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Augmented Reality in Medical & Pharma: Industry challenges in medical device manufacturing and how to tackle them with AR solutions 

Augmented Reality in Medical & Pharma: Industry challenges in medical device manufacturing and how to tackle them with AR solutions 

Corporations in the medical and pharmaceutical industry need to adhere to the highest standards of quality, with accuracy and precision being the keys to success. If organizations experience equipment errors or healthcare workers make mistakes,…

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MIT-Takeda program launches 

MIT-Takeda program launches 

In February, researchers from MIT and Takeda Pharmaceuticals joined together to celebrate the official launch of the MIT-Takeda Program. The MIT-Takeda Program aims to fuel the development and application of artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to benefit…

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New research reveals challenges and missed opportunities for wearables in clinical trials

New research reveals challenges and missed opportunities for wearables in clinical trials

A ‘significant’ number of biopharma companies are not actively incorporating wearable technology into their clinical trials, according to a new study from the Life Science Strategy Group, which argues there is a missed opportunity. The…

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AstraZeneca to supply Europe with up to 400 million doses of Oxford University’s vaccine at no profit

AstraZeneca to supply Europe with up to 400 million doses of Oxford University’s vaccine at no profit

AstraZeneca has reached an agreement with Europe’s Inclusive Vaccines Alliance (IVA), spearheaded by Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands, to supply up to 400 million doses of the University of Oxford’s COVID-19 vaccine, with deliveries…

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Novavax, already a fundraising star, gins up another $200M for vaccine work

Novavax, already a fundraising star, gins up another $200M for vaccine work

Amid the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, Novavax has been busy fundraising and inking deals to prepare for a manufacturing scale-up. That work continued Monday with the company’s $200 million raise through a private…

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Link between ALS and Alzheimer’s disease can help advance the search for new therapies

Link between ALS and Alzheimer’s disease can help advance the search for new therapies

On the surface, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Alzheimer’s disease share two commonalities: Both are progressively debilitating neurodegenerative conditions–meaning symptoms get worse–and, at least for now, neither has an effective treatment, let alone a cure.…

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Researchers call for policy reform in nursing support amid current pandemic

Researchers call for policy reform in nursing support amid current pandemic

There are close to 28 million nurses around the world who comprise a global workforce that delivers about 90 percent of primary healthcare, including frontline response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ensuring their optimal contribution and…

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AstraZeneca, Emergent BioSolutions sign $87M deal to produce U.S. supply of COVID-19 vaccine

AstraZeneca, Emergent BioSolutions sign $87M deal to produce U.S. supply of COVID-19 vaccine

AstraZeneca made waves last week when it signed a massive $750 million deal to ramp production of a University of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine up to 2 billion doses per year. Now, as part of a…

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