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Health ministry recalls seven pharmaceutical products

Health ministry recalls seven pharmaceutical products

The ministry said it withdrew all the pharmaceutical products that contain the active substance.

US firms 'keen to explore investment scopes in Qatar'

US firms 'keen to explore investment scopes in Qatar'

Two-way trade between Qatar and US worth $125bn is predicted to double

US firms eye investments in Qatar’s pharmaceuticals, agriculture sectors

US firms eye investments in Qatar’s pharmaceuticals, agriculture sectors

US firms are keen on exploring investment opportunities in Qatar's pharmaceutical, agriculture, and services sectors, according to an official of the Washington-based US Qatar Business Council.

Novartis to buy US gene therapy group AveXis for $8.7 bn

Novartis to buy US gene therapy group AveXis for $8.7 bn

Novartis is moving further into gene therapy with a $8.7 billion deal for AveXis that gives the Swiss drugmaker a rare-disease treatment seen reaping billions in sales and bolsters its technology base.

64% of antibiotics sold in India 'illegal': study

64% of antibiotics sold in India 'illegal': study

Nearly two-thirds of multi-drug antibiotic cocktails sold in India between 2007 and 2012 were unapproved, said researchers on Monday, warning such "illegal" compounds were fuelling the spread of drug-resistant diseases.

Trump vows again to bring down prescription drug prices

Trump vows again to bring down prescription drug prices

President Donald Trump vowed again Tuesday to bring down prescription drug prices in the United States, an issue on which his government has been accused of dragging its feet.

Canadian billionaire and wife 'targeted' in double murder

Canadian billionaire and wife 'targeted' in double murder

Police came to the conclusion after investigation and collecting and analysing hundreds of pieces of evidence from the billionaire couple's mansion in northern Toronto and their condo in Florida.

US approves second gene therapy against cancer

US approves second gene therapy against cancer

US regulators have approved a second form of gene therapy to fight cancer. The treatment, called Yescarta, is the first immunotherapy on the US market for certain kinds of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) ...

Africa gets generic version of most effective HIV drug

Africa gets generic version of most effective HIV drug

The generic version of the most advanced drug against HIV has been introduced in Kenya, a first in Africa where more than 25 million have the disease, the NGO Unitaid said Wednesday.

Qatar Airways Cargo to operate Climate Control Centre

Qatar Airways Cargo to operate Climate Control Centre

Qatar Airways Cargo announced that it will soon be operating a new Climate Control Centre in Doha, a 2,470 sq m airside transit facility for temperature-sensitive cargo.

British watchdog fines Pfizer £84m over drug pricing

British watchdog fines Pfizer £84m over drug pricing

Britain's competition watchdog said Wednesday it had fined Pfizer £84 million after the US pharmaceutical giant hiked massively the price of an anti-epilepsy drug, heavily impacting the tax-funded National Health Service.

EpiPen maker to offer generic amid price flap

EpiPen maker to offer generic amid price flap

The drugmaker Mylan NV said Monday it would offer a generic version of the EpiPen, the company's second move in a week to contain public outrage over perceived price gouging.