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Pharma News for Amgen, Horizon, Vertex, Moleculin, BRIM, Eisai, UCB
Amgen to Purchase Horizon Therapeutics; IND Clearance to Vertex’s VX-522; FDA Fast-Track Designation for Moleculin’s WP1122; Orphan Drug Designation to Brim’s WP1122; Eisai Presents Results of Lecanemab Phase 3 Confirmatory Clarity Ad Study; UCB Announces Phase 3 Studies for Bimekizumab

Amgen Inc. Agrees to Purchase Dublin-based Horizon Therapeutics Plc. for €24.7 Billion  Amgen Inc. has agreed to buy Dublin-based Horizon Therapeutics Plc. for €24.7 billion ($26 billion), in a deal that could face further delays or a breakdown in negotiations. Following Sanofi's withdrawal from the race, c...

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Alarming Growth of Chronic Respiratory Diseases (CRDs) and Their Prolonged Impact on the Quality of Life

Today, the increasing prevalence of Chronic Respiratory Diseases (CRDs) is one of the leading health challenges worldwide. CRDs affect hundreds of millions of people and cause huge mortality, morbidity, immense socio-economic burden, and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs).  Over the past few decades, si...

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Pharma happenings for Urovant's vibegron Genmab and Polyphor
Cancer-killing virus flees immune destruction and attacks metastatic lung tumors; Urovant’s vibegron fails trial; Genmab discards antibody-drug conjugate; Polyphor picks up $3.3M for inhaled antibiotic

Cancer-killing virus flees immune destruction and attacks metastatic lung tumors in mice Several viruses have a natural ability to eliminate cancer; however translating them into treatments has proven difficult, partly due to the immune system tends to kill them before they can reach cancer cells. Researchers fr...

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FDA permits COVID-19 treatment, Roche’s antibiotics pact, Moderna’s vaccine, FDA permits Remdesivir, ReCode needs USD 80 Million

FDA permits COVID-19 treatments with blood from survivors The FDA revealed the convalescent plasma use that is derived from the donated blood of people that have recovered from COVID-19 and that might have beneficial antibodies. It is being used as an investigational treatment for patients with severe cases of t...

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NTM infection drug pipeline
Bridging the gap: Nontuberculous mycobacterium Infections Drug Pipeline

Slowly or rapidly growing bacteria- Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM), might appear innocuous, however, NTM infections have a notably higher total prevalence of 3,65,273 in the 7MM, estimates DelveInsight. Despite the global prevalence, clear from the facts and figures, the available therapies are entirely on an in...

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Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Infection
Lack of effective therapy: A major Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Infection Market Driver

Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) is a ubiquitous, aerobic, non-motile, acid-fast bacteria, which, when inhaled, may cause severe lung disorders. Especially common in the elderly, individuals with lung diseases, slender caucasian women, and people with esophageal disorders, NTM affects both healthy persons and thos...

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FDA approval to AZ’s Farxiga for heart failure; GSK divests two travel vaccines to Bavarian Nordic; New breakthrough therapy for Cystic Fibrosis

The US FDA today has given its nod to Trikafta (elexacaftor/ivacaftor/tezacaftor) of Vertex Pharmaceuticals, the first of its kind triple combination therapy for the patients with cystic fibrosis. The drug, Trikafta, has been approved for patients of age 12 years and older who have at least one F508del mutation...

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Cystic Fibrosis Drug Market
Cystic Fibrosis Drug Market: Emerging drugs that may improve lung infections

Cystic fibrosis (CF) manifests as a clinical syndrome characterized by chronic sinopulmonary infection as well as by gastrointestinal, nutritional, and other abnormalities. Lung damage secondary to chronic infection is the main determinant of morbidity and mortality in individuals with cystic fibrosis. CF indivi...

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Approach for Cystic Fibrosis; An alternative for Statins; Oral medications not safe; Carbon monoxide poisoning treatment gets approval

A New Approach to treat Cystic Fibrosis Researchers at the University of Illinois in Champaign have found that anti-fungal drug amphotericin that helps lung cells to fight chronic bacterial lung infection can help in treating Cystic Fibrosis- a genetic disorder that causes serious damages to lungs. The finding ...

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Kalydeco got approved; Opdivo for SCLC; FDA approved for pain relief; GC4419 obviates

Kalydeco, the first Cystic Fibrosis drug of Vertex, got approved for infants The Food and Drug Administration has cleared Kalydeco drug of Vertex Pharmaceuticals for infants aged 12 to under 24 months. The approved drug treats the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis in children of this age with at least one mutatio...

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