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Xarelto data raise questions at the 2010 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

Results from the ROCKET-AF trial of Xarelto in stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation have been presented at this year's Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association. While positive, the data show that Xarelto has by no means outperformed Pradaxa. Clinicians may start to see the two drugs as complementary alternatives, based on their respective performance in various subgroups.

Published By Datamonitor
16 Nov 2010
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CommentWire

Wyeth: Big Pharma continues its shopping spree

The current economic environment has paved the way for leading pharmaceutical firms to sweep in and buy up smaller players, highlighted by Wyeth's potential acquisition of Crucell and Merck & Co's strategy to aggressively look for targets in 2009. An increasing number of pharmaceutical majors are likely to use this approach to strengthen their biologic portfolios and access novel pipeline drugs.

Published By Datamonitor
09 Jan 2009
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World Congress on Osteoporosis highlights changing face of bone health

Datamonitor attended this year's International Osteoporosis Foundation World Congress on Osteoporosis and 10th European Congress on Clinical and Economical Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis, the most important meeting on the osteoporosis calendar. A number of major pharmaceutical firms had a presence at the meeting, indicating the significance of this market.

Published By Datamonitor
18 May 2010
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CommentWire

Vertex Pharmaceuticals: strong evidence for VX-770 as a potential novel treatment method

Vertex Pharmaceuticals' novel cystic fibrosis treatment VX-770 has demonstrated strong efficacy in a Phase III trial, meeting the primary endpoint and key secondary endpoints. VX-770 targets the underlying cause of the disease, and, if approved, would offer a novel treatment approach.

Published By Datamonitor
25 Feb 2011
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

Vaccines: sales show global growth

Published By Datamonitor
17 Mar 2006
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CommentWire

Vaccines: Iraqi children to receive polio vaccine

With war possibly just weeks away, UNICEF is pressing ahead with plans to expand its vaccination program in Iraq, demonstrating its commitment to comprehensive vaccination in the drive to eliminate childhood disease. The success of such campaigns ultimately limits the long-term market for vaccines, but key producers are able to offset losses against revenues generated by newer products.

Published By Datamonitor
19 Feb 2003
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CommentWire

Vaccines: further consolidation through Sanofi cash bid for Acambis

Sanofi Pasteur's offer, valuing Acambis at GBP276m, will give the French pharmaceutical firm extended access to Acambis's large vaccine pipeline, particularly to a universal influenza vaccine candidate and a Clostridium difficile vaccine. The acquisition represents a further important consolidation step in the growing vaccines market, leaving Austria's Intercell as the next big takeover target.

Published By Datamonitor
29 Jul 2008
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Vaccines have re-emerged as growth drivers for the biopharmaceutical industry

Prior to 2000, vaccines were generally regarded as a commodity market with limited revenue opportunities. However, advances in vaccine technology, the launch of new vaccines, increased investment in research, a change of public opinion about vaccination, and more favorable legislation regarding vaccine injury compensation have contributed to their re-emergence as successful growth drivers.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Dec 2010
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Vaccine market overview 2010

Five companies account for approximately 80% of total global vaccine sales: Sanofi Pasteur, Merck & Co., GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, and Novartis. The key reason for this oligopoly is the high barrier to entry for smaller players, which usually have limited manufacturing capacity, and may also lack the resources and the distribution networks required for vaccine development.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Dec 2010
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

Upper GI disorders: prevalence in the seven major markets

Published By Datamonitor
10 Aug 2007

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