Health Interests

Everest Group Names HCL as a Leader for Life Sciences IT Application Services

February 20, 2017

HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global IT services provider, continues to be recognized for its global leadership in life sciences IT services and solutions. Everest Group, in its report “Life Sciences IT Application Services – Service Provider Landscape with PEAK MatrixTM Assessment 2016” named HCL among leaders, recognizing HCL’s ‘wide range of application services solutions […]

Worldwide Introduces Latest Additions to its Webinar Series, To Commemorate Heart Month and Rare Disease Day

February 16, 2017

MORRISVILLE, NC, february 9, 2017 – Worldwide Clinical Trials ( has announced the latest additions to its free webinar series, both taking place in February. The first of two informative sessions will address the future of heart failure research in honor of Heart Month, while the second will examine the impact of emerging opportunities on […]

marcus evans organize the 4th Edition IDMP Compliance Challenge: Navigating through uncertainty Conference

February 14, 2017

This marcus evans conference will focus on IDMP compliance preparations benchmarking and knowledge-sharing for the phased approach deadlines in the context uncertainty and expectations for the final guidelines. Despite the fact the implementation guidelines have not been published yet, decisions about the compliance preparations need to be already made today as this legislation has major […]

New Jersey Rare Disease Alliance Commemorates Global Rare Disease Day 2017

February 14, 2017

Glen Ridge, NJ (February 13, 2017) —The New Jersey Rare Disease Alliance, dedicated to improving the lives of the more than 800,000 rare disease patients in New Jersey, will hold its annual Rare Disease Day commemoration on Monday, February 27, at the New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA), 10 West Lafayette Street, Trenton from […]

The Pistoia Alliance Appoints Advisory Board of Notable Life Science Figures to Support its Mission to Increase Industry Collaboration  

February 13, 2017

The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not-for-profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D, has appointed an advisory board to guide its strategy. Providing insight and expertise from across the industry, the board consists of 12 senior individuals spread throughout Europe and the US. Members are drawn from leadership positions in […]

iX Biopharma 2Q17 Update on Drug Development

February 9, 2017

NEWS RELEASE 2Q17 UPDATE ON DRUG DEVELOPMENT Singapore, 8 February 2017 – For the financial quarter ended 31 December 2016 (“2Q17”), specialty pharmaceutical company iX Biopharma Ltd (“iX Biopharma” or, together with its subsidiaries, “the Group”) continued its preparations for the registration of two products with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (“TGA”) in Australia, and for […]

Allergan Launches See America(SM), a Bold Initiative Furthering the Fight Against Preventable Blindness

February 9, 2017

DUBLIN, Feb. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), a global leader in eye care for nearly 70 years, announces a bold commitment to fight preventable blindness in the United States with a new initiative—See America. Through See America, Allergan sets out to make vision health a priority for all Americans, increase awareness of the […]

AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation Awards More Than $1.75 Million to 10 Grassroots Innovative Heart Health Programs

February 8, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ten innovative, community-based programs will work to improve the heart health of people locally, thanks in part to grants totaling over $1.75 million from the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation’s Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM program. These grassroots programs will also share their cumulative lessons learned so that other organizations throughout the country may benefit. “Extending […]

Lilly’s Trulicity® (dulaglutide) Label Updated to Include Use in Combination with Basal Insulin for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

February 8, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The label for Eli Lilly and Company’s (NYSE: LLY) once-weekly Trulicity® (dulaglutide) is now updated to include use in combination with basal insulin for adults with type 2 diabetes. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) included the changes to the approved product labeling to reflect this important information […]

iCardiac Launches Training Standardization Tool to Minimize Variability in Spirometry Studies

February 6, 2017

The direct-to-subject videos facilitate consistent and high quality pulmonary testing across trial sites January 31, 2017 – ROCHESTER, N.Y. – iCardiac Technologies, Inc., a leading centralized core laboratory specializing in respiratory and cardiac safety studies, announced today that it has launched a Direct-to-Subject Pre-Coaching™ video tool to help minimize the variability in respiratory test data […]