About Author : Pankaj Singh

Pankaj Singh

Pankaj Singh Develops content for Market Size Forecasters, Algosonline, and a couple of other platforms. A Post Graduate in Management by qualification, he worked as an underwriter in the UK insurance domain before deciding to switch his field of profession. With experience in technical and niche writing, he was encouraged to opt for a career in content writing and now pens down articles pertaining to market research, industry news and business trends.



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UK inks deal with Pfizer and BioNTech for potential COVID-19 vaccines

Even though the COVID-19 vaccine hasn’t been launched worldwide, it seems that leading nations are competing over who will have first access once a vaccine is ready. Recently, the government of the UK has reportedly signed an agreement with Pfi...

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JCPenney to axe about 1000 jobs as part of its restructuring bid

J.C. Penney Co., Inc., a renowned American departmental store chain, has reportedly announced plans to align its workforce with the strategy of store optimization and limited store footprint. The company states that around 152 retail shops that would...

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Spotify rolls out service in 13 new European markets including Russia

Audio streaming subscription service Spotify has reportedly announced the launch of its streaming services in 13 new markets spread across Europe including Belarus, Croatia, Kosovo, Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Serbia, Russia, ...

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US buys all of the global supply of Gilead’s COVID-19 drug remdesivir

While top-notch companies are racing to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, it looks like the United States has secured almost all of the world’s supply of interim drug remdesivir to treat patients with COVID-19. According to sources familiar with...

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Potential COVID-19 vaccine by Bharat Biotech to enter clinical trials

Bharat Biotech International, a leading Indian biotechnology company, has reportedly announced that its potential coronavirus vaccine, Covaxin, has received Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) approval to start human trials. The Indian drug regu...

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Seattle Genetics reveals positive data from tisotumab vedotin trial

Seattle Genetics, Inc., a renowned biotechnology firm that focuses on developing antibody-based cancer treatments, has recently revealed positive topline data from its Phase 2 clinical trial (innovaTV 204) assessing tisotumab vedotin for the treatmen...

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Celltrion receives positive opinion for Remsima® SC from CHMP

Celltrion Healthcare, one of the leading biopharmaceutical companies headquartered in Incheon, South Korea, has reportedly announced that CHMP (the Committee Medicinal Products for Human Use) has recommended the company to expand the marketing author...

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2020 On-site introduces new solutions for delayed clinical trials

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the existing ecosystem of clinical trials as a whole. Except for COVID-19, most of the on-going or new clinical studies have essentially delayed or stopped in several countries across the world. In a ...

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Emergency use authorization of Hydroxychloroquine revoked by U.S. FDA

The malaria drug Hydroxychloroquine has been in the headline for the past few months. The drug was hailed as the game-changer in the treatment of COVID-19 by U.S. President Donald Trump. However, the U.S.FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has reporte...

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Super Retail raises USD 203 million to strengthen online capabilities

Super Retail Group Limited, the Australian company which owns and operates a portfolio of retail brands across Australia, has reportedly raised USD 203 million to strengthen its online capabilities and accelerate growth after the COVID-19 crisis. So...

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China successfully launches the Haiyang-1D satellite into orbit

Haiyang-1D is the 6th satellite in the Haiyang series for Ocean observation satellites and was developed by the Chinese Academy of Space technology (CAST). This is the first successful launch for China since January. The notification of successful...

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MindMed to treat cluster headaches using LSD, announces phase 2 trials

The LSD based drug will be used to treat chronic cluster headaches occurring on one side of the head or over the eye. These trials will be conducted in collaboration with Liechti Lab, University of Basil. Phase 1 trials for the drug are already un...

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Huawei launches advertising campaign in UK amid security review

Chinese telecom major Huawei Technologies has reportedly announced the launch of internet campaign and a newspaper to mark two decades of its successful business in the United Kingdom. The company has also expressed its commitment to providing the be...

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Greenphire introduces new budget tool to streamline clinical trails

Greenphire Inc, one of the world’s leading companies in financial lifecycle management for clinical trials, has reportedly launched a new budget development solution named EnvisiX to address the budgeting challenges experienced by CROs and glob...

