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CTI Biopharma’s cancer drug fails late-stage trial, shares tumble

CTI Biopharma’s cancer drug fails late-stage trial, shares tumble

Published 09/07/2018

(Reuters) - CTI Biopharma Corp said on Monday its treatment for a type of blood cancer did not meet the main goal of a late-stage [more…]

Europe recalls generic heart drug made in China on cancer fears

Europe recalls generic heart drug made in China on cancer fears

Published 06/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A number of high blood pressure and heart drugs containing an ingredient made in China are being recalled across Europe after an [more…]

Missouri appeals court tosses $55 million J&J talc-powder verdict

Missouri appeals court tosses $55 million J&J talc-powder verdict

Published 30/06/2018

(Reuters) - A Missouri appeals court on Friday threw out a $55 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who [more…]

U.S. approves first marijuana plant-derived drug for epilepsy

U.S. approves first marijuana plant-derived drug for epilepsy

Published 26/06/2018

(Reuters) - The U.S. health regulator approved GW Pharmaceuticals Plc’s epilepsy treatment on Monday, making it the first cannabis-based drug to win approval in the [more…]

Pfizer’s breast cancer drug combo falls short of survival goal

Pfizer’s breast cancer drug combo falls short of survival goal

Published 25/06/2018

(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said on Monday a combination of its breast cancer drug, Ibrance, and another drug was not statistically significant in extending overall [more…]

Lilly’s Jardiance meets main goal of two diabetes trials

Lilly’s Jardiance meets main goal of two diabetes trials

Published 25/06/2018

(Reuters) - Eli Lilly & Co said on Monday that its drug Jardiance, along with insulin therapy, met the main goal of two trials testing [more…]

Merrimack to scrap development of pancreatic cancer treatment

Merrimack to scrap development of pancreatic cancer treatment

Published 25/06/2018

(Reuters) - Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday it would stop developing its experimental treatment for pancreatic cancer after it failed to meet the main [more…]

EU makes it easier for companies to produce generic medicines for…

EU makes it easier for companies to produce generic medicines for…

Published 28/05/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission on Monday proposed to change intellectual property rules to let pharmaceutical companies produce generic drugs for export to countries [more…]

British PM May calls on health, tech sectors to work on cancer

British PM May calls on health, tech sectors to work on cancer

Published 20/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will call on Britain’s health service, charities and artificial intelligence sector to work together to better identify patients [more…]

Remedy for high drug costs: Let Medicare negotiate

Remedy for high drug costs: Let Medicare negotiate

Published 17/05/2018

CHICAGO (Reuters) - (The writer is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.) Americans do not agree on much these days, but we [more…]