Johnson & Johnson collaborates with biotech on diabetes stem-cell treatment; the FDA warms up to Remicade biosimilar; Woodcock warns about biosimilar backlog
New entrants in the type 2 diabetes treatment market share a similar goal: To solve patients' constant struggle with glycemic control.
Experts insist that R&D efforts in the category must mirror educational campaigns and lifestyle changes, and quickly.
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The kits aren't likely to enhance American Girl's bottom line in any significant way, yet the flood of press coverage painted the company as compassionate in a way that few such organizations are.
Lilly's Jardiance starting to gain market share; Merck "raring" to make acquisitions; Sanofi said it will stop marketing Afrezza
Sanofi spent $3.75 million on advertising for Afrezza in the third quarter of 2015 yet the therapy only brought in about $2 million in revenue.
Eli Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim received approval to begin selling their Lantus knock-off drug after settling a patent lawsuit with Sanofi in September.
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Gleevec generic is approved; FDA issues warning on diabetes drugs; Senate will hold hearing on drug pricing
The drugmaker recently launched a DTC campaign for diabetes drug Trulicity, which generated $73.7 million in sales in the third quarter.
The drugmaker aims to differentiate its type-2 diabetes drug in the competitive GLP-1 receptor agonist class.
The drugmakers worked with Evoke Health to develop a campaign that would differentiate the third-in-class type-2 diabetes drug in an increasingly competitive market.
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The search giant and the drugmaker will develop new tools to monitor the disease and improve patient outcomes.
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Longtime ICC leader Viviano moves to the client side to help the start-up build its marketing team and become a commercial contender.
Eli Lilly's and BI's diabetes medication Jardiance becomes the first blood glucose-lowering drug to demonstrate it can reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.
CVS excludes 31 drugs including Viagra from its 2016 formulary; Sanofi partners with Evotec on stem-cell treatment development; primary-care physicians may hesitate to prescribe Truvada for PrEP
The Danish drugmaker said it expects an FDA decision about long-acting—and long-delayed—insulin Tresiba in October.
The "Surprise, it's insulin" campaign follows criticism of the lower-than-expected sales of the inhaled insulin since its launch in February.
Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky said physicians are unlikely to switch the majority of patients to a biosimilar version of Remicade.
The health insurer will offer Fit4D's diabetes coaching program to its members after testing the program during a pilot last year.
Merck settles a marketing lawsuit for $5.9 million; CVS plans to create diagnostic apps; a survey shows advertising agencies plan to keep head count steady for the rest of the year
Novo Nordisk replaces Sanofi as the top marketer of metabolic drugs; Actavis changed its name to Allergan; access to Medicare Part D has not reduced overall Medicare costs
The drugmaker's once-daily diabetes treatment, lixisenatide, will be sent back to US regulators after Sanofi pulled the submission in 2013 to finish a cardiovascular outcomes trial.
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Concerns persist regarding the drug's impact on liver enzymes and fat.
Havas Health developed the inhaled insulin's advertising campaign, which is slated to kick off later this summer.