Bayer has announced that the European Commission has granted conditional marketing authorisation in the European Union (EU) for a “revolutionary” new class of cancer drug … Read more
MaltaToday leads with the story that cancer drugs currently funded by the Community Chest Fund will gradually be absorbed into the government medicines formulary as … Read more
A French doctor already charged with poisoning seven patients was taken into custody for questioning over the suspected poisoning of around 50 other patients.
Frederic … Read more
For the first time ever US doctors at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Maryland, have transplanted a kidney from one HIV-positive patient to another.
Both patients … Read more
Sir Alexander Fleming was a young bacteriologist when an accidental discovery led to one of the great developments of modern medicine on this day in … Read more
The falsification of medicines has remained a serious threat to public health in the EU for too long. As of tomorrow, the new rules on … Read more
Ministers have been urged by top doctors to reveal the extent of national drug stocks, amid growing evidence patients are stockpiling medication in preparation for … Read more
International operation leads to 859 arrests and seizure of USD 14 million of potentially dangerous pharmaceuticals
Fake cancer medication. Counterfeit pain pills. Illicit medical syringes. These are just some of the potentially life-threatening medicines and goods seized during INTERPOL’s Operation Pangea … Read more
James Allison and Tasuku Honjo win the 2018 Nobel Prize for game-changing discoveries to harness to fight cancer
American James Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on Monday for game-changing discoveries about how to harness … Read more
The Guardian reports that Dutch women who were given Viagra to increase the growth of their unborn child as part of a major drug trial … Read more