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Gilead’s Remdesivir improves clinical outcomes in COVID-19 patients

The novel coronavirus outbreak, which led to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, has affected over five million people and taken the lives of over 300 thousand worldwide. But unfortunately, researchers have not been able to find treatment for this highly...

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WHO halts Hydroxychloroquine clinical trial over safety concerns

The malaria drug Hydroxychloroquine has been in the headlines for the past few months. The drug was hailed as the game-changer in the treatment of COVID-19 by the Trump administration. However, the WHO (World Health Organization) has reportedly halte...

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BPCL launches WhatsApp initiative to facilitate domestic gas booking

BPCL has launched a domestic gas booking facility through WhatsApp   “Bharat Gas” cylinders can be booked through a Smartline number provided by the company India’s oil marketing major Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited...

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Poxel announces preclinical outcomes on PXL770 for NASH Combinations

Poxel SA, the France-based dynamic biopharmaceutical firm developing advanced drugs for metabolic diseases, has reportedly announced the preclinical outcomes for PXL770, the main molecule in its AMPK (adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase)...

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EMA accepts marketing authorization application for Roxadustat

Japanese pharmaceutical multinational major Astellas Pharma Inc., has announced that the marketing authorization application for anti-anemic drug Roxadustat has been accepted by the European Medicines Agency. The announcement has reportedly been made...

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J.C Penney announces plans to reopen 153 stores amid a pandemic

While American department store chain J.C. Penney Company, Inc., may have got extra time with Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, a countdown is still looming on the company’s scheduled exit from bankruptcy in November. J.C. Penney was in headlines ...

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Veeva Systems unveils new app MyVeeva for clinical research sites

Veeva Systems, a renowned leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry, has reportedly unveiled a new application for clinical research sites. With competencies for patient adherence, eSource, eConsent, ePRO, virtual visits as...

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Massachusetts earmarks $56m to tackle food insecurity amid COVID-19

In a bid to propel the food supply chain amid COVID-19 fallout, the Baker-Polito administration has announced that state will be infusing $56m to counter food insecurities concerns in Massachusetts. Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito were ...

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CapStone Holdings confirms acquisition of $50M stake in Curaleaf

CapStone Holdings, an investment and business incubator group, recently announced that it has invested about $50 million for a stake in a provider of medical as well as adult-use cannabis products across the U.S., Curaleaf. For the record, CapStone ...

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University of Alberta’s cancer treatment advances to human trial

The treatment would be tested on stage four cancer patients who have not shown response to currently available treatments. University of Alberta has reportedly taken a pioneering step towards developing a treatment for cancer as it announces commenc...

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UK investing in 3 clinical trials to find a cure against COVID-19

While numerous countries are currently working to find a cure for the COVID-19 outbreak, no drug trial has been able to clinically prove that it can treat the coronavirus yet. To further help this global mission of finding a cure, the UK Government h...

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RRH, URMC to initiate clinical trial on a new COVID-19 vaccine

Amidst the ongoing pandemic, several medical institutes and pharma companies are diligently working on developing an antidote for the novel coronavirus. American multinational pharma company, Pfizer and its German business partner BioNTech recently m...

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Shopify launches ‘Shop’ mobile app to compete with retail firm Amazon

Canadian e-commerce giant Shopify is all set to compete with Amazon with the launch of a new shopping app named ‘Shop’ that connects consumers with local businesses. Similar to Amazon, Shop consists of an extensive range of services and o...

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AskBio acquires BrainVectis to expand its gene therapy portfolio

Asklepios BioPharmaceutical, Inc. (AskBio), a prominent U.S.-based clinical-stage AAV gene therapy firm, has recently announced that it has acquired BrainVectis, a Paris-based gene therapy firm renowned for its work in neurodegenerative disorders, es...

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Kroger requests officials to strengthen safety standards for workers

Kroger is requesting government authorities to recognize its employees as "emergency personnel" or "extended first responders" Kroger is one of the largest grocery stores in America with over 2800 stores and 460,000 employees. ...

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TikTok to donate 4 Lakh safety suits to Indian healthcare workers

Amidst lowering availability of medical equipment and safety gear in India during the current COVID-19 crisis, Chinese video-sharing company, TikTok has made a generous gesture by announcing that it will donate about 4 lakh protective hazmat sui...

