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After more than three decades of using the same three-drug combo to put hundreds of inmates to death with few problems, states have scrambled in recent years to find alternative drugs because of a shortage rooted in European opposition to capital punishment.
The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing research data on what could become the first U.S.-approved "biosimilar" drug, a cheaper, sort-of generic version of a biologic drug.
The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors not to use compounded drugs from a Texas specialty pharmacy due to risks of contamination.
A recent Health Canada inspection of the country's only flu vaccine production plant identified 10 issues that need to be addressed, a report from the regulatory agency reveals.
Botox-maker Allergan says it is cutting about 13 percent of its workforce, or roughly 1,500 employees, as part of a push to become more efficient and productive.
AbbVie has reached a roughly $55 billion deal to combine with British counterpart Shire and become the latest U.S. company to seek an overseas haven from corporate income tax rates back home.
Swiss drug developer Novartis will team with technology giant Google to develop a "smart" contact lens that could improve some eye conditions or help diabetics manage their disease.
Humphrey and Yu are part of an industry of investigators who help corporate clients screen potential partners and employees or watch for embezzlement and other employee misconduct.
The generic drug maker Mylan is buying Abbott Laboratories' generic-drugs business in developed markets for stock valued at about $5.3 billion.
The measure had been in the works for nearly two years, since a nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to the now-closed New England Compounding Center in Framingham. A tainted steroid produced by the company was blamed for 64 deaths and hundreds of illnesses.
Shares of Anacor Pharmaceuticals Inc. climbed after federal regulators approved its first drug, the toenail fungus treatment Kerydin, a few weeks ahead of schedule.
The European Union's antitrust body is imposing a fine of $580 million on France's pharmaceutical company Servier and five producers of generic medicines for distorting competition.
U.S. drugmaker AbbVie is boosting its offer for Shire by 11 percent to about $51.3 billion, hoping it will be enough to pique the interest of its British counterpart.
Roche Holding AG says its U.S.-based biotech company Genentech has agreed to acquire American biotechnology firm Seragon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for up to $1.725 billion in cash and contingency payments.
Actavis has completed its $28 billion acquisition of fellow drugmaker Forest Laboratories, and the leader of the acquired company is now the CEO of Actavis.
The bill stemmed from a nationwide meningitis outbreak that authorities blamed on a tainted steroid produced by the now-closed New England Compounding Center in Framingham. The outbreak resulted in 64 deaths and hundreds of illnesses.
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When it comes to flu vaccines, a federal panel says a squirt in the nose is better than a shot in the arm for young children.
Federal health officials are warning consumers who use popular anti-acne treatments about rare but potentially deadly allergic reactions that can cause swelling of the face and difficulty breathing.
Porcine epidemic diarrhea has killed millions of baby pigs since it showed up in the United States last year, and pork prices have been rising for months. For consumers, the worst may be yet to come because the most deaths happened last winter.
GSK received a letter of warning from the FDA about conditions at its manufacturing facility at Ste-Foy, Que., where the company makes flu vaccine for the Canadian and U.S. markets.
Novartis Pharma K.K. violated Japan's personal information protection law and ethical guidelines in a clinical study, led by the University of Tokyo, of a leukemia drug, the university's investigation panel said Tuesday.
Dublin-based drugmaker Shire said it has rejected an unsolicited $46.2 billion offer from AbbVie Inc., arguing that it fundamentally undervalues the company and its prospects.
Biotech drugmaker Endocyte said Tuesday it has regained rights to an experimental cancer drug from Merck & Co., after the treatment failed in a key study last month.
Valeant, which is based in Canada, has teamed up with Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management to try to purchase Allergan. The two companies went public with their takeover attempt in April and have increased their offer several times.
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