New data suggest Amgen's PCSK9 may reduce risks of heart attacks, Salix bidding is war too rich for Endo's blood, Actavis bipolar drug use is expanded to 10- to 17-year-olds.
Novartis CEO says cost cutting is looming; Novo Nordisk presents new Saxenda weight-loss data; FDA approves Astellas Pharma's antifungal drug.
The drugmakers will explore combinations of Merck's Keytruda and Eisai's Lenvima and Halaven to treat certain cancers.
The organization plans to publish a scientific and a lay abstract detailing study findings
Genentech Parkinson med encounters preliminary safety issues; Cigna gives Gilead's Harvoni preferred status over AbbVie's Viekira Pak; Valeant proposes $400 million bid to buy bankrupt Dendreon.
One in three adults would rather not take a pill and have a shorter life span; Pfizer's next-gen breast-cancer drug nabs an early approval; Amgen's Humira biosimilar demonstrates clinical equivalence.
Pharma ad budgets are growing, says IPG; Medical device tax debate rages on; Pfizer has PCSK9 pill in the works.
Prime Therapeutics gives Gilead's Harvoni and AbbVie's Viekira Pak preferred formulary status; Novartis and Qualcomm team up for new investment firm; UK cost watchdog axes cancer drug coverage.
BMS halts cancer drug trial over positive Phase-III results; Shire has acquired NPS Pharmaceuticals for $5.2 billion; 23andMe expands Pfizer agreement.
AbbVie announced positive interim Phase-III results Thursday for its endometriosis drug elagolix, but one analyst says its commercial impact is likely linked to its effect on patients' bone mineral density.
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