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GSK ‘real world’ drug test has second success in asthma

1 year, 5 months ago
LONDON: GlaxoSmithKline notched up a second win for its pioneering "real world" approach to testing new drugs on Friday as its inhaled medicine Breo proved significantly better than standard care in helping people with asthma. The…

Gilead challenges GSK with strong HIV drug data

1 year, 8 months ago
SEATTLE: Gilead Sciences has thrown down a challenge to GlaxoSmithKline with good clinical trial results for an experimental HIV drug that works in the same way as the British group's successful dolutegravir. Gilead's bictegravir,…

GSK cuts vaccine price for refugees, bowing to pressure

2 years, 26 days ago
LONDON: GlaxoSmithKline is cutting the price charged for its pneumococcal vaccine when given to refugees, following complaints about the product's "exorbitant" cost by medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres.

WHO eyes mass Ebola vaccines by mid-2015

3 years, 11 months ago
GENEVA: Hundreds of thousands of Ebola vaccine doses could be rolled out to West Africa by mid-2015, the World Health Organization said Friday, after a new case of the virus was reported in New York and a two-year-old girl died in the first…

‘Work on Ebola vaccine moving fast’

3 years, 11 months ago
LONDON: Britain's biggest drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline said on Saturday work to develop a vaccine to combat Ebola, which has killed thousands in West Africa, was moving at a rapid pace.

Clinical trial to start soon on Ebola vaccine

4 years, 2 months ago
LONDON: A clinical trial of an experimental vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus is set to start shortly, according to British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline, which is co-developing the product with U.S. scientists.