[BENGALURU] The European medicines watchdog has recommended approving AstraZeneca's treatments for a form of heart failure and a lung disorder, the British drugmaker said on Monday.

[GENEVA] The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday it would assess monoclonal antibodies and other antiviral drugs in its trial of potential Covid-19 treatments, after the trial found...

[TOKYO] Fujifilm Holdings Corp said on Friday it was seeking approval for its flu drug Avigan as a treatment for Covid-19 in Japan, a move that comes after a late-stage study showed reduced...

[SWITZERLAND] Gilead Sciences has questioned the findings of a World Health Organization (WHO) study that concluded its Covid-19 drug remdesivir does not help patients who have been admitted to...

[WASHINGTON] US pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly on Tuesday paused a late-stage trial of its experimental lab-produced antibody treatment against Covid-19 over an unspecified safety concern, the...

THE Covid-19 pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities in the global biopharmaceutical supply chain, raised renewed concerns over the offshoring of facilities to Asia and highlighted the heavy reliance...

THE Covid-19 pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities in the global biopharmaceutical supply chain, and raised renewed concerns over the offshoring of facilities to Asia.

[BRUSSELS] Gilead Sciences said on Thursday it had agreed to sell Europe up to 500,0000 courses of its antiviral drug remdesivir, as the continent scrambles to shore up supplies of one of only two...

[STOCKHOLM] Two Americans and a Briton won the 2020 Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday for work in identifying the Hepatitis C virus, which causes cirrhosis and liver cancer.

[LONDON] Techniques to genetically-edit human embryos should not be used until they are proven to be reliable and safe, an international commission said Thursday, in the wake of a scandal over...