Woman prosecuted over abortion pills appeals in Ireland

Woman prosecuted over abortion pills appeals in Ireland

(CNN) – A court in Northern Ireland will hear a landmark abortion case Thursday as a woman appeals the decision to prosecute her for buying abortion pills for her 15-year-old daughter in 2013. The woman, who is not being named to protect her daughter’s anonymity, has been accused of buying the pills online and giving […]

Pre-sex HIV drug should be made available on NHS, MPs say

Pre-sex HIV drug should be made available on NHS, MPs say

Image copyright Getty Images A drug that cuts the chances of contracting HIV during sex should be made available on the NHS in England to anyone at risk, three MPs have told the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme. Tory MPs Crispin Blunt and Nigel Evans, and Labour’s Stephen Doughty said the Prep drug had been proven […]

UK public-private partnership to use AI to cut drug failure rate

UK public-private partnership to use AI to cut drug failure rate

A UK R&D project has secured a government grant to help its artificial intelligence (AI)-based drug discovery project. Government-backed agency Innovate UK is backing the  £1 million project, which is a collaboration between two small tech businesses and the Medicines Discovery Catapult, a government-run initiative. The project will see Optibrium, which creates software to improve […]

Airport apologizes after telling family that daughter's diabetes medication could 'make the plane crash'

Airport apologizes after telling family that daughter's diabetes medication could 'make the plane crash'

A 13-year-old girl was left “close to tears” after airport security staff hassled her about the insulin contained in her carry-on luggage — with one employee saying the liquid medicine used to treat her type 1 diabetes could “make the plane crash.”  According to British newspaper the Star, Manchester Airport in Manchester, England, has issued an […]

Reporting Clinical Trials

Derek Lowe’s commentary on drug discovery and the pharma industry. An editorially independent blog from the publishers of Science Translational Medicine. All content is Derek’s own, and he does not in any way speak for his employer. In 2015, a study looked at drug-industry sponsored clinical trials versus those funded by the NIH, and […]

Global Fountain Machines Market 2018 by Key Players : Polysciences, Inc., Asmee Chemicals, Forbes Pharmaceuticals

As per a new research report titled Global Fountain Machines Market Professional Survey Report, the forenamed market delivers extensive analysis of market trends and shares. It’s an insightful data for all the players operating in the market. The report provides invaluable insights of the players impacting the market such as their size, industry synopsis, and […]

Hired and Retired: Big pharma to biotech trend continues

Hired and Retired: Big pharma to biotech trend continues

As the stream of executives flowing from large pharma companies to smaller biotechs builds into torrent, another month has passed with a number of significant switches. Notably, two former Genentech employees, responsible for work on some of its bestselling products, have made the move to become executives at a very early stage biotech that has […]

Residency reunites young MD with the doctor who delivered him

Residency reunites young MD with the doctor who delivered him

CLOSE Jacob was one of hundreds of newborns Dr. Ronald would deliver in his career. He had no idea their paths would cross again 26 years later. Humankind, USA TODAY Harrison’s residency program got underway this summer. Resident MD Jacob Van Fleet, left, who was born at the Naval Hospital in Bremerton, by doctor Ronald […]

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