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Democrats in the U.S. Senate are advancing a deal that would allow the government’s Medicare health plan for older and disabled Americans to negotiate lower prescription drug prices, Senate sources said on Wednesday.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has awarded its first approval in the specific interleukin-23 inhibitor space for Crohn’s disease to AbbVie’s Skyrizi I (risakizumab-rzaa). 

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new and updated results from the Phase 2 CAPTIVATE study evaluating IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) in combination with venetoclax (I+V) as a potential fixed-duration (FD) treatment in adult patients with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL). Updated data from the FD cohort with three years of follow-up shows that I+V continues to demonstrate deep and durable responses and clinically meaningful progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) in the first-line treatment setting.

The annual meeting of the American Headache Society (AHS) is being held in Denver, Colorado from June 9-12. Here’s a look at just some of the wide-ranging research being presented.

A patent cliff is looming once again for the biopharma industry, putting some $236 billion in pharmaceutical sales at risk between now and 2030. For context, the top 10 biopharmas in 2021 generated total global sales of $512 billion. In the next eight years, more than 190 drugs will go off-patent for these companies. Of those, 69 are blockbuster drugs.

Johnson & Johnson and AbbVie’s big-selling leukemia drug Imbruvica in combination with standard treatment kept a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in check for more than two years longer than the standard regimen alone in older patients, according to data presented on Friday.

A late-stage study of two rheumatoid arthritis drugs from Bristol Myers Squibb (BMY.N) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) showed a significant drop in deaths among hospitalized COVID patients, a U.S. health agency said on Thursday.

AbbVie submitted a New Drug Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for ABBV-951 (foscarbidopa/foslevodopa) for the treatment of motor fluctuations in patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease.