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Three Nigerian pharmaceutical firms get WHO certification

Three pharmaceutical manufacturers in Nigeria have been certified by the World Health Organization (WHO) to produce drugs in accordance with its Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).
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Auxilium Pharmaceuticals agrees to acquisition deal with Endo

Specialty biopharmaceutical company Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is to be acquired by Endo International plc for $2.6 billion, including the repayment and assumption of debt.
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Teva to end cancer, women's health research

Generic drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. has decided to stop research and development in a number of areas, including oncology and women's health, as part of efforts to cut costs.
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Consort agrees to $372 million acquisition of Aesica

U.K.-based healthcare company Consort Medical plc announced on Tuesday an agreement to acquire Aesica Pharmaceuticals.
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Pfizer acquires InnoPharma

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. has completed its acquisition of InnoPharma Inc., the company announced on Thursday.
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New heart failure drug could cut deaths by 20%

Swiss pharmaceuticals group Novartis is planning to launch a new drug that has the potential to cut cardiovascular death and admissions to hospital by 20%.
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Global pharmaceutical sales projected to reach $1 trillion in 2014

The outlook for the pharmaceutical industry is bright, according to a new report that identifies a number of positive trends.
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GSK recalls batches of Eye-Mo solution

London-listed pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has launched a voluntary recall of several batches of its Eye-Mo Red Eyes Formula Ophthalmic Solution.
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Roche acquires InterMune for $8.3 billion in move to strengthen respiratory portfolio

Swiss pharmaceuticals group Roche revealed this week that it has agreed to acquire California-based biotechnology company InterMune Inc. in a deal worth $8.3 billion.
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Tighter restrictions to be placed on hydrocodone combination products

Medicines containing hydrocodone, a highly addictive painkiller, will be subject to more restrictions under new rules published by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) this week.
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