US to Remain World’s Leading Diagnostic X-Ray Systems Market to 2020

MediPoint: Diagnostic X-ray Imaging Report The US is the world’s largest market for diagnostic X-ray systems, accounting for over 29% of global revenues in 2013. Despite the emergence of China, it will continue to hold the leading share of 25%+ by 2020. As reimbursement for X-ray examinations currently incurs lower physician fees than computerised tomographyContinue reading “US to Remain World’s Leading Diagnostic X-Ray Systems Market to 2020”

Global Biosimilars Market Value Could Hit $55 Billion by 2020

Biosimilars – Regulatory Framework and Pipeline Analysis The value of the global biosimilars market is expected to reach $20 billion by the end of 2015 and could hit $55 billion by 2020, with growth primarily driven by a promising pipeline in active developments and government efforts to reduce healthcare spending. Biologics currently account for betweenContinue reading “Global Biosimilars Market Value Could Hit $55 Billion by 2020”

Pipeline Advancements Fuelled Mid-Cap Biotech Research and Development Spend in 2014

PharmaLeaders: Mid-Cap Biotechnology Benchmark Report – Sales Forecasts and Product Valuations of Innovative Biotechs The combined spend on research and development for the peer group of 35 mid-cap biotech companies increased by nearly $2 billion to reach a total of $9.7 billion in 2014, primarily thanks to top spender Regeneron. The company led the wayContinue reading “Pipeline Advancements Fuelled Mid-Cap Biotech Research and Development Spend in 2014”

Yet another alternative to test breast cancer

Quest Diagnosis, a medical testing company, announced recently of developing a new genetic test to  diagnose breast cancer. The test has been named as BRC Advantage. While reading this news, my mind took me into my childhood memories. I was 8 when my loving grandmother passed away. She died at a very early age ofContinue reading “Yet another alternative to test breast cancer”

Staying fit at 45

Fitness over 40 is a matter of growing concern among most women turning 40 or nearing the menopausal age. In the mid-40s, women experience some physical and emotional changes as a result of the many hormonal changes taking place; thus causing an end to body’s reproductive capability. There are also common complaints of problems likeContinue reading “Staying fit at 45”

Can we imagine cats and monkeys providing way for HIV vaccine?

A scientist at the University of Florida recently discovered that cats will provide future evidence for HIV vaccine. University’s immunology professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, Janet Yamamoto, who has 30 years of experience in the study of feline immunodeficiency virus or FIV, has found a common region in FIV and HIV. He describesContinue reading “Can we imagine cats and monkeys providing way for HIV vaccine?”

Pricing and Reimbursement in Generics – European Austerity Measures and Healthcare

European Austerity Measures Lead Change in Generic Drug Pricing http://www.aarkstore.com/reports/Pricing-and-Reimbursement-in-Generics-European-Austerity-Measures-and-Healthcare-Cost-Containment-Puts-Innovation-Driven-Pharma-Companies-under-Pressure-200527.html Generic drugs are expected to help countries cope with healthcare cuts brought about by strict austerity measures, according to a new report by business intelligence experts. The new report “Pricing and Reimbursement in Generics – European Austerity Measures and Healthcare Cost Containment Puts Innovation-Driven PharmaContinue reading “Pricing and Reimbursement in Generics – European Austerity Measures and Healthcare”