Other Diseases

Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Reduce Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a condition characterised by a gradual loss of kidney function over time, leading to the…

Pipeline Moves: Phase II cancer trial of Roche asset terminated, shot at further study drops

In this week’s Pipeline Moves, we start off with the termination of an investigator-led Phase II cancer study of Roche’s…

Failure for Servier and Neurochlore’s autism drug, but potential remains in market

On 7 September, Servier and Neurochlore announced that following a lack of efficacy of bumetanide for autism spectrum disorder (ASD)…

Revised Covid-19 vaccine prices likely by the fall in the US but premium pricing possibility debatable

Companies with authorised Covid-19 vaccines in the US are likely to launch renegotiated prices as soon as the fall, experts…

Astellas awarded funding for opioid use disorder trials of ASP8062

Japan-based Astellas Pharma has received a grant from the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) unit to support two Phase…

BeiGene’s Phase III Trial of Zanubrutinib Misses Late-Stage Goals in Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia

Beigene announced that its Phase III Trial of zanubrutinib compared to Johnson & Johnson/AbbVie’s ibrutinib did not achieve statistical significance…

Previously approved IDH2 inhibitor seeks label expansion in acute myeloid leukaemia

The first interim results from Celgene’s open-label, randomised Phase II (NCT02677922) study were announced at the 2019 annual American Society…

Biogen will pursue aducanumab approval despite scepticism about the data presented

At the 12th Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease (CTAD) Congress in San Diego on 5 December, Biogen presented additional details…

Ubrogepant is shown to effectively treat migraine symptoms

Irish pharmaceutical company Allergan’s ubrogepant is currently in pre-registration for the treatment of acute migraines. It's an oral pill belonging…

Libella to study gene therapy to reverse ageing in Colombia

Libella Gene Therapeutics has received approval from an institutional review board (IRB) to conduct a clinical trial in Colombia of…