02-Sep-2015 - Amgen has retracted a study showing how grizzly bears could hold the key to understanding diabetes after one of the authors was found to have manipulated data.
News in brief
02-Sep-2015 - Pfizer has confirmed it is in discussion with labour unions in Korea as part of an evaluation of its business in the country.
31-Aug-2015 - New US drug shortages this year are running roughly at the same levels as the last two years, and far below the record highs seen earlier this decade, the US FDA told in-Pharmatechnologist.
31-Aug-2015 - The US FDA has found no systemic issues affecting the safety or efficacy of generics clinically tested at GVK BioSciences, but says it supports Europe’s ban of around 700 products.
28-Aug-2015 - The US FDA has published long-awaited guidelines on the non-proprietary naming of biological products, but biosimilar makers say adding a random four-letter suffix could needlessly complicate the prescribing system.
27-Aug-2015 - A UK man has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for smuggling illegal erectile dysfunction drugs following an MHRA investigation.
27-Aug-2015 - Product problems for Allergan and Danish Leo Pharma, plus the Japanese regulator reviews a Bristol-Myers Squibb mAb.
26-Aug-2015 - The UK regulator is launching a calculator to help pharma companies calculate the fees for drug applications.