Tag: pharmaceuticals
almost 1 year ago
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How U.S. Drug Companies Could Tip Europe Into Recession

Swings in Ireland’s pharmaceutical industry, often rooted in tax moves by U.S.-based firms, have outsize impact on Eu...

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about 1 year ago
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Blackmores Recommends A$1.84 Bln Takeover Proposal by Kirin

Blackmores began in a Brisbane health-food store in 1938

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over 1 year ago
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Uganda Declares End of Deadly Ebola Outbreak

The announcement caps a nearly four-month struggle to contain a rare strain of the highly contagious virus for which ...

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over 1 year ago
cityam.com

Eyes peeled: Five technologies to watch next year

The year of the Great Tech Sell-Off is coming to a close. But in this Digital Age, technology is only going to get mo...

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over 1 year ago
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After Zero-Covid, China’s Health Industry Faces Titanic Shift

The country’s more permissive stance toward the spread of Covid-19 will create big health sector winners and losers.

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almost 2 years ago
nypost.com

Martin Shkreli out of prison, trying to start rap career

Newly out of prison, reviled “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli is hoping to stage a cool-guy comeback online.

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almost 2 years ago
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Outbreak of Rare Ebola Strain Declared in Uganda

A 24-year-old man who died in central Uganda was found to have been infected with the Sudan strain of the virus.

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almost 2 years ago
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Mexicans Can Cross U.S. Border to Get Paid for Plasma, Court Rules

Pharmaceutical companies sued to lift border-agency ban on practice that accounts for up to 10% of national plasma su...

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almost 2 years ago
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Biotech May Be the Next U.S.-China Battleground

Investors in Chinese biotech—and perhaps their U.S. clients too—should be prepared for a rough ride.

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almost 2 years ago
cityam.com

Government must support pharma CEOs in shouldering cost pressures, says ABPI president

The Government must help paint a positive picture for the pharmaceutical industry via increased support, so that CEOs...

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almost 2 years ago
cityam.com

Litigation over recalled drug weighs on GSK, Haleon and Sanofi stocks

UK pharmaceutical stocks GSK, Haleon and Sanofi have been dragged into the red today – losing billions in market valu...

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about 2 years ago
cityam.com

UK competitions watchdog told to cover pharma firms' costs after investigation failed

The Supreme Court today said the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) could be forced to cover Pfizer and Fly...

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about 2 years ago
cityam.com

Invidior unveils $100m share repurchase scheme with new drugs powering rebounding revenues

Invidior has announced a $100 plan to return capital to shareholders, with the pharmaceutical firm on track to achiev...

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over 2 years ago
cityam.com

Martin Shkreli's lawyers ask to drop him as client as 'pharma bro' owes $2m in legal fees

Martin Shkreli’s lawyers are seeking to drop him as a client, over claims the price-hiking pharma exec owes them $2.0...

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over 2 years ago
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Microsoft, SpaceX, Airbnb and Others Offer Ukraine Assistance

Microsoft, SpaceX, Airbnb and GlaxoSmithKline are among the businesses helping the country fend off cyberattacks, sup...

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over 2 years ago
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In Some African Nations, Armed Police Enforce Covid-19 Vaccinations

Countries in some parts of the world have offered a variety of incentives or threats to convince people to get inocul...

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over 2 years ago
cityam.com

J&J and three other drug distributors settle opioid crisis lawsuits for $26bn

US pharma giant Johnson & Johnson, and three of America’s largest medical distributors, have agreed to pay $26bn (£19...

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over 2 years ago
cityam.com

AIDS scientists cure human for the first time: Former HIV patient is off medication, asymptomatic...

Researchers in the U.S. have said they have cured HIV in a human being for the very first time. The scientists said t...

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over 2 years ago
cityam.com

First patient in UK gets ‘vaccine’ for cancer that should help immune system ward off cancer perm...

A Merseyside man has become the first in the UK to receive a ‘vaccine’ that is hoped will stop his recurring head and...

