pharmaceuticals
Daraprim Discounts Offered
Daraprim Discounts Offered
Karen Zusi | Nov 26, 2015
Turing Pharmaceuticals will soon offer discounts to hospitals for its toxoplasmosis-fighting drug, the company announced, but some say the proposed price reductions are not enough.
Pfizer and Allergan to Merge
Pfizer and Allergan to Merge
Bob Grant | Nov 23, 2015
The two drugmakers will join forces in a $160 billion deal—if it’s given the regulatory green light.
Daraprim Alternative
Daraprim Alternative
Tracy Vence | Oct 22, 2015
A specialty pharmaceuticals company announces plans to produce a toxoplasmosis drug containing the same active ingredient as the pill at the center of an ongoing drug-pricing controversy.
Teva Buys Mexican Pharma Firm
Teva Buys Mexican Pharma Firm
Bob Grant | Oct 5, 2015
The Israeli drugmaker is purchasing the pharmaceutical company Rimsa for $2.3 billion.
Biotech Stocks Take a Hit
Biotech Stocks Take a Hit
Kerry Grens | Sep 30, 2015
Some say the biotech bubble has burst over concerns that drug prices are too high—and may soon be regulated.
Drug Pricing Incites Outrage
Drug Pricing Incites Outrage
Kerry Grens | Sep 22, 2015
Will public disgust over dramatic hikes in the cost of medications change industry practices?
TS Live: Pharma Feast
TS Live: Pharma Feast
Kerry Grens | Aug 26, 2015
A sampling of the biggest acquisitions reshaping the life sciences industry in 2015
Novartis Buys Rights to GSK MS Drug for $1 Billion
Novartis Buys Rights to GSK MS Drug for $1 Billion
Kerry Grens | Aug 24, 2015
The multiple sclerosis treatment has yet to be tested in Phase 3 clinical trials.
Valeant Scoops Sprout for $1 Billion
Valeant Scoops Sprout for $1 Billion
Tracy Vence | Aug 24, 2015
The Canadian pharmaceutical firm is buying the American drugmaker behind the newly approved “female Viagra.”
Doctor Who Blocked Thalidomide Dies
Doctor Who Blocked Thalidomide Dies
Kerry Grens | Aug 11, 2015
Frances Oldham Kelsey, a physician who halted use of a drug that caused birth defects in babies, has passed away at age 101.