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Inzomelid declares positive CAPS treatment results, completes Phase I

Inflammasome biotech company Inflazome has reportedly announced the successful completion of Inzomelid’s Phase I clinical study. In addition, the firm has also declared that it has observed positive results from a CAPS (Cryopyrin-Associated Per...

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Flipkart to re-open its online portal to deliver essential products

Flipkart, a renowned Indian e-commerce company, reportedly announced that it would be re-starting its online portal to deliver essential commodities across India. The company had closed down all its operations on Wednesday following the announcement ...

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American Furniture Warehouse to offer engaging digital receipts

American Furniture Warehouse, one of the leading furniture retail firms in the U.S, has reportedly selected flexEngage, a prominent player in personalized transactional communications, for offering dynamic digital receipts to all American furniture i...

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Bright Machines offers free automation service to develop medical devices

As the world comes together to fight against the deadly COVID-19 virus, more and more organizations are pledging their support to find a treatment for this novel disease. Recently, Bright Machines, a smart manufacturing firm, made a similar move when...

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Flu drug ‘favipiravir’ hailed as effective for treating COVID-19

Medical authorities in China have reportedly announced the effectiveness of a drug called favipiravir in treating COVID-19 disease. The drug has originally been adopted for the treatment of new strains of influenza in Japan. According to reliable sou...

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Amazon users may experience delays as items run out of stock

As consumers are increasingly inclining towards online shopping during the present coronavirus pandemic, U.S. e-commerce giant, Amazon.com, Inc., has warned users that they may experience some delays in product delivery as products go out of stock. ...

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Shionogi launches severe thrombocytopenia treatment drug Mulpleo®

Chronic liver disease is a critical healthcare issue in the UK, with number of deaths recorded to go up by 400% since 1970. Currently, transfusion of platelets appears to be the only treatment option available to manage platelet counts, however, phar...

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Innovation Pharmaceuticals eyes Phase 2 trial for Ulcerative Colitis

Phase 2 study trial will analyze the safety and efficacy of oral Brilacidin in active ulcerative colitis across 6 weeks. Brilacidin is being introduced in the form of pill as a non-corticosteroid and non-biologic drug. Innovation Pharmaceuticals...

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EDCTP to grant 21.9 million euros to PAMAfrica research consortium

  EDCTP has granted the PAMAfrica research consortium 21.9 million euros over a 5 year period while the other International research partners like MMV, Novartis, and others would contribute 22 million euros. Project would include development...

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Biohaven’s migraine drug NURTEC™ ODT receives FDA approval

A clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd. recently announced that the FDA has approved NURTEC™ ODT, which has been developed for the acute treatment of migraine in adults. The drug is the firs...

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UNMC commences clinical trial of remdesivir for treating COVID-19

A controlled, randomized clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the investigational antiviral, remdesivir, in COVID-19 patients has reportedly commenced at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha. According to source...

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U.S. to pour $2.5 billion to fight potential coronavirus pandemic

As the coronavirus epidemic continues to scale its way towards the West, several prominent countries across the world have started to develop novel drug solutions for fighting this disease. South Korea recently announced that it is planning to test o...

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ReNeuron shares positive data from Phase 1/2a hRPC stem cell study

ReNeuron Group plc, a UK based pharmaceutical firm that specializes in cell-based therapeutics, has recently announced encouraging long-term data from its Phase 1/2a clinical study of hRPC stem cell therapy in RP (retinitis pigmentosa). Currently, R...

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Recardio announces conclusion of interim analysis of Phase 2 in AMI

  The study of combination of dutogliptin and filgrastim involved approximately 120 patient enrollments. The company expects the trial completion by year end. Treatment trials across various pharmaceutical companies are on the go lately. S...

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U.S. FDA gives nod to Inovio to start Phase ½ trial for INO-3107

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has received green signal from the U.S. FDA to assess its Phase ½ trial for DNA medicine INO-3107 aimed at treating RRP (Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis). For the uninitiated, a rare disease inflicted by the H...

