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Nov 14

Rising health care costs power US consumer inflation

Rising health care costs power US consumer inflation

WASHINGTON: US consumer prices jumped by the most in seven months in October, which together with abating fears of a recession, support the Federal Reserve’s signal for no further interest rate cuts in the near term.

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Nov 14

Takeda Announces 12 New Molecular Entities with the Potential for 14 Launches in the Next Five Years at 2019 R&D Day

Takeda Announces 12 New Molecular Entities with the Potential for 14 Launches in the Next Five Years at 2019 R&D Day

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) will host an R&D meeting today beginning at 12:30 p.m. EST in New York City to outline how its science-first, patient-centric strategy, diverse portfolio of approved medicines and its R&D engine is expected to drive the company’s near-term and sustained growth. In the near-term, Takeda expects that its 14 current global growth brands will generate significant momentum enabled by at least 20 additional indications and major market expansions through FY24. In the same time period, the organization anticipates delivering 12 new molecular entities with......

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Nov 12

Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly initiate first ever study to assess empagliflozin in people hospitalised for acute heart failure who have been stabilised

Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly initiate first ever study to assess empagliflozin in people hospitalised for acute heart failure who have been stabilised

Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced the initiation of EMPULSE, the sixth Phase III study in the empagliflozin heart failure programme. The study will assess whether in-hospital administration of empagliflozin 10 mg daily improves heart failure outcomes"...

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Nov 11

Mary Kay Continues Its Commitment to Advance Skin Science Research at the Japanese Society of Investigative Dermatology

Mary Kay Continues Its Commitment to Advance Skin Science Research at the Japanese Society of Investigative Dermatology

As a leader in skincare innovation worldwide, Mary Kay Inc. continued its commitment to advance skin science as a symposium sponsor at the 44th annual meeting of The Japanese Society of Investigative Dermatology (JSID). At the conference held Nov. 8 - 10 in Aomori, Japan, the symposium"...

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Nov 11

Male infertility is becoming a growing concern for couples looking to start a family

Male infertility is becoming a growing concern for couples looking to start a family

To raise awareness regarding matters surrounding men’s health and in observance of ‘Movember,’ an annual event involving the growing of moustaches all through the month of November, Fakih IVF Fertility Center has a special line-up of services rolled out for all its male"...

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Nov 10

Phase 3 Trial of NINLAROTM (ixazomib) as First Line Maintenance Therapy Met Primary Endpoint in Multiple Myeloma Patients not treated with Stem Cell Transplantation

Phase 3 Trial of NINLAROTM (ixazomib) as First Line Maintenance Therapy Met Primary Endpoint in Multiple Myeloma Patients not treated with Stem Cell Transplantation

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502/NYSE: TAK) (Takeda) today announced the randomized, Phase 3 TOURMALINE-MM4 study met its primary endpoint of progression free survival (PFS). The trial evaluated the effect of single-agent oral NINLARO™ (ixazomib) as a first line maintenance therapy versus placebo in adult patients diagnosed with multiple myeloma not treated with stem cell transplantation. TOURMALINE-MM4 is the first industry sponsored Phase 3 trial to explore the concept of “switch” maintenance, the use of medicines not included in initial induction therapy, in this setting. NINLARO is currently not approved......

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Nov 08

New Analyses from the Phase 3 HELP Study™ Open-Label Extension in Hereditary Angioedema Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of TAKHZYRO® (lanadelumab-flyo) Injection During Extended Study Treatment Period

New Analyses from the Phase 3 HELP Study™ Open-Label Extension in Hereditary Angioedema Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of TAKHZYRO® (lanadelumab-flyo) Injection During Extended Study Treatment Period

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced new data that further investigates the long-term safety and efficacy of TAKHZYRO® (lanadelumab-flyo) injection in patients with hereditary angioedema (HAE) 12 years of age and older studied in the ongoing Phase 3 HELP (Hereditary Angioedema Long-term Prophylaxis) Study™ Open-label Extension (OLE). The analyses, being presented at the 2019 American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas from November 7-11, showed that TAKHZYRO continued to prevent HAE attacks at a rate similar to that observed......

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Nov 07

Takeda’s Dengue Vaccine Candidate Demonstrates Protection in Children Ages Four to 16 Years, Regardless of Previous Dengue Exposure

Takeda’s Dengue Vaccine Candidate Demonstrates Protection in Children Ages Four to 16 Years, Regardless of Previous Dengue Exposure

− New England Journal of Medicine publishes primary endpoint analysis from ongoing Phase 3 study of Takeda’s dengue vaccine candidate

− Over 20,000 study participants in dengue-endemic areas in Latin America and Asia received two doses of Takeda’s dengue"...

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Nov 07

Fakih IVF Oman celebrates 49th Oman National Day

Fakih IVF Oman celebrates 49th Oman National Day

Fakih IVF Fertility Center in Oman has recently witnessed an increase in number of patients battling infertility, over 800 patients have been treated since its inception. Doctors at the center suggest that the inability to conceive in certain cases is due to female factors and in many others"...

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Nov 07

Takeda Unveils New Dengue Vaccine Manufacturing Plant in Germany

Takeda Unveils New Dengue Vaccine Manufacturing Plant in Germany

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced the opening of its new manufacturing plant in Singen, Germany, for its dengue vaccine candidate, TAK-003. The Singen vaccine plant will be utilized for formulation, fill, finish and secondary packaging of the dengue vaccine candidate starting with the packaging line. Takeda invested more than 130 million Euro and will employ up to 200 employees in the vaccine plant. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), dengue is the fastest spreading mosquito-borne viral disease, which is estimated to cause approximately 390 million infections and 20,000......

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