PhillyPharma Archive: January, 2013

AstraZeneca still being hammered by patent expirations

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British-based drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc, which has its regional headquarters in Wilmington, said Thursday morning that revenue and profit declined... Read more

Judge compares pill mill doctors to street drug dealers, and not favorably

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Federal judge J. Curtis Joyner sentenced South Philadelphia pill mill doctor Richard Minicozzi to seven years in prison on Tuesday, but he... Read more

Report: Endo Health Solutions in talks to be taken over

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Endo Health Solutions has talked in recent weeks with other pharmaceutical companies about buying the Chadds Ford-based drugmaker, Reuters... Read more

Six-in-one vaccine is goal of GSK's Indian joint venture

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Vaccines sometimes work wonderfully in a modern laboratory with great facilities and healthy patients (or parents of patients) who can follow... Read more

Earnings previews from Bernstein analyst Tim Anderson

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Tim Anderson of Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., is among the Wall Street research analysts we follow. Anderson earned medical and business... Read more

Drug wholesaler AmerisourceBergen says revenue rose 5.7 percent

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Valley Forged-based pharmaceutical wholesaler AmerisourceBergen said Thursday that its quarterly revenue rose 5.7 percent from the same period... Read more

J&J might sell its Ortho Clinical Diagnostics division

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New York - Johnson & Johnson might sell its Ortho Clinical Diagnostics business if it can find the right price, chief executive officer... Read more

J&J CEO Alex Gorsky says company committed to McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit

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New York - Johnson & Johnson chief executive officer Alex Gorsky said Tuesday morning that the health-care giant is "absolutely committed"... Read more