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Articles

Putting the case for regenerative medicine

11th December 2014

 Putting the case for regenerative medicine Articles

Stem cell research always courts controversy and an application by the International Stem Cell Corporation (ISCC) for two UK patents for the creation of synthetic cornea from retinal stem cells...

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'Quantified Self' data versus privacy concerns

3rd December 2014

 'Quantified Self' data versus privacy concernsArticles

As data tracking and collection increase, a balance has to be struck between the benefits to health from increased knowledge and the intrusion on individual privacy that results.The 'Quantified Self'...

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Climate change and environmental reporting: US pharma financial disclosures

17th November 2014

 Climate change and environmental reporting: US pharma financial disclosuresArticles

Are big pharma companies merely paying lip service to corporate social responsibility around climate change? An investigation into the disclosures made by 25 of the largest suggests there is a...

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The Medical Innovation Bill: helping patients and innovation, or a prescription for negligence?

5th November 2014

 The Medical Innovation Bill: helping patients and innovation, or a prescription for negligence?Articles

Proposed legislation put forward by Lord Saatchi aims to enable doctors to use untested treatments for patients with life-threatening conditions. pharmaphorum spoke to Dominic Nutt, director of Communications - The...

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News

Republican rise puts Obamacare under more pressure

11th November 2014

 Republican rise puts Obamacare under more pressureNews

The outlook for the Obamacare health reforms are once again in doubt following last week's mid-term elections in which the Republicans won control of the Senate.The rise of the Republicans,...

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AbbVie hits out at US Treasury as Shire bid dies

21st October 2014

 AbbVie hits out at US Treasury as Shire bid dies News

Following AbbVie's recommendation to its shareholders to vote against the takeover of Shire last week, Shire's board has agreed to terminate the Cooperation Agreement and release AbbVie from its obligations...

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AbbVie withdraws Shire bid following US tax changes

16th October 2014

 AbbVie withdraws Shire bid following US tax changesNews

AbbVie's board has recommended its stockholders vote against its proposed £31 billion buyout of Shire as a result of the tightening of US tax laws in September to deter so-called...

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Merck to face sex discrimination charges in US

10th October 2014

 Merck to face sex discrimination charges in USNews

Five women who claim they suffered sex discrimination while working as sales reps for Merck have been told that the company's motion to dismiss the case has been denied by...

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Events

5th Signal Detection Root Cause Analysis & CAPA Summit

22nd January 2015 - 23rd January 2015

5th Signal Detection Root Cause Analysis & CAPA Summit

As the only forum dedicated to identifying clinical and post market non-compliance, understanding the root cause, and responding with appropriate corrective and preventive actions, this event has become the annual...

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