News tagged with astrazeneca

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Faulty gene connected to ovarian cancer risk

In a new study published in Nature Genetics researchers say that women who possess a fault in a gene named RAD51D have a greater risk of developing ovarian cancer than women who do not have this fault and tests are expect ...

Aug 09, 2011
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FDA approves first 4-in-1 flu vaccine

Federal health officials have approved the first vaccine that protects against four strains of the common flu, offering one additional layer of protection against the influenza virus that affects millions each year.

Feb 29, 2012
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New clinical trial launched for advance lung cancer

Cancer Research UK is partnering with pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca and Pfizer to create a pioneering clinical trial for patients with advanced lung cancer – marking a new era of research into personalised medicines ...

Apr 17, 2014
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Accelerating drug development

All human clinical trials of new treatments begin with phase I, where drugs are tested in isolation to confirm their safety. Yet most effective cancer treatments use a combination of drugs, so-called 'multi-agent' ...

Mar 08, 2013
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AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca plc (LSE: AZN, OMX: AZN, NYSE: AZN), is a large Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical company formed on 6 April 1999 by the remerger of Swedish Astra AB and British Zeneca Group plc. Zeneca had been part of Imperial Chemical Industries, as 3 divisions that were spun off from ICI on 1 June 1993. The Company is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

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