2 Jun, 2020

Why Big Pharma Is Betting on Blockchain.

June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Articles|

Since the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, world-class hospitals from New York to Atlanta to San Francisco struggled with shortages of basic safety equipment. Masks, gowns, and face shields have all been in short supply, and the race to get more has meant hospital staff and public officials desperately searching for reliable suppliers. Elsewhere [...]

31 May, 2020

Simple innovations that matter in the time of coronavirus.

May 31st, 2020|Categories: Articles|

The Distancer is a simple, handheld device that aims to help ensure the safety of key workers. None of us are enjoying the loss of self-determination that this invisible enemy has brought into our lives. The feeling of helplessness just doesn’t suit us. It certainly doesn’t sit well with the Page & Page team. Galvinised [...]

31 May, 2020

As businesses reopen, it’s crucial we wear masks.

May 31st, 2020|Categories: Articles|

In a perspective piece published in the journal Science, UC San Diego experts describe in detail the growing evidence that SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, can be spread by asymptomatic people via aerosols - a reality that deeply underscores the ongoing importance of regular widespread testing, wearing masks and physical distancing to reduce [...]

21 May, 2020

COVID-19’s Long-Term Impact on Drug Development: The New Pragmatism

May 21st, 2020|Categories: Articles|

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s not easy to think about next year. The pharmaceutical industry is leading the charge to find therapies and develop vaccines, while simultaneously modifying existing trials to the new environment, and keeping their staff and patients safe. But the industry will be different after the crisis passes, and sponsors must prepare [...]

20 May, 2020

Misinformation about coronavirus finds new avenues on unexpected sites.

May 20th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

Within days of social media companies taking down a viral video touting conspiracy theories about the novel coronavirus, a clip popped up on YouTube telling viewers about another way they could still access the banned footage: through a link to the video on the file-sharing service Google Drive. Google Drive is not a social media [...]

4 May, 2020

AI Hype Or AI Hope: When Will AI Disrupt The Pharmaceutical Industry?

May 4th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

Original link In the past decade or so, artificial intelligence has gone from the pages of science fiction novels to a very real power that has disrupted — or threatens to disrupt — nearly every process on earth. AI helps our cars, aircraft, and spacecraft navigate, offers you movie suggestions on Netflix, and facilitates dozens [...]

28 Apr, 2020

Healthinote app aims to cut through mire of COVID-19 misinformation

April 28th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

Read the original article here. With fake information about COVID-19 in abundance on social media and even news wires, a smartphone app called Healthinote has been launched to provide reliable information about the pandemic. The app – developed by Cognitant using information from the NHS, medical charities, universities and pharmaceutical companies – promises to provide [...]

28 Apr, 2020

The impact of big pharma on Covid-19

April 28th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

As more trials take place and new emerging therapies are publicised, drug companies will now be under pressure to show their own compassion regarding drug development royalties. Moreover, in a time of economic regression and global health fears due to Covid-19, the reputations of pharmaceutical companies are on the line and their impact on the [...]

28 Apr, 2020

What’s happening in the labs of pharma companies worldwide.

April 28th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

A quick summary of major pharma players looking for COVID-19 solutions: While most of the global population is under lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, many laboratories in the pharma industry are striving to tackle the pandemic. Some companies are repurposing or developing treatment, others are focusing on vaccines, tests or technology to [...]