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Moderna enrolls Phase 2 trial to test mRNA-1647 immunogenicity & safety

Moderna, Inc., a biotechnology company pioneering in drug discovery and development based on mRNA, has recently announced the enrollment of the Phase 2 dose-confirmation study. The data for the clinical study of mRNA vaccine against CMV (cytomegalovi...

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Apple delays reopening Chinese stores following coronavirus outbreak

Technology companies worldwide are being impacted by the coronavirus outbreak currently prevailing in China. Reportedly, U.S. tech giant, Apple Inc. has recently announced extending the shutdown of its retail stores in China. Apple had earlier said ...

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Fluent Commerce and BORN Group enter into a global partnership deal

BORN Group, a prominent digital agency that focuses on enterprise commerce and experience management solutions, has recently signed a global partnership deal with cloud-native distributed order management platform, Fluent Commerce. By delivering rea...

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MEDISCA issues U.S. Patent 10,420,705 for planetary mixers adapter

MEDISCA Inc., a global leader in the pharmaceutical compounding industry, has recently announced the issuance of U.S. Patent 10,420,705 for an adapter used in planetary mixers. This adapter caters to customers who seek homogeneity and faster mixing t...

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Grab acquires Bento Invest to offer retail wealth management services

Ridesharing firm, Grab has reportedly acquired Singapore-based robo-advisory firm, Bento Invest to enter into the retail wealth management sphere. This acquisition will enable Grab to offer retail investment and wealth management solutions to its eco...

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Mesoblast submits BLA to get Ryoncil™ FDA-approved for treating SRaGVHD

Mesoblast Limited has recently announced the submission of the completed BLA (Biologics License Application) to the U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for Ryoncil™. Mesoblast is an Australian regenerative medicine company that develops cel...

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Linx set to acquire PinPag to bolster its cross selling strategy

Acquisitions and collaborations have become commonplace across industries worldwide. So is the case with a Brazilian retail software expert, Linx. The company is all set to take over PinPag, a specialist in products and services for modes of payment ...

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Pulse Biosciences to present data on NPS technology for treating nBCC

Pulse Biosciences Inc., a bioelectric medicine company, has reportedly announced that it will be presenting its scientific study assessing the clinical and histologic response of NPS™(Nano-Pulse Stimulation™) technology in treating critic...

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Just Eat nabs deal with McDonald’s for home delivery services

American fast-food company, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) has reportedly partnered with online food ordering and delivery company Just Eat plc to deliver McMuffins and Big Macs across the United Kingdom and Ireland. Reportedly, Just Eat beat ri...

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Epizyme gets FDA approval for TAZVERIK™ to treat epithelioid sarcoma

Epizyme, Inc., a renowned biopharmaceutical company developing new epigenetic therapies, has reportedly announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration has granted the accelerated approval of the company’s drug candidate, TAZVERIK...

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PayPal and UnionPay partner to expand their global consumer base

Digital payment applications have simplified cashless transactions by offering payment options in both offline and online mode. Within a short span of time, the digital payment industry has seen significant growth, with various prominent players cons...

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Eli Lilly and Company to build a manufacturing unit in North Carolina

Global pharmaceutical firm, Eli Lilly and Company has recently revealed plans to create over 460 new jobs by investing nearly $470 million in Durham, North Carolina. Reportedly, the project would introduce a brand new state-of-the-art pharmaceutical ...

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Amazon to open new fulfillment center with 500 jobs in Coweta County

Brian Kemp, the 83rd Governor of Georgia, has recently announced that Amazon will be launching a new fulfillment center in Newman, adding 500 full-time jobs at the new facility in Coweta County. Employees in the facility will pick, pack, and ship var...

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Payless emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcy to reopen U.S. stores

Payless ShoeSource has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy for the second time and is planning a comeback after the closure of Brookville distribution center and retail stores in 2019. The company is currently focusing to expand in the international m...

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Amazon puts an end to FedEx Ground ban for third-party Prime shipments

Amazon, a leading company in the e-Commerce sector, has recently decided to lift its shipping ban on FedEx Ground deliveries for third-party Prime deliveries. Under the new agreement, third-party sellers will have access to FedEx services for faster ...

