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Report: Purdue Pharma exploring Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing

The maker of an painkiller blamed for feeding the opioid crisis in the US may file for bankruptcy, according to news reports. Citing sources familiar...

JDRF benefits from giant dinosaur sale

Proceeds from the sale of a 30ft-long plastic dinosaur have been donated to type 1 diabetes charity JDRF, with the model now...

Kick-start your Pancake Day with these low carb pancake roll-ups

We’ve got one of our favourite pancake recipes to share with you this Pancake Day. This pancake roll-up recipe is a quick and easy recipe...

Salix’s giant inflatable ‘Captain Colon’ embarks on colon health awareness tour

The inflatable stolen colon is back—in triplicate. Salix Pharmaceutical employees donated money to the Colon Cancer Coalition to purchase a replacement after the company's 10-foot-tall...

Hill Holliday Health launches inside its Boston-based parent agency

Boston ad agency Hill Holliday has been doing pharma and healthcare work for years. But not many people seemed to know about it. So...

Purdue eyes bankruptcy filing to cope with mounting opioid accusations: Reuters

Purdue Pharma may file for bankruptcy to get out from under thousands of lawsuits blaming the opioid maker and its aggressive marketing for the...

Biogen to acquire gene therapy company Nightstar Therapeutics for $800M

Just a week after Swiss drugmaker Roche announced it would acquire Spark Therapeutics, Biogen is taking a similar plunge into gene therapy. The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based...

A third cancer-causing impurity detected in U.S. supply of blood pressure...

Just when it appeared the FDA was close to purging the U.S. drug supply of potential cancer-causing impurities in sartan blood pressure drugs, another...

Lilly to introduce lower-priced version of insulin product Humalog

Amid reports of skyrocketing prices for insulin forcing Type 1 diabetes patients into the potentially deadly practice of rationing the drug and the resulting...

More than 6,500 people sign up to Hypo Program within first...

Over 6,500 people have signed up to Diabetes Digital Media’s (DDM) Hypo Program since its launch on 30 January.The Hypo Program is...
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