Tag Archives: Drug

The Decades-long Quest to Cure Cancer

The Decades-long Quest to Cure Cancer

  Paris, France – US President Barack Obama’s announcement of a “moonshot” bid to curecancer, continues a centuries-long quest to defeat a disease which kills over eight million people every year. ...

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Drug Firm Announces Advance in Quest for HIV Cure

Drug Firm Announces Advance in Quest for HIV Cure

  Oslo, Norway – A Norwegian drug firm on Tuesday announced an advance in its quest for an HIV cure with a drug combination which seeks to force the virus out ...

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Drug-resistant Malaria Could Spread to Africa: Study

Drug-resistant Malaria Could Spread to Africa: Study

  Paris, France – A drug-resistant malaria parasite from southeast Asia can infect African mosquitoes, said a study Tuesday, boosting fears that a hard-to-cure variant of the disease could reach the ...

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Major Aspirin Anti-cancer Trial Launches in UK

Major Aspirin Anti-cancer Trial Launches in UK

  London, United Kingdom – The world’s largest ever clinical trial into whether taking a daily dose of aspirin can stop five common cancers from recurring was launched in Britain. The ...

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Blood-Test Startup Theranos Defends ‘Integrity’

Blood-Test Startup Theranos Defends ‘Integrity’

  Laguna Beach, United States – The founder of innovative blood test startup Theranos on Wednesday challenged The Wall Street Journal on its own turf about an investigation into the firm’s ...

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Diabetes Drug Helps People Lose Weight: Study

Diabetes Drug Helps People Lose Weight: Study

  Miami, United States – Liraglutide, an injectable diabetes drug that US regulators approved last year for weight loss, helped obese people lose an average of 18 pounds (eight kilograms), a yearlong study said Wednesday. ...

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Inbound Drug Shipments Subject to Customs Inspection  

Inbound Drug Shipments Subject to Customs Inspection  

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Customs authorities are legally authorized to subject drug/medicine shipments to the same procedures as other products brought into the country. According to the Bureau of Customs, ...

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Japan’s Fujifilm Says Boosting Supply of Ebola Drug

Japan’s Fujifilm Says Boosting Supply of Ebola Drug

  TOKYO, October 21, 2014 (AFP) – Fujifilm shares rose in Tokyo on Tuesday after it said it would increase its supply of an experimental Ebola drug to help stem ...

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AstraZeneca Drug Targets ‘Diabesity’ Among Pinoys

AstraZeneca Drug Targets ‘Diabesity’ Among Pinoys

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES, 7 October 2014 – Almost 85% of Filipino patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus are struggling to achieve their target blood glucose level. Apart from this, one ...

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