Teva gets FDA approval for Truvada generic; the FDA rejects Coherus' Neulasta biosimilar; only 17% of Americans find health industries to be innovative
Notably, data for AstraZeneca's Lynparza, Johnson & Johnson's Zytiga, and Loxo Oncology's larotrectinib highlights the move toward specialized medicine.
Putting aside the hype around combination immunotherapies, concerns remain about overall response rates for these drugs.
This includes concerns about the effectiveness — and cost-effectiveness — of drugs like Merck's Keytruda and Bristol-Myers Squibb's Opdivo, in combination or alone.
FDA presents ideas to tackle drug prices; patients aware of side effects more likely to report them; scientists use Apple's Research Kit for clinical purposes
Disease awareness ads can boost drug sales; AstraZeneca's experimental asthma drug cuts steroid use; FDA approves Regeneron and Sanofi's RA drug
FDA requires boxed warning for J&J's Invokana; Amazon to reportedly hire GM to enter pharmacy industry; WannCry ransomware affects some health organizations
FDA approves Merck/Lilly combo for lung cancer; new PhRMA requirements result in expulsion of 22 members; Pfizer to pay Sangamo $7 million for gene therapy programs
While investments in investigational lupus agents appear to be heating up, late-stage clinical failure continues to be a major hurdle to market entry.
Gilead receives approval to market Harvoni, Sovaldi to adolescents; OncoMed ends mid-stage trials for pancreatic cancer drug; researchers use facial recognition software to diagnose
The FDA approves drugs faster than EMA; Botox goes to late-stage testing for depression; GSK recalls nearly 600,000 asthma inhalers
Opdivo/Yervoy combination shows improved survival for melanoma patients in trial; global immunotherapy market likely to reach $75 billion by 2022; Mylan expands EpiPen recall
Novartis' heart-failure drug fails in clinical trial; Sanofi, Regeneron file Dupixent patent suit; FDA approves Newron's Xadago for PD
Biologics prompt asthma marketers to catch their collective breath as innovation has resulted in a rise of payer blockades and sky-high prices
An investigative agent in the Novartis asthma pipeline could give biologics a run for their money.
Amgen said it would offer payers a refund for patients who have a heart attack or stroke while taking the PCSK9 inhibitor.
The FDA delays final rule related to off-label use; Amgen's Repatha reduces risk of death by 20%, study finds; FDA rejects AstraZeneca's hyperkalaemia drug
Pershing Square sells entire Valeant stake; FDA approves Novartis breast-cancer drug combo; Express Scripts asks Gilead to lower hep-C drug prices
Gilead exec blames PBMs for high drug prices; Google uses AI to detect signs of breast cancer; Sanofi and Regeneron drug effective in treating eczema
In our struggle with the bean counters and the stockbrokers, can't we make patient needs a priority, too?
Ten drugmakers seek to exclude pricing information from proxy ballots; roughly 85% of patient advocacy groups get industry funding; Juno halts lead CAR-T project
Pharma industry remains focused on Alzheimer's, despite setbacks; few new diabetes drugs in development; the FDA issues complete response letter to Trevena
A loaded hemophilia A drug market is an indication patients in and around it are well-served, but that hasn't stopped contenders such as Roche's emicizumab.
Pharma execs raise concerns about Trump's plans for the FDA; Merck ends study of experimental Alzheimer's drug; Amgen seeks new indication for Blincyto
Teva CEO steps down; Mylan to pay $96.5 million to settle pay-for-delay claims; Merck files Keytruda with the FDA for bladder cancer
Biogen completes hemophilia spinoff; old drug being tested as a prostate cancer treatment; Merck reports Q4 decline in revenue
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.
Merck said the FDA accepted its submission of a Keytruda/chemotherapy combo drug and granted it Priority Review.
Sanofi, Regeneron denied bid to overturn Amgen win in patent case; Abbott to close St. Jude deal; Gilead hires SVP of hematology and oncology
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