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Rectal STIs are still not being diagnosed in many European cities, due to inadequate screening

Despite improvements in the quality of sexual health screening over the past decade, men who have sex with men living in many European cities report not having tests that would detect rectal gonorrhoea or chlamydia, data from the European MSM Internet Survey (EMIS) show. Improvements have mostly been seen in western Europe, with gaps most… Read More »

What Aussies are ditching in droves

Australians are increasingly shunning private health insurance, particularly young generations as premiums climb. According to the latest Australian Prudential Regulation Authority data, the number of people aged 20 to 29 with hospital cover and general health insurance has dropped by 8 per cent and 5 per cent, respectively, over the past three years. To combat… Read More »

Grünenthal agrees to acquire European rights to CRESTOR™ (rosuvastatin) from AstraZeneca

Aachen, Germany, 1 December 2020 – Grünenthal, a global science-based, privately-owned pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has agreed to acquire the European rights (excluding Spain and the UK) to CRESTOR™ (rosuvastatin) and its associated brands for a total consideration of up to US$ 350 million. CRESTOR™ is among the leading statin products in Europe… Read More »

New partnership to support sustainable renewable energy in Southeast Asia

The Southeast Asia Energy Transition Partnership aims to help countries in the region transition from using fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy, in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change. The partnership aims to support sustainable energy transition in Southeast Asia while helping to create socio-economic opportunities. It will initially focus on Indonesia,… Read More »