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 15, 2015
Two companies - Numerix in Dublin and GSK in Sligo - have announced the creation of jobs.
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.
Wednesday April 15, 2015
Co-operative dairy business Aurivo saw its operating profits increase by 70% last year, despite a slight fall in its overall turnover.
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.
Thursday January 29, 2015
The number of new confirmed Ebola cases totalled 99 in the week to 25 January, which is the first time the weekly total has fallen below 100 since June 2014.
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.
Tuesday January 20, 2015
Medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières has called on pharmaceutical companies to cut the price of children's vaccines and to reform the way they are produced and sold.
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.