18 Dec 08
According to Diabetes UK, over 2.5 Million people in the UK suffer from diabetes, with half a million of them being unaware they have it.
There are 2 forms of diabetes, and the causes of both types are different, but both result in too much glucose (sugar) in the blood.
16 Dec 08
Naseem Javed, widely recognized as global authority on global corporate nomenclature, image and cyber-branding, author of Naming for Power. Naseem is on global name identity projects and lecturing at various conferences on these ICANN issues.
15 Dec 08
- Dossier admits UK biotech at breaking point.
- Sector can still flourish – but needs major investment.
- Industry calls for new investment partnership with government.
- Creation of two new investment super funds critical to future success.
Ramsay Smith - Media House
05 Dec 08
Patients are being urged to put people power into action from today by rating the service they receive in hospitals using a new tool on the NHS website.
28 Nov 08
According to recent information from MIND, the leading mental health charity, Patient research released today by the Healthcare Commission has revealed that a shocking 68% of mental health inpatients are still being housed on mixed sex wards, showing no improvement on last year's figures
26 Nov 08
Our eMarketing team at PharmiWeb Solutions often works with pharma brand teams to find new ways to reach healthcare professionals with news of the latest product or initiative. And sometimes, it can be challenging, with all of the pressures and time constraints that the average primary care practice faces.
24 Nov 08
We are facing a world where microbes once again have the potential to cause untreatable diseases, due to the resistance to virtually all available drugs. WHO suggests that even if the pharmaceutical industry were to step up the efforts to develop new drugs immediately, some diseases might still not have any effective therapies within the next ten years.
17 Nov 08
The global pain market generated total sales of $34bn in 2007 – but what will the figures be in the next 5 and 10 years? This report tells you.
The pain market has marked strengths and advantages, but is also limited by problems and concerns.
Suvitha Damodaran - Visiongain - Ltd
10 Nov 08
The gastrointestinal (GI) disorders market has been one of the largest and most profitable therapeutic areas in the world pharmaceutical industry. With a reported $49.9bn in revenues in 2007, the GI disorders market competes consistently with cardiovascular diseases and oncology for the top 3 therapeutic areas in terms of market value.
Suvitha Damodaran - Visiongain
04 Nov 08
There is great potential for the women’s reproductive disorders therapeutics market – can you maximise your company’s potential in this growing market?
Andres Arias - Visiongain
04 Nov 08
NHS Direct estimate that one in five UK women over forty years of age suffer from stress incontinence and, whilst it is often caused by childbirth or menopause, it can affect any women at any age.
03 Nov 08
Recent reports state that between four and five percent of the population suffer from Dyslexia. It is estimated that there are about 375,000 pupils in the UK with dyslexia and a total of some two million people who are severely affected. Yet it still can be difficult for parents to find the right help for their children.
31 Oct 08
Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals (P&GP) acknowledges the publication of the new Technology Appraisal Guidance (TAG 160, for the primary prevention, and 161 for the secondary prevention, of osteoporotic fragility fractures in post-menopausal women) issued by NICE.
Sebastian Stokes -Red Door Communications
24 Oct 08
Global survey shows how perceptions of healthcare professionals and patients influence treatment of bipolar disorder
Olwen Glynn Owen - Pharmiweb Field Reporter
24 Oct 08
NHS staff (in England) are making excellent progress against two key priority areas - to reduce waiting times to 18 weeks and cut Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infections - statistics released today show.
21 Oct 08
Boehringer Ingelheim and the search for new targeted cancer treatments
Kelly Smith - OgilvyHealthPR
20 Oct 08
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.
19 Oct 08
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 disability––stroke. Wednesday, 29 October officially marks World Stroke Day.
15 Oct 08
Dr George Patino (aka Giorgio Giovanni Paticciano), 48 years old and a Mexican citizen by birth, was sentenced today at Kingston Crown Court to 3 years imprisonment.
15 Oct 08
Lilly Commences Cash Tender Offer for ImClone Systems at $70 Per Share
15 Oct 08
Data Indicate Bioabsorbable Stent Platform Has Potential to Become the Next Major Breakthrough in Interventional Treatment
15 Oct 08
Sales of $15.9 Billion Increased 6.4% Versus a Year Ago; EPS was $1.17 Excluding 2007 Special Items, 2008 Third-Quarter EPS Increased 10.4%*
Johnson & Johnson Newsroom
13 Oct 08
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.
Olwen Glynn Owen-Pharmiweb Field Reporter
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