We found 160 records for "Drug safety / pharmacovigilance"

Articles

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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Better outlook for clinical trials in India

5th August 2015

 Better outlook for clinical trials in IndiaArticles

When the Indian government changed the guidance around conducting clinical trials, it put the country out of step with the rest of the world and led to a dramatic drop...

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News

Australian biotech joins race to develop Zika vaccine

2nd February 2016

 Australian biotech joins race to develop Zika vaccineNews

A vaccine developed by Australian biotech company Sementis could be re-purposed to help prevent the spread of the Zika virus.Transmitted by the aedes mosquito, Zika is suspected to be behind...

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BMJ calls for retraction of Seroxat trial in adolescents

18th September 2015

 BMJ calls for retraction of Seroxat trial in adolescentsNews

A re-analysis of a clinical trial of GlaxoSmithKline's antidepressant Seroxat suggests the drug is ineffective and unsafe in younger patients, contradicting its earlier conclusions.The new study - published in the...

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Boehringer boost as MHRA confirms benefit of stroke drug alteplase

24th July 2015

 Boehringer boost as MHRA confirms benefit of stroke drug alteplaseNews

Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) is celebrating after an independent evaluation in the UK has reconfirmed that the benefits of its clot-busting drug alteplase outweigh the risks for acute ischaemic stroke.An eagerly-awaited...

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Can web searches help the FDA monitor drug safety?

20th July 2015

 Can web searches help the FDA monitor drug safety?News

Momentum is building behind the idea of using internet search engines to feed information to the US FDA on adverse events linked to drugs and medical devices.According to a Bloomberg report,...

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White Papers

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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Understanding the psychological blocks in medicine-taking: how pharma can help

17th June 2014

 Understanding the psychological blocks in medicine-taking: how pharma can helpWhite Papers

Medicines adherence remains a massive problem for healthcare systems, the pharmaceutical industry and patients, leading to increased disease burden and personal risks. In this new white paper, Hannah Gagen looks...

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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

RNA Therapeutics

15th February 2016 - 16th February 2016

RNA Therapeutics

Bringing new concepts of functionalised nanoparticles for targeted delivery, SMi’s 7th annual RNA Therapeutics conference will feature a mix of case study-led presentations, panel debates, interactive workshops and keynote addresses...

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Genetics in Forensics

14th March 2016 - 15th March 2016

Genetics in Forensics

Oxford Global is proud to present the Genetics in Forensics Congress, on the 14th and 15th of March 2016 in central London. Over two days our event will bring...

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3rd Annual Peptides Congress

18th April 2016 - 19th April 2016

3rd Annual Peptides Congress

Building on the success of our biologics conference series, Oxford Global is proud to announce the highly anticipated 3rd Annual Peptides Congress. Leading pharmaceutical representatives will discuss the current landscape...

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Pre-Filled Syringes East Coast

25th April 2016 - 26th April 2016

Pre-Filled Syringes East Coast

Emulating the success of its 2015 sell-out show, SMi Group is delighted to announce the return of the 3rd annual conference and exhibition: Pre-Filled Syringes - East Coast, taking place...

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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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