The drugmaker told investors that the actual-use trial failed to meet the primary objectives.
Sanofi plans immuno-oncology collaboration with Regeneron; Merck considers hard-to-treat patient populations for its experimental hepatitis-C therapy; drugmakers did not report 10% of adverse events to the FDA within required timeframe
The agency approved Sanofi's and Regeneron's Praluent, one of the most hyped new drugs of 2015.
UnitedHealth looks for refunds when drugs don't work; the European Medicines Agency recommends Sanofi's and Regeneron's PCSK9 inhibitor, Praluent, for approval; Biogen's multiple-sclerosis drug, Tecfidera, reports lower-than-expected sales growth
Celgene announces $7.2-billion bid for Receptos; Cytokinetics is using Ice Bucket Challenge donations to test experimental drug; GlaxoSmithKline conducts media review for its consumer health brands
The FDA approval this week of a new heart-failure drug is expected to spur interest among cardiologists seeking new ways to keep patients with heart failure out of the hospital.
CDC report finds prescription painkiller abuse contributed to an increase in heroin use; Novartis heart-failure drug gets FDA approval; Isis Pharmaceuticals obtains orphan-drug designation for volanesorsen
Vertex's cystic-fibrosis drug approval likely to come this week; Roche's multiple-sclerosis treatment hits primary and secondary endpoints; Regeneron/Sanofi debut film about high cholesterol
Adults dominate the ADHD prescription category; the FDA approved The Medicine Company's anticlotting drug 10 years after issuing a CRL; a survey shows personalized content can build consumer goodwill
Clinical trial results for experimental antidotes to oral anticoagulants Pradaxa and Eliquis indicate they reverse blood thinners in a short time.
Cardiologists are more likely to prescribe the experimental drugs than are primary-care physicians.
A data-mining analysis of patient records found a significant increase in the chance of heart attack for those taking proton-pump inhibitors.
Amgen's PCSK9 inhibitor is the second in its class to get an FDA panel endorsement; a new drug could threaten Shire's hold on a rare-disease category; a study shows pharma invests less in Hispanic audiences than in other groups
FDA panel recommends Sanofi/Regeneron's PCSK9 inhibitor for approval; Merck and Samsung collaboration says their rheumatoid arthritis biosimilars are equivalent to the biologic versions; Bayer offloads its diabetes-care business
Study shows Merck's Januvia does not increase heart risks; a former Genentech exec launches a behavioral health business; lawmakers want black-box warnings on more opioids
An FDA advisory committee will sound off on the future of cholesterol-lowering treatments this week, discussing if Sanofi/Regeneron's Praluent and Amgen's Repatha warrant marketing approval.
FDA panel recommends approval of female Viagra; FDA says that Sanofi's and Regeneron's PCSK9 inhibitor lowers LDL; GSK cuts 350 jobs
Experimental psoriasis drug linked to suicidal thoughts; analysis finds that some high prescribers receive non-research industry money; researchers say new MS drugs spur higher prices of older medications
Worldwide spending on cancer medications hit $100 billion last year; Bayer adds an anticoagulant to its pipeline for $100 million; GlaxoSmithKline has a new chairman
Nexium tops the list of Medicare's spending on brand drugs; Gilead Sciences doubles its first-quarter profit; Pfizer reportedly wants to buy a rare-disease drug company
Newly approved Opdivo added $40 million to the quarter's product sales, which rose 8.9% compared to the year-earlier period.
PCSK9 antibodies reduced overall mortality and lowered LDL cholesterol levels in more than 10,000 patients in Phase-II/III clinical trials.
Established products fueled at 12% jump in first-quarter sales.
Despite an FDA committee voting that AstraZeneca's diabetes medication carries an acceptable heart risk, analysts say a Merck study will determine the DPP-IV category's fate.
An FDA panel said heart risks should be part of Onglyza's label; the OIG will examine generic price increases; Abbott said its OTC glucose meter will save patients money
The drugmaker is calling on researchers to investigate PCSK9s in specific areas of interest.
Merck funds protein-degrading technology; Shire expects approval for a new ADHD medication in 2017; state biosimilar notification laws focus on subtext
The focus will now include cardiovascular disease.
Panelists at a healthcare innovation conference said clinical research and local physician practices need to do more for women's health.
Interim results show cancer drug Imbruvica works well with other treatments; two studies show pricey new HCV medications are cost effective; the American College of Physicians wants less cardiac testing
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