Posts by vivapaul

Pharmaxis granted FDA clearance to produce Aridol locally for US market

ASX-listed pharmaceutical company, Pharmaxis has today been granted FDA clearance to commence Sydney-based production of its asthma diagnostic medication, Aridol for the US. The approval follows hot-on-the-heels of the FDA’s recent inspection of the Sydney facility which manufactures Aridol for Australia, South Korea and Europe, and Bronchitol for Australia, Europe and Russia respectively. Following FDA…

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Doctors encouraging middle-aged Aussie blokes to consider their prostate

Doctors are encouraging middle-aged Aussie blokes to have their prostate checked.Their call coincides with an article published in MJA Insight today (Monday, August 13), citing benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) – or a benign enlargement of the prostate –  can compromise a man’s quality of life, and his relationships with his partner and family.2   According…

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Seqirus to release additional 700,000 adult flu vaccine doses to help boost “community immunity” against preventable infection

Seqirus announced the manufacture of another 500,000 doses of their adult influenza vaccine, Afluria Quad (inactivated quadrivalent influenza vaccine, split virion) today to help meet increasing consumer demand. Having fulfilled the government’s request to re-enter production, Seqirus is now ahead of the National Immunisation Program (NIP) schedule, with its first vaccine set for release this…

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Mundipharma pioneering prostate cancer research in Australia

A Medical Oncologist from Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, Sydney has recently clinched a $60,000 2018 Mundipharma ANZUP Uro-Oncology Clinical Research Fellowship to support her research into prostate cancer. Dr Kate Mahon is the fifth recipient of the annual Clinical Research Fellowship awarded in partnership with the Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer Trials Group…

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Low in magnesium? Talk to your doctor today.

Have you checked your magnesium levels lately? Stress, a poor diet and lack of vitamin D can strip the body of this vital mineral, together with excessive exercise and alcohol consumption, and Type 2 diabetes. Magnesium keeps your heart, muscles and blood pressure in check, maintains strong bones and regulates body temperature. A lack of…

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