Three healthcare advertising agencies came together at South By Southwest to create a wide new range of possibilities for the ever-growing Health and MedTech Track.
For breast cancer survivors, the risk of recurrence may be tied to how many hours they fast at night, a new study suggests.
<span class="articleLocation”>(Reuters Health) – For breast cancer survivors, the risk of recurrence may be tied to how many hours they fast at night, a new study suggests. Women in the study were more likely to have their breast cancer come back if they fasted overnight for less than 13 hours, researchers found. While prolonged fasting […]
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said it filed a complaint in a district court accusing Endo International Plc of violating antitrust laws by striking “pay-for-delay” deals.
Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. announced a multi-year research partnership with two world-leading academic centers with a proven long-term commitment to IBD research and care.
GlaxoSmithKline is to adopt a graduated approach to patenting its medicines, depending on the wealth of different countries, in order to make drugs more affordable in the developing world. Britain’s biggest drugmaker said on Thursday it would not file patents in low-income states, leaving the way clear for generic companies to make cheap copies […]
Phase 3 Study Findings Demonstrate Treatment with Baricitinib Results in Significant Improvements for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Who Had Inadequate Response to Biologics Pivotal RA-BEACON Study Published in New England Journal of Medicine 07:00 ET from Eli Lilly and Company; Incyte Corporation INDIANAPOLIS, March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) […]
1,000+ Women are Suing Johnson & Johnson for Allegedly Covering Up Baby Powder Cancer Risk for Decades March 31, 2016By Alex Keown, BioSpace.com Breaking News Staff WASHINGTON – More than 1,000 women have joined a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) claiming the company failed to provide information about risks of ovarian […]
Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Approval of Defitelio (defibrotide sodium) for the Treatment of Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease (VOD) with Renal or Pulmonary Dysfunction Following Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplantation (HSCT) First and Only FDA-Approved Therapy for Patients with this Rare, Potentially Fatal Complication DUBLIN, March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced that […]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it would allow the use of an experimental test to screen donated blood for the Zika virus.
Sun Pharma secured a firm toehold in the Japanese market after striking a $293 million deal with Novartis AG to acquire 14 of Novartis’ branded drug portfolio program in that country.
Sole issue relates to third-party manufacturing observations: no new clinical studies were requested and no safety or efficacy issues were identified.
InterbrandHealth Report Reveals Top Biopharma Brands: Leaders Are Addressing Needs of Healthcare Professionals to Tackle the Challenges of Today
Pfizer and the Roche Group claim the #1 and #2 positions for leading the way in redefining their value to HCPs March 30, 2016 01:26 AM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A global study released today by InterbrandHealth identifies the biopharma companies that are addressing healthcare professionals’ (HCPs), payers’, and policymakers’ needs. A […]
Panchak Named Senior Digital Strategist at FreshBlood’s Consortium of Healthcare Industry Experts.
An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration backed an approval for Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc’s drug for psychosis related to Parkinson’s disease. Nuplazid’s benefits outweighed the risks, the panel said, after 12 members voted in favor of the treatment and two against. Acadia’s shares, which were halted for trading during market hours on […]
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg and other philanthropists are donating $125 million to Johns Hopkins University for a new institute devoted to immunotherapy cancer research, the Baltimore school said on Tuesday. Bloomberg, founder of the business and market news firm bearing his name and a former New York City mayor, and Sidney Kimmel, founder of Jones Apparel […]
With a nod to his own drug use as a young man, President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for more funding and a new approach to help people addicted to heroin and prescription drugs, seeking to shine a public spotlight on an increasingly deadly killer. During an appearance at a drug abuse summit in Atlanta, […]
Although SXSW 2016 lacked a major platform launch, it did further the tech discussion in key areas.
March 29, 2016 By Alex Keown, BioSpace.com Breaking News Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Citing a need to invest in growth of its drug products, Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA) slashed 25 percent of employees in the U.S. and Europe, the company announced Tuesday afternoon. Ariad said the job reductions are part of a strategic review aimed […]
DURECT announced its licensee, Pain Therapeutics, has resubmitted the New Drug Application for REMOXY (oxycodone capsules CII) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.