The ever-evolving healthcare industry has very few constants, and the pharmaceutical sales industry is just another piece of the puzzle that is in the middle of a major transformation. For multinationals, eager to sell their drugs in different countries, juggling between scores of different languages and different laws has always proved to be a major dampener.
This week, organizations around the globe are working to create awareness and educate people about the signs, symptoms, treatment and prevention of one of the leading causes of death and disabilityâ€“â€“stroke. Wednesday, 29 October officially marks World Stroke Day.
The pharmaceutical industry has often been described as counter-recessionary, the broad logic being that people will always get sick, and hence there will be a continuous demand for drugs. And whilst this may be true at a surface level, a more granular analysis would reveal dissimilarities between different segments of the industry
The new oral antidiabetic drugs sitagliptin and vildagliptin work by boosting the guts incretin hormones GLP-1 and GIP to regulate insulin secretion following food intake and glucagon secretion when blood sugar is low.
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Current treatments for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are failing to control patients' pain adequately, and health care professionals are not fully addressing patients' concerns, new research suggests. At the recent Annual Congress of Rheumatology meeting (EULAR) in Paris this summer, findings of a study presented during a UCB-sponsored symposium highlighted a mismatch between perceptions of patients and professionals as to what constitutes effective management of RA
Olwen Glynn Owen - Pharmiweb Field Reporter
Deciding whether or not women with breast cancer require adjuvant chemotherapy after removal of the primary tumour has traditionally been based on a series of prognostic clinical features such as tumour size, lymph node involvement, and other factors. If risk of recurrence is deemed low, adjuvant therapy and its associated toxicity can be avoided. Molecular technology is now available to help clinicians decide on the risks of a particular tumour recurring, based on its genetic fingerprint.
Olwen Glynn Owen - Pharmiweb Field reporter
Sydney, Australia 29th September, 2008. A recent case heard in the Federal Court of Australia illustrates the need for comprehensive, accurate and regularly updated patent information to ensure that the planned launch of a generic pharmaceutical product is not delayed.
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- Respiratory illness effects more than 1 billion people.
- Asthma is on the increase
- Respiratory drugs generated a total revenue of more than $30.5 billion for the 12 months of 2006
- The market shows a percentage increase year-on-year
Parkinson's is a progressive neurological condition affecting movements such as walking, talking, and writing. It is named after Dr. James Parkinson (1755-1824), the London doctor who first identified Parkinson's as a specific condition.
Parkinson's Disease Society
All industries today face perpetual change and the need to cope with new challenges; nowhere is this trend more prevalent than in the life sciences industries, ie pharmaceuticals, biotech, diagnostics, medical devices and healthcare services.
Nearly six million people in the UK suffer from migraines with 190,000 attacks occurring every day*. Two out of three sufferers are women** and, in total, migraines cost the UK around Ă‚ÂŁ1 billion per annum***.
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