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Mylan Strikes $1B Deal for Dermatology Drugs

May 16, 2016 8:05 am | by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor | Articles | Comments

The acquisition is expected to close by the end of the third quarter.


Patients with Celiac Disease Should Receive Pneumonia Vaccine

May 16, 2016 8:05 am | by Wiley | News | Comments

Researchers have found that patients with celiac disease are at high risk of acquiring pneumonia if they haven't received the pneumococcal vaccine.


Vermont to Require Drug Makes to Explain Price Increases

May 16, 2016 8:04 am | by Dave Gram, Associated Press | News | Comments

Vermont is poised to become the first state requiring drug companies to explain their price increases, and Bob and Deborah Messing think that's a good idea.


Another Reason for Wine Lovers to Toast Resveratrol

May 16, 2016 8:04 am | by Frontiers | News | Comments

Red wine lovers have a new reason to celebrate. 


Omega-3 Lowers Childhood Aggression in Short-Term

May 16, 2016 8:04 am | by University of Pennsylvania | News | Comments

The Philadelphia randomized control study placed 290 11- and 12-year-olds with a history of violence into four groups.


Pfizer Says It's Blocking Use of Drugs for Lethal Injections

May 16, 2016 7:00 am | by Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press | News | Comments

The company's announcement has limited immediate impact.


NIH-Led Team Discovers New HIV Vaccine Target

May 16, 2016 6:30 am | by National Institute of Health | News | Comments

A team led by NIH scientists have reported a research trifecta. 


AbbVie Announces FDA Expands Label for Imbruvica

May 15, 2016 11:30 am | News | Comments

The RESONATE-2 trial served as the basis for the March 2016 FDA approval of IMBRUVICA for the first-line treatment of CLL patients.


BGI, UW Medicine to Collaborate on Precision Medicine Development

May 15, 2016 10:30 am | by University of Washington School of Medicine | News | Comments

The research and educational collaboration will look particularly at applying next-generation sequencing to improve the health of communities.


House GOP to Unveil Zika Funding Measure Next Week

May 14, 2016 11:30 am | by Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | News | Comments

A senior Republican lawmaker said Friday he'll unveil additional funding next week to battle the Zika virus in hopes of a quick vote in the GOP-controlled House.


Judge Unseals Records of Oxycontin Lawsuit in Kentucky

May 13, 2016 4:00 pm | by Adam Beam, Associated Press | News | Comments

A judge has unsealed records from a Kentucky lawsuit against the maker of the prescription painkiller OxyContin, including the secret testimony of a former company president.


GSK Announces New Data for Meningitis B Vaccine Bexsero

May 13, 2016 3:00 pm | News | Comments

GSK has a broad portfolio of approved meningococcal meningitis vaccines


Findings Expand Potential of Cancer Drug

May 13, 2016 2:00 pm | by Queen's University | News | Comments

The new research builds on an international clinical trial conducted 10 years ago.


AstraZeneca Gains Orphan Designation for Thyroid Cancer Drug

May 13, 2016 1:17 pm | News | Comments

Selumetinib inhibits the MEK pathway in cancer cells to prevent tumor growth.


FDA: Cipro Side Effects Outweigh Benefit for Some Infections

May 13, 2016 1:14 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The drugs have been sold for more than 20 years, and are now sold mainly as generics.



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