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PhillyPharma Archive: March, 2013
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Health & Pharma
Shire diversifies with acquisition of Sweden's Premacure AB
Tue, Mar 12, 2013, 11:44 AM
Drugmaker Shire, Plc., said Tuesday it acquired privately-held Premacure AB, a Swedish company developing a treatment for a rare eye disease...
Interpol gets a bit of cash from global drugmakers to fight fake medicine
Tue, Mar 12, 2013, 6:56 AM
IInterpol, the international police agency, said Tuesday morning from its headquarters in Lyon, France, that 29 pharmaceutical companies had...
GlaxoSmithKline consolidating research facilities in suburban Philly
Tue, Mar 12, 2013, 3:56 PM
Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline said Tuesday that it will consolidate employees from several facilities in suburban Philadelphia, with about 1900...
On health care waste and fraud, "We all talk a big game until we get sick"
Mon, Mar 11, 2013, 7:14 AM
Princeton Prof. Uwe Reinhardt identified a huge part of the problem of controlling health-care costs by eliminating waste and fraud in America...
Penn's Emanuel is a "big skeptic" of health-care savings on drugs targeted to individuals
Fri, Mar 8, 2013, 10:42 AM
Plenty of folks in medicine and pharmaceuticals hope that targeted therapy and personalized medicine will lead to better treatments - and big...
LA jury awards $8.3 million in first trial of J&J's DePuy hip implant
Fri, Mar 8, 2013, 5:12 PM
In the first trial among thousands of lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson's over its DePuy artificial hip, a Los Angeles jury awarded a...
K-Y Jelly versions recalled by J&J's McNeil consumer division
Fri, Mar 8, 2013, 4:50 PM
Johnson & Johnson's consumer products division has stopped selling - and recalled from stores remaining stocks of - several versions of...
South Philly native and Teva Chairman Phillip Frost says drugmaker can't be nostalgic
Thu, Mar 7, 2013, 6:48 AM
Teva Pharmaceuticals Ltd., board chairman Phillip Frost, who grew up in South Philadelphia, said in an interview with Bloomberg Markets magazine...
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