Takeda announces deals worth more than $1 billion; biotech and pharma investments reached $10.5 billion in 2017; prescriptions for nerve pain on the rise
Utah Senator who backed Orphan Drug Act will not seek reelection; medicines more expensive in 2018; Spark's genetic therapy for rare blindness costs $850,000
Teva diminishes debt with job cuts and sale; FDA to study whether consumers can detect misleading ads; AbbVie, Roche present positive Phase-III data at ASH
DeVine will oversee the agency's health IT and medical device work.
FDA approves first digital pill; biotech companies race to develop cancer-fighting microbiome drugs; Loxo and Bayer reach $1.55 billion deal for rare cancer drugs
FDA launches digital health pre-certification pilot; J&J's experimental RA drug raises safety concerns; AstraZeneca gets breakthrough status for Imfinzi
He describes his current charge as "transforming a more creative occupation into a science."
This according to the 172 healthcare marketing executives who participated in the 2017 MM&M/Guidemark Health Healthcare Marketers Trend Report.
Novartis forecasts slower growth in 2017; Actelion reports trial failure for PAH drug; HHS nominee Tom Price denies conflict of interest claims
GSK's two-drug combo for HIV has positive Phase-III results; the FDA approves glucose system that doesn't use finger pricking; Rite Aid to sell stores
Ogilvy & Mather London developed the campaign, called Breathless Choir and set to Sting's "Every Breath You Take."
BIO report finds success rate in Phase-I is 10%; Dunsire departs Forum after failed trials; the FDA issues two warning letters
CeyHello, a newly launched social networking mobile app, tackles medication adherence by connecting patients, caregivers and family members.
While it's made great strides, the healthcare industry is still behind in some technology and information safeguards.
Part of the challenge for drugmakers, medical-device makers and healthcare providers is finding the right digital talent and advocating for cultural changes within their organizations.
Drug spending projected to grow at 6% clip through 2024, spurred in part by pricey new medications; FDA approves new obesity device; Sanofi diabetes combo drug is better at reducing blood glucose than Lantus.
The government released new data showing how much pharma and device companies spent for research and marketing purposes last year.
Drugmakers engage early with insurers; patients push for implant to be pulled from the market; about one-third of new drugs qualify for special approval pathways
The manufacturer's SynchroMed drug-infusion pump was associated with 14 deaths.
Apple's ResearchKit could accelerate the pace at which industry approaches start-ups building products in the patient-facing part of health tech
The approval follows three advisory panel reviews and a complete response letter.
Medtronic, as part of the settlement, will pay $602,000 to a whistleblower to settle charges it caused physicians to submit false claims to federal health programs.
The company is calling the move a withdrawal, as opposed to a recall.
The finance, electric and broadcasting company has taken a $1-billion interest in DNA technology.
Covidien is buying ingestible-camera company Given Imaging.
The current number is reported to hover around $4 billion.
The agency issued final guidance on mobile apps, saying it will focus only on a subset that present the greatest risk to patients if they don't work correctly.
Proteus Digital Health's ingestible sensor shows utility as an adherence tool for those on psych meds, a study suggests.
Device maker Preventice says the peel-and-stick monitor has the potential to go beyond the critical care market and into the sports world.
Driven by consolidation in the healthcare industry, J&J is reuniting Ethicon, Inc. and Ethicon Endo-Surgery to present surgeons and health systems with a single face.