Repatha is priced slightly below a similar drug, Praluent, which costs $14,600 per year. Analysts estimate eight to 10 million patients are covered under the FDA-approved labeling for the drugs.
The data could help health officials identify pockets of unvaccinated children.
Mayne Pharma will invest $65 million to expand its large-scale oral dose manufacturing...
A California doctor is being charged after passing out prescriptions for powerful painkillers in appointments that lasted as little as three minutes and often without physical exams.
Natoli Engineering Company announces the opening of its Tablet Compression Resource center in Long Island, NY.
The father of a patient who died of an apparent overdose had repeatedly called Diaz's office, telling him his son was an addict and to stop giving him pills.
The brand is expected to generate approximately $10 million in full, calendar year 2015 net sales or approximately $3 million for the remainder of the year.
Under the terms of the deal, Bristol-Myers Squibb will make an upfront payment of $150 million as consideration to buy rights to the drug candidate and Promedior.
The numerical locking devices will be similar to those used on gym lockers.
Some are saying that fertile seed is expensive and hard to come by because the federal government prohibits imports. Harvesting machinery is also expensive and facilities for processing the plants into fiber, seed and oil are sparse.
For example, Las Vegas could become one of the largest medical marijuana markets in the country because Nevada allows dispensaries to sell to patients from other states. The city's 42 million annual visitors could create a 459,000-pound demand.
Limited access to sodium thiopental has led some states to use a one-drug mix that has been met with varying legal rulings.
Many health workers in malaria endemic countries usually treat patients based on their signs and symptoms without testing their blood for the presence of malaria parasites, as recommended by the World Health Organization.
The research team sought to determine if the probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG could prevent gastrointestinal colonization of multi-drug resistant organisms.
The Danish drugmaker is opening new factories in North Carolina and Denmark to keep up with demand for diabetes medications.
Many newer biologics cost more than $100,000 per year and account for nearly 30 percent of all U.S. drug spending. For decades they have not faced generic competition because the FDA lacked a system to approve cheaper versions.
One analyst is forecasting that the economy will slow its growth to around 2.8 percent in the current quarter, but accelerate in the October-December period as long as the recent market turbulence does not inflict long-lasting damage.