Pharmaceuticals and Medical Research (TRBC)

UniQure gene therapy shows rise in blood-clotting protein levels

UniQure gene therapy shows rise in blood-clotting protein levels

Published 08/02/2019

(Reuters) - Drug developer UniQure NV said on Friday its gene therapy to treat hemophilia B increased the levels of a protein that helps in [more…]

Drugmakers say UK could lose out on EU anti-counterfeit drugs push

Drugmakers say UK could lose out on EU anti-counterfeit drugs push

Published 08/02/2019

(Reuters) - Drugmakers warned on Friday that if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal next month Britons could miss out on an EU-wide [more…]

J&J becomes first drugmaker to add prices to television ads

J&J becomes first drugmaker to add prices to television ads

Published 07/02/2019

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson said on Thursday it will start adding the price of its medicines to television commercials by next month, becoming [more…]

Hospitals serving more minorities may offer less palliative care

Hospitals serving more minorities may offer less palliative care

Published 07/02/2019

(Reuters Health) - Patients may have less access to palliative care at U.S. hospitals that primarily serve minorities, a study suggests. Minorities in the U.S. [more…]

FDA pulls up Walgreens for violating tobacco sale laws by selling…

FDA pulls up Walgreens for violating tobacco sale laws by selling…

Published 07/02/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it was taking action against certain retailers including Walgreen Boots Alliance for repeatedly flouting [more…]

Prior dengue infection may protect against Zika: study

Prior dengue infection may protect against Zika: study

Published 07/02/2019

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Prior infection with dengue, a mosquito-borne disease that infects nearly 400 million people a year, could reduce the risk of contracting Zika [more…]

Gene therapy stocks plunge after poor trial data

Gene therapy stocks plunge after poor trial data

Published 07/02/2019

(Reuters) - Shares of U.S. gene therapy companies sank on Thursday after drugs developed by two small firms failed to show promise in separate clinical [more…]

Medicare Part D no match for runaway specialty drug costs: study

Medicare Part D no match for runaway specialty drug costs: study

Published 07/02/2019

CHICAGO (Reuters) - When Medicare prescription drug insurance was created in 2003, the idea that beneficiaries with very high drug costs should pick up 5 [more…]

Ebola spreads to high-risk area of Congo: WHO

Ebola spreads to high-risk area of Congo: WHO

Published 26/01/2019

GENEVA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak has spread southwards into an area with high security risks, the World Health Organization said. The [more…]

Exclusive: CVS to cover migraine drugs from Teva, Lilly- excludes…

Exclusive: CVS to cover migraine drugs from Teva, Lilly- excludes…

Published 25/01/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - CVS Health Corp, a top U.S. manager of pharmacy benefits, has added new migraine drugs from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Eli [more…]