Genzyme to get Caprelsa by AstraZeneca for about $300M.


AstraZeneca (AZN. L), under time limits from slipping sales of older prescription drugs, is marketing a medicine for a rare style of cancer in order to Sanofi (SASY. PA) the way it continues a new drive to improve cash through divesting a number of assets. Sanofi’s uncommon diseases division Genzyme pays AstraZeneca up to $300 […]

The particular Hidden Threat of Pot Edibles.


The actual U. Utes. Centers regarding Disease Control and Avoidance stated on Friday of which there’s “a probable danger” that comes with consuming marijuana-infused edibles, evidenced by simply an episode last March 2014 where a 19-year-old gentleman jumped to his death through the fourth-floor balcony of any Denver inn while large. According into a report […]

Teva in foretells buy Allergan’s common drug enterprise.


Israeli drug maker Teva Prescription Industries Ltd. is within talks to mix with Allergan PLC’s major generic-drug enterprise, in a move that may further consolidation inside the health-care sector and probably mean the end of Teva’s quest for another order. A package, valued from about $45 thousand, for your Allergan business might be announced as soon […]

Multiple Myeloma Drug Receives FDA Approval


The particular authorization with the additional Completely new Pill Application (sNDA) had been good results of your cycle 3 ASPIRE trial, that looked at Kyprolis in combination with Revlimid along with low-dose dexamethasone, balanced with Revlimid along with low-dose dexamethasone alone. Yet another sNDA just lately sent in towards FDA is founded on files from […]

New Alzheimer’s Drug Has Potential To Halt the Disease


A new drug titled ‘solanezumab’ for Alzheimer’s is expected to release this week – the drug is predicted to slow or even halt the illness, if given to patients early enough. The announcement is expected to be made at a major US conference, would be a phenomenal moment in the treatment of the disease. Existing […]

FDA: Calls for More Warnings on NSAIDS – Ibuprofen, Naproxen – Increase Risk of Stroke and Heart Attack


You develop a terrible headache and you pop an Advil. Nothing safer, right? Think again. NSAIDs may not be as harmless as they seem, leading the US Food and Drug Administration to call for strengthening warning on labels on commonly used painkillers such as naproxen and ibuprofen. The new warnings highlight how these medications have […]

CDC: Heroin Use And Addiction Are Increasing Dramatically In The US


A new report released by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that deaths from heroin have quadrupled between 2002 and 2013. Rates of abuse doubled among women and went up 50 percent among men during the same time period. Heroin overdose has taken many celebrity lives during this time – including Chris Farley […]

FDA Sued Over Approval Of Hepatitis C Trial Drug

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Two advocacy groups are very upset with U.S Food and Drug Administration’s decision to fast forward the publication of the clinical trail data that helped Gilead Sciences Inc win approval for two of their hepatitis C drugs. Yale University’s Global Health Justice Partnership and the Treatment Action Group (an non-profit AIDS organization) are suing FDA […]

A New Painkiller To Combat Opioid Abuse


An experimental painkiller, introduced by Egalet Corp, is less likely to abused when compared to the other form of morphine available in the market. Egalet Corp conducted study, which proved that people who were used to recreational opioid did not like the new painkiller, and in consequence were less likely to snort it. Opioids are […]