Researchers have discovered how to transform human embryonic stem cells into germ cells, an advance that will allow them to observe previously inaccessible human germ cells in laboratory dishes.
Integrated Clinical Solutions (Inclinical) announced the release of Version 2.0 of inclinicalperform for use within clinical trial operations.
Health Decisions, a full-service clinical research organization (CRO) specializing in high-efficiency adaptive solutions, has rolled out the next phase of its recently launched HD360? trial management platform: Monitor View.
BioClinica, Inc., a global provider of clinical trial services, has acquired privately-held Tourtellotte Solutions, Inc., a leader in software and services for the bio-pharmaceutical industry.
Phase Forward, a provider of data management solutions for clinical trials and drug safety, released a new version of its Interactive Response Technology (IRT) solution, Phase Forward IRT 5.0.
Medicare officials are backing off a policy that pushed many doctors to use a $2,000 injectable drug for a potentially blinding eye disorder, over a similar treatment that costs about $50.
Medical practitioners presented ardent as well as disparate views to a Vermont state panel reviewing the merits of free medicine samples provided at doctors' offices.
Cephalon Inc. said third-quarter earnings fell from a year ago, when the biotech firm recorded a $66.1 million tax benefit.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. said its hepatitis C treatment telaprevir created an immune system response to the virus in patients who had not been helped by other drugs.
GlaxoSmithKline PLC, the world's second largest drug maker by revenue, posted an 11 percent rise in third quarter earnings on the back of strong sales of the flu drug Relenza and forecast an even bigger boost from its swine flu vaccines in the final quarter of the year.
Federal advisers said that more data is needed to judge the effectiveness of Human Genome Sciences' anthrax treatment compared with existing anti-bacterial drugs.
A Huntsville, Ala., company is recalling about 250 million Accusure insulin syringes it has distributed nationwide since January 2002 because the products' needles could detach from the syringes.
Children on widely used psychiatric drugs can quickly gain an alarming amount of weight; many pack on nearly 20 pounds and become obese within just 11 weeks, a study found.
Two University of Rhode Island associate professors have discovered a technology that can detect cancerous tumors and deliver treatment to them without the harming the healthy cells surrounding them, thereby significantly reducing side effects.
An experimental drug cocktail that includes three prescriptions now widely available offers the best hope in developing a single agent to treat drug-resistant H1N1 swine flu, says a virology researcher in the University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases.