NTCell,encapsulated porcine choroid plexus cells, to treat degenerative neurological conditions has been granted patent in Europe.
The controversial anti-obesity drug sibutramine could be banned in India, reports said.
Xpert vanA, a test kit to detect the antimicrobial resistance gene associated with vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE), has been approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Cepheid announced.
Ampyra (dalfampridine), a new oral drug to help patients with multiple sclerosis walk has been approve in US.
ALX-0081, the first-ever nano drug to treat thrombosis, could reach markets soon, according to Belgium's Ablynx which specialises in ultra-small drugs.