Monday, April 12, 2021

Nearly 90K sign petition urging for cash injection to revive community pharmacy in England

Amidst growing calls for adequate funding to rejuvenate community pharmacy in the country, thousands have signed a petition calling on the government to recompense...

Avicenna buys all 57 Dudley Taylor pharmacies

Avicenna Pharmacy has announced that it has acquired Warwick-based Dudley Taylor Pharmacies Ltd, consisting of 57 stores. The latest acquisition by Croydon-based pharmacy chain has...

CMA joins global partners to protect consumers from any anti-competitive pharma mergers

Competition and Markets Authority has joined forces with counterpart organisations in the US, Canada, and Europe to consider its approach to investigating pharmaceutical mergers. The...

The Growing Online Gambling Pandemic

One of the big areas of research in recent years has been toward the growing pandemic of online gambling, particularly amongst a younger audience,...

Lupin launches generic cholesterol-lowering drug in US

Indian multinational pharmaceutical company Lupin has launched a generic cholesterol-lowering tablets in the US market. The company has launched Atorvastatin Calcium tablets in the strengths...

US backs Roche’s Covid-19-flu differentiation test

Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Roche said Friday (September 4)it had received the green light in the United States for emergency use of a diagnostic test...

Novartis profits climb despite Covid-19 sales swings

Swiss pharma giant Novartis reported Tuesday (July 21) higher profits in the first half of the year despite the coronavirus pandemic causing swings in sales. During the...

‘Cash is king’ in a crisis

Accountants tell us that turnover is vanity, profit is sanity, but cash is king. This is so true in a crisis and even more so...

Novartis, US drug regulator agree to malaria drug trial to fight Covid-19

Novartis has won the go-ahead from the US Food and Drug Administration to conduct a randomized trial of malaria drug hydroxychloroquine against Covid-19 disease, the...

Boots partners with LIVI to strengthen its digital pharmacy services

Boots UK on Thursday (16) announced a new partnership with digital healthcare provider LIVI to strengthen its digital pharmacy services. The existing Boots UK and LIVI...