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Samsung to unveil retail innovations to enhance in-store experiences

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. is reportedly set to highlight several innovations for brick-and-mortar retailers to reinvent and upgrade customers’ in-store experience at the 2020 NRF (Retail’s Big Show). The company is driven by its l...

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Intel partners with AREA15 to make new strides in the retail sector

To thrive in this digital age, reinvention has become a vital aspect for the retail industry. The quest to draw new customers has encouraged retailers to come up with unique and engaging shopping ideas. To further this cause, Intel has reportedly ann...

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Teledentistry pioneer, Smile Direct Club plans to expand in Hong Kong

SmileDirectClub, a pioneer in teledentistry recently announced plans to expand in Asia, by acquainting Hongkongers with doctor-directed remote clear aligner therapy. The company has introduced an affordable and convenient tooth straightenin...

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Amazon & Future Retail join hands in agreement for business expansion

  The retail giant has entered into a long-term business agreement with Future Retail to strengthen the latter’s footprint in one of the key overseas markets. Under the agreement, Amazon India would emerge out as a sole authorized onl...

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Chembio announces update on the FDA submission of DDP HIV-syphilis

  The developer and marketer of rapid diagnostic tests anticipates the FDA approval of its micro reader and multiplex test in the first quarter of 2020. DPP HIV-Syphilis system developed by the company providers the detection of antibodies t...

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BBVA partners with El Celler de Can Roca to launch products on Amazon

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA), a Spanish financial service company, has recently announced its partnership with restaurant chain El Celler de Can Roca to launch the sale of variety of products on Amazon.  In par with its commitme...

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FDA approves AVITA Medical’s IDE application to assess RECELL system

AVITA Medical Limited, a regenerative medicine firm addressing unmet medical needs in therapeutic skin restoration, has reportedly announced that its IDE (Investigational Device Exemption) application to carry out a feasibility study assessing the ef...

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Patient screening of Innovation Pharmaceuticals’ phase 1 trial in Jan

Innovation pharmaceuticals is gearing for the roll out of patient screening for phase 1 trial in January that will apparently examine the significance of delayed release tablets for oral Brilacidin’s colonic delivery in healthy volunteers which...

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FDA authorizes Allergan’s oral medication Ubrelvy to treat migraine

FDA authorizes Allergan’s oral medication Ubrelvy to treat migraine Allergan, a renowned Irish pharmaceutical company involved in acquisition, development and marketing of brand-name medications, reportedly announced the FDA approval for Ubrel...

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Allergan receives approval for its migraine drug Ubrelvy from FDA

Allergan, a renowned multinational biopharmaceutical company, has been awarded approval for its oral CGRP (calcitonin gene-related peptide) medicine for the treatment of migraines. The field of CGRP migraine prevention already contains three medicine...

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MODAG starts first-in-human Phase 1 clinical trial for Anle138b

MODAG has announced the start of clinical trial and recruitment for a first-in-human Phase 1 study of Anle 138b in healthy volunteers. Reportedly, the compound is being fostered for the Multiple System Atrophy (MSA)’s treatment with the capabil...

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Amazon and FedEx feud to impact third-party sellers this Christmas

E-commerce giant Amazon Inc. has reportedly blocked third-party sellers from using FedEx’s ground delivery network, marking the latest escalation in the two firm’s rivalry. According to a FedEx representative, this move is likely to ...

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Allied Wallet brings 1,000 live merchants onboard in Thailand

Allied Wallet, a globally leading provider of payment gateway solutions, has reportedly announced to have brought over 1,000 live merchants onboard its platform in Thailand after opening a new office in Bangkok to support the growing demand for e-com...

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Walgreens and Kroger to form a new group purchasing venture

Walgreens, a renowned U.S. based pharmacy-led health, beauty and well-being company, and Kroger, an American retail company, reportedly announced that they would be expanding their existing relationship to create a new group purchasing organization. ...

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GE Healthcare Life Sciences & ASLS unite to advance 3D biofabrication

  The alliance is aimed at personalizing regenerative tissue manufacturing processes Vascularized printed cells are set to pave the way for more complex biological structures including soft tissue, organ replacements and bone GE Healthcare ...

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