About FirstWord Pharma

FirstWord Pharma supplies global news and intelligence to the pharmaceutical industry. The service provides the top industry news stories on a daily basis in a format that is quick and easy to access so that users can always be in-the-know about the latest news and developments in their industry.

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Cover all the angles with extensive Pharma industry news coverage
Get breaking pharmaceutical industry news online, covering news in all major areas e.g corporate affairs, mergers and acquisitions, marketing and sales, regulatory affairs, licensing, clinical research / R&D, medical affairs and medical meetings.

Catch the latest news with daily editor “Top Story” news summaries
Read “Top Story” news summaries from the FirstWord Pharma team of editors, with related news coverage reviewed, validated, tagged, edited and fully referenced. Draw from over 500 Pharma/Biotech news and journal stories/abstracts summarised so you don’t have to.

View selected additional content through easy-to-use topic categories
Get access to selected additional news content compiled by FirstWord Pharma, including:

  • Company news – reporting on 3,500+ companies
  • Condition news – reporting on 120 medical conditions
  • Product news – reporting on over 10,000 products from early-stage clinical development to lifecycle extension strategies.
  • Regulatory market and agency news – over 120 regulatory bodies in dozens of world markets
  • Therapeutic category news – reporting across 32 therapeutic areas
  • Medical meeting news - editorial highlights from 100+ medical meetings delivered within hours of the presentations taking place
  • The "most popular" news items from the last 24 hours, the last 7 days, or the last 30 days.
  • "StoryWatch" news items from hot topic areas (e.g Pharma and Social Media).


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About FirstWord Pharma PLUS

FirstWord Pharma PLUS combines the coverage of an in-depth pharmaceutical industry news and intelligence service with the convenience of user customisation. Users enjoy full access to the FirstWord Pharma news service, including all news stories, both past and present, with customisation tools to enable them to filter in or filter out what’s most relevant to them.

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