Friday July 24, 2015
The world's first malaria vaccine has been given a green light from European drugs regulators who recommended it should be licensed for use in babies in Africa at risk of the mosquito-borne disease.
Wednesday July 08, 2015
A 24-year-old Irishman has died in what is thought to have been a drowning incident in Thailand.
Wednesday June 03, 2015
Bookmaker Boylesports has challenged rival Ladbrokes Ireland's restructuring in the High Court, arguing that the process is effectively designed to prevent a takeover of the business.
Wednesday May 06, 2015
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline said its net profit rocketed in the first quarter on a vast exceptional gain following a deal with Swiss peer Novartis.
Monday February 02, 2015
As West Africa's devastating Ebola outbreak begins to dwindle, scientists are looking beyond the endgame at the kind of next-generation vaccines needed for a vital stockpile to hit another epidemic hard and fast.
Wednesday January 28, 2015
The EU has approved mega deals involving drugmakers Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline, provided they sell off assets in the vaccines and consumer health businesses.
Friday January 23, 2015
Liberia, once the centre of west Africa's deadly Ebola epidemic, has just five remaining confirmed cases of the disease, a senior health official said.
Friday December 05, 2014
GlaxoSmithKline has decided not to sell a portfolio of older drugs marketed in North America and Europe after considering offers from potential buyers.
Thursday November 27, 2014
US competition authorities have approved a pair of major deals in the medical field, including Medtronic's purchase of Covidien.
Wednesday November 26, 2014
An experimental Ebola vaccine made by GlaxoSmithKline has caused no serious side effects in an early trial, scientists reported in the New England Journal of Medicine.