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over 2 years ago
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Omicron’s Threat to Global Economy Increasingly Runs Through China

The U.S. and Europe are learning to live with the virus, but Beijing’s zero-Covid strategy could lead to recurring lo...

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over 2 years ago
cityam.com

Informa offloads Pharma Intelligence to Warburg Pincus for £1.9bn as firm shifts focus

Informa has agreed to sell Pharma Intelligence to US private equity group Warburg Pincus for £1.9bn, as the UK firm l...

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over 2 years ago
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UK's largest ever health research project is looking for 5 million Brits

A major health study which aims to predict who will get ill in their later years even before they show symptoms needs...

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over 2 years ago
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The Once and Future Drug War

During the 50 years the U.S. has battled the narcotics trade, illegal drugs have become more available and potent. Bu...

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over 2 years ago
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Covid-19 Shots Risk Displacing Immunizations Against Childhood Killers in Developing Countries

As underfunded healthcare systems shift to immunizing adults against Covid, 2022 risks seeing further setbacks in the...

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over 2 years ago
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U.S. Businesses Sour on Saudi Arabia in Blow to Crown Prince’s Growth Plans

Surprise tax hits, unpaid bills and stolen intellectual property are undoing the government’s effort to shift the kin...

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over 2 years ago
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As Omicron Surges, Africa’s Covid-19 Vaccination Drive Sputters

After two years of struggling to procure coronavirus vaccines, the continent with the fewest Covid-19 inoculations is...

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over 2 years ago
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China-U.S. Tension Mars Biotech Giant BeiGene’s Shanghai Debut

BeiGene tumbled 16% in its mainland trading debut, after raising $3.5 billion and becoming the first company to be tr...

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over 2 years ago
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Sky-High Vaccination Rates and Zero Taxes Make Dubai a Pandemic Boomtown

Dubai, a city-state of skyscrapers and Persian Gulf beaches, is drawing in the ultrarich, entrepreneurs and tourists ...

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over 2 years ago
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Covid-19 Variant Omicron Threatens U.S., Global Economies

Growth could suffer a modest blow from Omicron, though the scale of the damage will hinge on the potency of the strai...

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over 2 years ago
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Omicron Variant Prompts Governments to Push Covid-19 Boosters

Israel, the United Arab Emirates and the U.K., all early adopters of the Covid-19 vaccine, are urging their residents...

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almost 3 years ago
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Google to Block Ads From Appearing Next to Content Denying Climate Change

The move by the world’s largest digital-ad company comes after recent restrictions on ads next to vaccine misinformat...

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almost 3 years ago
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Behind Israel’s Swift Rollout of Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters

Israel’s public health experts have been consistently ahead of their global counterparts in efforts to fight Covid-19...

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almost 3 years ago
inews.co.uk

Northern Ireland could face medicine shortages after Brexit grace period ends, report claims

Leading pharmaceutical research firm finds some drug firms will withdraw up to 90 per cent of their products from Nor...

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almost 3 years ago
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Covid-19 Vaccinations Boost the Global Economy, but May Not Cure It Alone

The Delta variant’s spread shows how Covid-19 can continue to slow economic growth even as governments push to get mo...

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almost 3 years ago
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Israel Begins Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine for At-Risk Children Under 12 as Delta Cases Surge

The country has authorized the use of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine for vulnerable children between five and 11 years old...

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almost 3 years ago
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Saudi Arabia to Impose Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate

People in Saudi Arabia will need to show proof of vaccination to enter public and private institutions beginning Sund...

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almost 3 years ago
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Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine Is Less Effective Against Delta Infections but Still Prevents Serious Ill...

The study from Israel comes as governments around the world try to check the rampant spread of the variant.

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about 3 years ago
inews.co.uk

Pharma companies fined £260m after overcharging NHS for vital drugs

At one point the health service was being charged over £80 for a single pack of hydrocortisone tablets that had previ...

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about 3 years ago
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Wesfarmers Plans Healthcare Division if API Acquisition Succeeds

Australian retail-and-industrial conglomerate Wesfarmers is planning a new healthcare division if it succeeds in acqu...

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