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First oral drug approved by EMA for use in treating type...

The oral drug Forxiga (dapagliflozin) has been approved by an official European body to help treat type 1 diabetes. Forxiga is the...

Alexion runs toward big Ultomiris goals with early Soliris switching success

Alexion has big goals for Soliris follow-up Ultomiris in paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), and wooing patients over from predecessor Soliris is key. But so...

Survey: 96% of healthcare leaders said their hospital uses clinical surveillance...

A new survey found the majority of healthcare executives — 96 percent — said their hospital uses some kind of clinical surveillance solution, either from...

Lower exercise levels identified among people with long-term conditions

The importance of exercise for people with chronic conditions has been emphasised in a new study.University of Oxford researchers expressed concern following...

Gilead executives predict patience—and some deal scouting—from new CEO Daniel O’Day

What can Gilead investors expect to see from incoming CEO Daniel O’Day? Patience, but also more deal hunting, according to the big biotech’s executives. When...

GenSight eyes long-term followup as second gene therapy vision loss trial...

A French biotech company is hoping that longer-term follow-up data will vindicate its gene therapy for a disease that causes vision loss following its...

When 2 out of 3 is bad: Teva migraine drug gets...

Amgen and Eli Lilly's next-gen migraine drugs just won the prize in another formulary joust. UnitedHealthcare's pharmacy benefits outfit OptumRx chose their drugs for its preferred coverage...

Providence St. Joseph Health establishes for-profit population health company

Renton, Washington-based Providence St. Joseph Health has created a for-profit population health management company called Ayin Health Solutions, the system announced Monday. The organization will...

FDA finds big issue with Chinese OTC drug manufacturer

Another Chinese drugmaker has run afoul of the FDA. After banning the imports of Hangzhou Guoguang Touring Commodity in October, the agency has now...

Amazon hints at national online pharmacy plans with new licenses

Amazon’s purchase of San Francisco-based online pharmacy startup PillPack last year represented a huge splash by the company into the retail pharmacy space, leveraging Now...
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