical trials.
02-Apr-2014 - A US FDA review panel has recommended that Afrezza be approved and concluded that the technology used to deliver MannKind's inhalable insulin does not damage airways or lung cells.
01-Apr-2014 - An intracochlear drug delivery implant could be powered over several months by a biodegradable battery according to an expert.
27-Mar-2014 - ADC-makers could avoid using costly cytotoxics in antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) by using near‐infrared (NIR) light to activate targeted cell-killing payloads, says Goodwin who has team up with Aspyrian Therapeutics.
26-Mar-2014 - GSK has ‘smashed’ production targets at a UK inhaler plant by revving up manufacturing operations with knowhow developed in Formula One pit lanes by partner, McLaren.
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