The approval last year of Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) treatment for tuberculosis (bedaquiline) - at the time the first TB drug approval in 40 years - “remains an exception to the generally gloomy outlook” for investment in TB R&D, writes Andrew Ward in this week’s Financial Times.
The European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended marketing authorization for Sylvant (siltuximab) for adult patients with multicentric Castleman’s disease.
Japan’s schizophrenia treatment market value will see revenues doubling from $0.7 billion in 2012 to $1.4 billion by 2022 (a Compound Annual Growth Rate [CAGR] of 7.74%), says a new report from GlobalData.
Dr. Karen Midthun, director of FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, outlined the importance of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) National Vaccine Plan, in a FDA blog on March 11, 2014.
Widespread screening, along with new therapies that move patients from a chronic condition to a cure, is changing the landscape in treatment of hepatitis C, says an expert panel recently convened by the American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC).