The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention has launched a new initiative to bring down the prices of 762 medicines by up to 63 per cent by early September.
Dr Amin Hussein Al Amiri, assistant undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of H
GlaxoSmithKline and Google parent Alphabet's life sciences unit are creating a new company focused on fighting diseases by targeting electrical signals in the body, jump-starting a novel field of medicine called bioelectronics.
Philip Aubrey buys medicines for British government-funded hospitals across London, capital of the world's fifth-largest economy, but last year he struggled to secure supplies of a basic AIDS drug.
He is no
Drug companies are likely to launch seven "blockbuster" drugs in 2016, each with $1 billion-plus annual sales potential, led by new treatments for liver disease and HIV, according to a Thomson Reuters analysis.
Bahrain is clamping down on illegal and imitation medicines that have been flooding into the country.
Customs officials have seized 62 duplicate, banned or unlicensed medicines this week, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (
A first shipment of 40 tonnes of medicines and medical equipment is expected to leave Bahrain for Gaza within the next 48 hours.
The cargo will include surgical equipment, intravenous fluids, medications and ba
Health chiefs have moved to reassure patients after it emerged there was a shortage of certain medicines in pharmacies.
Major drugs for treating diabetes, high blood pressure, heart conditions, thyroid problems
The pharmaceutical market in Saudi Arabia including government procurements is estimated at SR13.5 billion ($3.6 billion) with the private sector claiming a share of SR7 billion, a report said.
The per capita consumption of medici
Exercise may be just as good as medication to treat heart disease and should be included as a comparison when new drugs are being developed and tested, scientists said on Wednesday.
In a large review published in the British Medic