The Paris-based drugmaker's global president of R&D said that jumping through different and inconsistent regulatory hoops puts an "enormous" cost on drugmakers.
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.
America's Health Insurance Plans offered its opinion of the Actavis Namenda IR antitrust case, giving its support to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
Zogenix spins off painkiller business; Biogen Idec investigates the use of wearables in MS patients; J&J sues Celltrion and Hospira to delay Remicade biosimilar.
The agency hopes the adoption of electronic informed consent measures could help participants retain and understand information as well as allow quicker timing of updates.
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Achillion's experimental HCV drug cleared the virus in six weeks when combined with Gilead's Sovaldi; Sanofi will replace a third of its sales managers; GSK shutters Montana vaccine R&D.
FDA commissioner Margaret Hamburg has stepped down; Pfizer acquires Hospira for $15.2 billion, AstraZeneca buys Actavis's branded respiratory business.
President Barack Obama states in budget proposal that government should negotiate drug pricing; J&J's rare cancer drug's review is expedited; inhalable insulin hits pharmacy shelves.
Takeda COO Weber refuses Sanofi CEO post; J&J seeks $7.2 billion from Boston Scientific over 10-year old-Guidant acquisition; UCB submits epilepsy drug for US and EU approval.
President Barack Obama says personalized medicines need financial support in SOTU Address; Salix explores M&A options; lobbying groups PhRMA and BIO say generic painkillers without abuse-deterrent features should be pulled from shelves.
CMS head Marilyn Tavenner has resigned; Depomed acquires Nucynta pain pill from J&J; Merck's innovation lead leaves for insurer.
Pharma ad budgets are growing, says IPG; Medical device tax debate rages on; Pfizer has PCSK9 pill in the works.
The FDA's prescription drug promotion arm wrote that the professional print ad for seizure med Aptiom "misleadingly overstated its efficacy."
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