We found 172 records for "Drug safety / pharmacovigilance"

Articles

Best practice for monitoring medication errors

24th February 2016

 Best practice for monitoring medication errors Articles

Seema Jaitly defines what constitutes a medication error and explains the process for accurate recording and reporting so that risks can be assessed and reduced. Seema JaitlyThere is a need for...

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Ethical considerations in paediatric clinical trials

16th October 2015

 Ethical considerations in paediatric clinical trialsArticles

Tom McGraw and George Sillup examine the current and historical issues around clinical trials, particularly in relation to testing on children, outlining US guidelines and pointers for success.There has been...

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Social adverse event reporting - giving a voice to patients

25th September 2015

 Social adverse event reporting - giving a voice to patientsArticles

This series examines five ways in which social media is having an impact on the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, focusing on how it can be harnessed to help traditional...

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10 packaging safety considerations for pharma

23rd September 2015

 10 packaging safety considerations for pharmaArticles

The task of meeting the 'Safety Features' requirements of the EU Falsified Medicines Directive (EU-FMD) is daunting, and the details of the proposed legislation are not widely understood. Christoph Krähenbühl...

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News

FDA rejects Newron's Parkinson's drug, better news for potential Acadia blockbuster

30th March 2016

 FDA rejects Newron's Parkinson's drug, better news for potential Acadia blockbusterNews

Newron and Zambon's Parkinson's disease drug, Xadago (safinamide), has been rejected by the Food and Drug Administration – but the regulator's advisors have backed Acadia Pharmaceuticals' potential Parkinson's pyschosis blockbuster,...

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Pfizer's Xeljanz impresses in ulcerative colitis in latest attempt to expand portfolio

21st March 2016

 Pfizer's Xeljanz impresses in ulcerative colitis in latest attempt to expand portfolioNews

Phase 3 data for Pfizer's JAK inhibitor Xeljanz (tofacitinib) in ulcerative colitis has met both primary and secondary safety and efficacy endpoints.The data were presented at the European Crohn's and...

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European regulator to probe Zydelig safety

14th March 2016

 European regulator to probe Zydelig safetyNews

The European Medicines Agency has begun a review of Gilead's blood cancer drug Zydelig (idelalisib) after clinical trials of combinations with other drugs raised safety concerns.The regulator said late on...

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Drug trial regulation in question following Bial tragedy

11th March 2016

 Drug trial regulation in question following Bial tragedyNews

An investigation into the drug trial that killed one volunteer and left five others hospitalised has concluded that a catalogue of misjudgements caused the tragedy.The phase 1 trials of Bial's...

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White Papers

Patient centricity: How does Boehringer Ingelheim UK measure up?

9th February 2016

 Patient centricity: How does Boehringer Ingelheim UK measure up?White Papers

Patient centricity is a subject that is massively talked about but few can 'walk the talk'. Fewer still can demonstrate what that walk has achieved and where it is headed. In 2015 Boehringer Ingelheim UK...

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Diabetes in France

23rd July 2014

 Diabetes in FranceWhite Papers

Analysis of open social media in relation to a particular disease area can provide useful intelligence on how different treatments and pharmaceutical companies are perceived, by both doctors and patients,...

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Diabetes in Germany

16th July 2014

 Diabetes in GermanyWhite Papers

Analysis of open social media in relation to a particular disease area can provide useful intelligence on how different treatments and pharmaceutical companies are perceived, by both doctors and patients,...

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Diabetes in the UK

9th July 2014

 Diabetes in the UKWhite Papers

Analysis of open social media in relation to a particular disease area can provide useful intelligence on how different treatments and pharmaceutical companies are perceived, by both doctors and patients,...

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Audio & Video

Full round table: Oncology shaping the future of personalised healthcare

  Watch the full round table video debate on 'oncology shaping the future of personalised healthcare', to see what our expert panel, with representation from pharma, diagnostics, physicians and patients, think...

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Part four: Oncology shaping the future of personalised healthcare

  In the final section of our video round table on personalised healthcare in oncology, the expert panel reviews where this space is heading, how lessons learned can apply beyond cancer...

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Events

Clinical Trial Supply West Coast 2016

18th May 2016 - 19th May 2016

Clinical Trial Supply West Coast 2016

The 9th annual Clinical Trial Supply West Coast conference will be taking this May in San Mateo, California. Targeted specifically to the needs of the region, this event offers the...

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Pain Therapeutics

23rd May 2016 - 24th May 2016

Pain Therapeutics

SMi’s 16th annual Pain Therapeutics conference will hone in on the latest innovations and novel approaches to pain therapy and analgesic drugs as well as look at the practicalities of...

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2nd Annual Pharmacovigilance Europe 2016

24th May 2016 - 25th May 2016

2nd Annual Pharmacovigilance Europe 2016

Rapid growth of pharmaceutical industries has resulted in innovations and increase in the number of drugs into the market, which has also resulted in rise of adverse drug events and...

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Pre-Filled Syringes West Coast

6th June 2016 - 7th June 2016

Pre-Filled Syringes West Coast

Join PFS West Coast 2016 today and be part of the discussion with elite PFS industry experts. This must-attend meeting will provide a unique and intimate networking platform for you...

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Press Releases

What do coal, fish and life science graduates all have in common? You will be shocked!

21st July 2015

What do coal, fish and life science graduates all have in common? You will be shocked!

  What do coal, fish and life science graduates all have in common? You will be shocked!       This island is made mainly of coal and surrounded by fish. Only a planning...

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UK’s Department of Health deploys information campaign to ensure continued vigilance over Ebola

27th March 2015

UK’s Department of Health deploys information campaign to ensure continued vigilance over Ebola

The threat of Ebola being transmitted within the UK may be low but frontline health workers must remain vigilant nevertheless. This is the message being communicated by the Department of...

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New Schoonveld book is now available!

10th December 2014

New Schoonveld book is now available!

It's here!   The eagerly awaited new editon of THE PRICE OF GLOBAL HEALTH  is now available.   Written by global drug pricing expert Ed Schoonveld, The Price of Global Health (second edition) is...

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Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services redefines healthcare outsourcing to meet pharma's challenges

5th February 2014

Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services redefines healthcare outsourcing to meet pharma's challenges

  Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services   redefines healthcare outsourcing to meet pharma’s challenges   03 February 2014: UDG Healthcare plc (formerly United Drug plc), a leading international provider of services to healthcare manufacturers...

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