Two new indications give Eliquis more juice, a new rule is making hydrocodone harder to get and the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge highlights a controversial aspects of drug discovery and development.
Phase-III tests indicate Lilly's experimental treatment bests Amgen's for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
The FDA has approved Arnuity Ellipta for asthma.
The goal is to develop companion diagnostics to match patients with cancer treatments.
Political furor over the recent spate of tax inversions is having little influence on how the government chooses its partners.
An Ebola survivor is set to leave Emory University Hospital, but the cause of the cure is uncertain, the FDA has approved a new type 1 diabetes test, and the latest in the Allergan-Salix battle.
The oral medication Cerdelga joins Cerezyme in its Gaucher disease arsenal. Sanofi expects the drug will be priced "on par" with Cerezyme, which goes for around $300,000 a year in the US.
Phase-III tests indicate patients may be able to switch from injectable enzyme-replacement therapies, like Fabrazyme, to the firm's oral drug.
The Wall Street Journal says the deal would add "another layer of intrigue" to the Allergan-Valeant hostilities.
Inspectors of Marck Biosciences found an array of problems during a October-November 2013 inspection, including mold near a sterile area that was so bad "the room had 'partially caved in.'"