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09:00 ET EMD Serono's Embracing Carers™ Launches 'Time Counts' to Raise 1 Million Minutes of Support for Caregivers

EMD Serono, the biopharmaceutical company of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany in the U.S. and Canada, today announced that its Embracing Carers™...


08:39 ET CannabCo Colombia signs exclusive agreement with Colombia Regional Government for development of thousands of hectares of cannabis production

BOGOTA, Colombia, July 16, 2019 /CNW/ - CannabCo Pharmaceutical Corp. Colombia S.A.S. (CannabCo Colombia), a Colombia based cannabis cultivator and...


07:30 ET United States Patent and Trademark Office Issues U.S. Patent Covering an Enhanced Formulation of Pliaglis®

LAVAL, QC, July 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Crescita Therapeutics Inc. ("Crescita" or the "Company") (TSX: CTX) (OTC US: CRRTF), a commercial dermatology...


07:00 ET Rapid Dose Therapeutics Signs Distribution Agreement for QuickStrip™ Nutraceutical Product Line and Receives US$2.1 Million Purchase Order

BURLINGTON, ON, July 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Rapid Dose Therapeutics Corp. (CSE: DOSE), ("RDT") and Ukraine Pharma (the "Company") announced today that they ...


03:00 ET The Menarini Group Celebrates the Champions of Fair Play

Two days dedicated to sport and the greater values of Fair Play. Last July the city of Florence hosted the XXIII^ edition of the International Fair...


Jul 15, 2019, 12:05 ET 20 million children miss out on lifesaving measles, diphtheria and tetanus vaccines in 2018

New estimates find dangerous stagnation of global vaccination rates, due to conflict, inequality and complacency NEW YORK and GENEVA, July 15, 2019...


Jul 15, 2019, 07:30 ET ESSA Expands Leadership Team by appointing Alessandra Cesano as Chief Medical Officer

VANCOUVER and HOUSTON, July 15, 2019 /CNW/ - ESSA Pharma Inc. ("ESSA" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: EPIX; TSX-V: EPI), a pharmaceutical company focused...


Jul 15, 2019, 07:00 ET Aurora Cannabis Obtains Two Licences for Outdoor Growing Operations

New Outdoor research sites in Quebec and British Columbia to study best-in-class cultivation techniques and advance plant science NYSE: ACB TSX:ACB...


Jul 11, 2019, 19:29 ET CannTrust Voluntary Hold On Product Sales and Formation of Independent Special Committee of the Board of Directors

VAUGHAN, ON, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - CannTrust Holdings Inc. ("CannTrust" or the "Company", TSX: TRST, NYSE: CTST) has announced it has implemented a...


Jul 11, 2019, 17:00 ET Endo to Announce Second-Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) will announce its second-quarter 2019 financial results on August 6, 2019 and members of its senior management...


Jul 11, 2019, 07:30 ET Crescita Therapeutics to Host Investor Webcast on July 24, 2019

LAVAL, QC, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Crescita Therapeutics Inc. ("Crescita" or the "Company") (TSX: CTX) (OTC US: CRRTF), a commercial dermatology...


Jul 10, 2019, 11:00 ET AKYNZEO® Oral now covered by the Ontario, Quebec and Non-Insured Health Benefits public drugs plans

PICKERING, ON, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Purdue Pharma (Canada) is pleased to announce that AKYNZEO® Oral is now reimbursed by the Ontario Public Drug...


Jul 10, 2019, 10:00 ET SI Group Announces Focused Sale Of Industrial Resin Business to ASK Chemicals

SI Group, a leading global developer and manufacturer of performance additives, process solutions, pharmaceuticals and chemical intermediates,...


Jul 10, 2019, 09:00 ET Sirona Biochem Announces Successful Close of Oversubscribed Private Placement

VANCOUVER, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Sirona Biochem Corp. (TSX-V: SBM) (Frankfurt: ZSB) ("Sirona") is very pleased to announce today that it closed its...


Jul 10, 2019, 07:00 ET Health Canada has authorized VYVANSE® (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate), the first and only, chewable tablet for the treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)1*

VYVANSE® offers an additional option for patients who prefer the convenience of a chewable tablet, or who have difficulty swallowing medication...


Jul 10, 2019, 07:00 ET Health Canada Approves Pomalyst®-Based Triplet Combination for Patients With Multiple Myeloma

POMALYST®, in combination with bortezomib and dexamethasone, provides a new medication option for patients living with multiple myeloma TORONTO, July ...


Jul 10, 2019, 07:00 ET Valeo Pharma Announces the Canadian Launch of Onstryv® (Safinamide Tablets) for the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease

First new oral treatment for Parkinson's Disease approved in over a decade Parkinson's Disease affects a growing number of Canadians with over...


Jul 09, 2019, 16:15 ET Sirona Biochem Announces Proposed Strategic Equity Investment

Proceeds to be used for establishing Asia-based manufacturing for TFC-1067 VANCOUVER, July 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Sirona Biochem Corp. (TSX-V: SBM) (FSE:...


Jul 09, 2019, 02:30 ET Accutest Biologics Private Limited (ABPL) Receives the Prestigious OECD-Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Certification, a First-of-its-kind in India

India-based Accutest Biologics Private Limited (ABPL), a leading CRO for high-quality Biochemical characterization and Bioanalytical services...


Jul 08, 2019, 15:39 ET ESSA Provides Update on Court Hearing

VANCOUVER and HOUSTON, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - ESSA Pharma Inc. ("ESSA" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: EPIX; TSX-V: EPI), a pharmaceutical company focused...


Jul 08, 2019, 07:15 ET CannTrust Statement Regarding Health Canada Audit

VAUGHAN, ON, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - CannTrust Holdings Inc. ("CannTrust" or the "Company", TSX: TRST, NYSE: CTST) has received a compliance report from ...


Jul 05, 2019, 18:00 ET ISTH Announces Launch Of New Global Education Initiative In Gene Therapy For Hemophilia

The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) is pleased to announce the official launch of Gene Therapy in Hemophilia: An ISTH...


Jul 05, 2019, 15:26 ET Ipsen and Servier announce initial Phase 1/2 clinical data evaluating liposomal irinotecan (ONIVYDE®) as an investigational first-line treatment for metastatic pancreatic cancer at ESMO 21st World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer

– Treatment emergent adverse events Grade 3 or higher were reported by 20 of 32 patients from the 50/60[*] dose pooled patient analysis; no patient...


Jul 05, 2019, 14:30 ET Information Update - Multiple sexual enhancement products seized from five stores in Scarborough, Ontario, may pose serious health risks

OTTAWA, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Health Canada is advising Canadians that the following products may pose serious health risks. For more information,...


Jul 04, 2019, 13:45 ET Life sciences and health technology innovation hub takes shape in Montreal

The NEOMED Innovation Centre will be expanded with the construction of a new innovation and commercialization complex specializing in life sciences...