02-Sep-2014 - Pharma firms must provide imaginative solid dosage alternatives to tablets and capsules, says researching claiming more than half of patients have problems swallowing traditional pills.
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29-Aug-2014 - BTG has received approval from the China FDA for a liver cancer treatment which uses its hydrogel product DC Beads.
29-Aug-2014 - A candidate Ebola vaccine that uses Immunovaccine's formulation technology has stopped cynomolgus monkeys from catching the disease in a preclinical study.
21-Aug-2014 - US FDA approval of the inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) asthma drug Arnuity will help offset declining sales of the off-patent bestseller Advair, says GlaxoSmithKline.
19-Aug-2014 - For the first time ever, the US FDA has approved a needle-free injection system to deliver the seasonal flu vaccine.
12-Aug-2014 - Pricks are a problem for the drug industry according to Prometheon Pharma, which has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help it develop a needle-free alternative delivery tech.
12-Aug-2014 - Chiasma says a scale-up manufacturing agreement with Capsugel will be unaffected despite Roche pulling out of a commercialisation contract for its oral peptide drug octreotide acetate.
11-Aug-2014 - Mannkind has partnered Sanofi for the marketing and commercialisation of its inhaled insulin drug Afrezza, recently approved by the US FDA.
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