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Pipeline Lexicon developing type 1 diabetes treatment with Sanofi

Lexicon developing type 1 diabetes treatment with Sanofi

Type 2 diabetes has been hogging health headlines lately — and for good reason. But the incidence of type 1 diabetes is also on the rise.

Commercial Top 25 metabolic brands, by sales, 2015-2016

Top 25 metabolic brands, by sales, 2015-2016

Sanofi's Lantus is the top-selling product with its Lantus franchise. Merck's Januvia and Novo Nordisk's Victoza round out the top 3.

Commercial When it comes to diabetes, will marketers break with tradition?

When it comes to diabetes, will marketers break with tradition?

That may take a "focus on brand building that goes beyond 'ask your doctor if this drug is right for you.'"

Legal/Regulatory Trump administration raises questions for rare-disease drugmakers

Trump administration raises questions for rare-disease drugmakers

Nobody knows what the future holds for the Affordable Care Act under the Trump administration and an emboldened Republican Congress.

Commercial If CSL Limited CEO Paul Perreault sneezes, Australia gets a cold

If CSL Limited CEO Paul Perreault sneezes, Australia gets a cold

"In Australia, we are the healthcare industry," he says.

Data/Analytics Infographic: Can pharma give doctors what they want?

Infographic: Can pharma give doctors what they want?

Physicians do not like EHRs. That much is clear. But the vast majority have to use electronic record systems on a daily basis. What can pharma do to better give doctors what they want?

Commercial Top 25 cardiovascular brands, 2015-2016

Top 25 cardiovascular brands, 2015-2016

The top-selling heart drug is Merck's Zetia, which is expected to bring in about $1.68 billion in sales in 2016.

Therapeutic Focus For statin-intolerant patients, what's next?

For statin-intolerant patients, what's next?

Despite their blockbuster status and distinction as the world's most widely prescribed class of drugs, statins may not be the best option for all patients with elevated low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels.

Commercial When it comes to PCSK9s, payers resisted — and sales flopped

When it comes to PCSK9s, payers resisted — and sales flopped

The first two PCSK9s landed with a thud. What does their disappointing launch say about the need for marketers of CV drugs to get their pricing houses in order?

Technology Japanese drugmakers lead the way in digital innovation

Japanese drugmakers lead the way in digital innovation

Otsuka, Astellas, Takeda, and Daiichi Sankyo share a degree of adventurousness and forward-mindedness in the digital realm.