PhillyPharma Archive: May, 2013

Drug manufacturing problems and malfeasance span the globe

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Ranbaxy Laboratories, Ltd., is an India-based pharmaceutical company with a U.S. subsidiary, Ranbaxy USA Inc., headquartered in Parsippany... Read more

Angelina Jolie, breast cancer testing, Myriad Genetics and the Supreme Court

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Movie star Angelina Jolie's revelation Tuesday of having had a double mastectomy to help avoid breast cancer had business and legal angles... Read more

Biotech happy that Supreme Court protects patents in Bowman v. Monsanto

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Indiana farmer Vaughn Hugh Bowman got shut out at the Supreme Court and some of the cheering from the stands was the biotech industry. A soybean... Read more

Endo Health Solutions a Pharma stock to watch Monday morning

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Malvern-based Endo Health Solutions will be a stock to watch Monday when the stock market opens because of Friday evening's news that the... Read more

Now a partner, Save the Children CEO used to protest GlaxoSmithKline price policies

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Justin Forsyth changed his mind about GlaxoSmithKline. Forsyth is the chief executive officer of Save the Children, which announced a five-year... Read more

Federal judge gives go-ahead to sale of over-the-counter, morning-after contraception for women of all ages

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A New York federal judge on Friday gave the go-ahead for women of any age to buy over-the-counter, morning-after oral contraceptives. Plan... Read more

FDA rejects Endo's citizen petition on opioid painkiller Opana ER and allows generics

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In a stinging rebuke that will cause financial pain, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration late Friday rejected Malvern-based Endo Health Solutions'... Read more

Merck, GlaxoSmithKline join GAVI in pricing agreement for HPV vaccine in developing countries

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Drugmakers Merck and GlaxoSmithKline joined the GAVI Alliance in a new agreement to supply HPV vaccine at lower prices to developing countries... Read more