Pharmaceuticals News

The pharmaceuticals news email from Wiser has been specifically designed for anyone with an interest in the industry. This includes medical practitioners, investors and those involved in research and development. By its very nature, the pharmaceutical industry is subject to constant change. It is a research-driven industry with companies spending much of their revenues developing new medicines and vaccines. As a result patients are able to get new and more effective treatments. This is helping to increase the life expectancy of individuals in most countries. But there are challenges. The costs of the research and development can be large which puts up the price of drugs, while governments and the medical industry argue to try to keep prices as low as possible. The industry also faces challenges from alternatives, both legal (through generic drugs) and illegal (through black market economies). To follow the latest developments in this industry you should sign up for the pharmaceuticals news email from Wiser. It is the best way to find must-read articles on the topic from around the web.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA approves first two-drug HIV regimen from GSK
Reuters • Reuters Staff
U.S. FDA approves first two-drug HIV regimen
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Teva Pharmaceutical: Generidiculous!
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In US, More than One-Third Think Government and Business Leaders are Corrupt, Media Shrug
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Is the NHS being taken for a ride on drug prices? We need to know | Nils Pratley
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A key medicine agency has left Britain. This is the start of a Brexodus | Mike Galsworthy
The Guardian • Mike Galsworthy
UK pharma industry prepares for hard Brexit
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Cytokinetics Pivots to Another ALS Drug After Phase 3 Failure
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HHS secretary nominee Alex Azar raked in millions as executive of pharma company Eli Lilly
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UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA approves first two-drug HIV regimen from GSK
ReutersReuters Staff
NEW YORK () - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first two-drug regimen to treat HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, aimed at lessening the side effect burden of current treatments that combine three or four medicines. The...
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GlaxoSmithKline plc, Health Care Industry
U.S. FDA approves first two-drug HIV regimen
ReutersReuters Staff
NEW YORK () - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first two-drug regimen to treat HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, aimed at lessening the side effect burden of current treatments that combine three or four medicines. The...
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Teva Pharmaceutical: Generidiculous!
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Summary Sure, Teva's growth trajectory has stalled with exclusivity loss of Copaxone and a $6.1 billion impairment charge but 4.6x 2018 EPS estimates? Really? With some growth remaining even before any one of the company's 300 generic launches expected in 2018, trading...
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Health Care Costs, Health Care Industry
In US, More than One-Third Think Government and Business Leaders are Corrupt, Media Shrug
Health Care RenewalRoy M. Poses Md
We have noted (most recently here), that health care corruption, particularly its global nature and its presence in developed countries like the US, is a taboo topic and thus remains anechoic. Yet corruption in general, and health care corruption in particular, are...
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Is the NHS being taken for a ride on drug prices? We need to know | Nils Pratley
The GuardianNils Pratley
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has discovered a rich seam for inquiries – pharmaceutical companies allegedly gouging the National Health Service. Pfizer, together with a small UK company called Flynn Pharma, was fined £90m last December for “excessive and unfair” pricing...
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Pharmaceuticals
A key medicine agency has left Britain. This is the start of a Brexodus | Mike Galsworthy
The GuardianMike Galsworthy
Amsterdam has won the right to become the new host for the European Medicines Agency (EMA). In a nail-biting final round last night, the 19 European cities that had put in bids had been whittled down to Milan and Amsterdam, sharing an...
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Health Care Industry, Pharmaceuticals
UK pharma industry prepares for hard Brexit
Financial Times
Keep abreast of significant corporate, financial and political developments around the world. Stay informed and spot emerging risks and opportunities
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Cytokinetics Pivots to Another ALS Drug After Phase 3 Failure
XconomyFrank Vinluan
San Francisco — Cytokinetics’ bid to offer a new drug for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) was dealt a setback after the company’s lead experimental treatment for the disease failed in a late-stage clinical trial. The results mean the end for tirasemtiv, one...
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Health Care Industry, Pharmaceuticals
HHS secretary nominee Alex Azar raked in millions as executive of pharma company Eli Lilly
FierceHealthcarePaige Minemyer
President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Department of Health Human Services earned millions as an executive at the pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly, newly released financial documents show. Alex Azar served in leadership roles at Eli Lilly for the better part of...
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New Div On The Block Quarterly Earnings Round-Up II: Part 2
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Summary As we pass the middle of the final quarter of 2017, many companies have already reported their earnings results from the previous three months. Using earnings as a chance to review one's holdings helps justify the original investment thesis. I look...
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