Reducing prescription drug prices for patients while still encouraging pharmaceutical research and development is a difficult problem to solve politically, the founder of a web-based think tank said in the wake of attack ads against candidates.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted two new drug applications Merck submitted for an investigational treatment aimed at ameliorating HIV-1 infection in adults, according to a company press release.
Sanofi (NYSE: SNY; EURONEXT: SAN) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced they will lower the net price of Praluent® (alirocumab) Injection in exchange for straightforward, more affordable patient access from Express Scripts.
Merck said Lynparza (olaparib), a targeted therapy co-developed with AstraZeneca, has become the first PARP inhibitor approved by the Food and Drug Administration for treating metastatic breast cancer.
To boost support for caregivers on an international scale, Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, launched a worldwide program called Embracing Carers and presented recent survey results at a conference in Australia.
Dupixent (dupilumab), a medication jointly marketed by Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals for relieving a form of eczema known as atopic dermatitis (AD) in adults, recently received marketing approval in the European Union (EU).
With relatively little known about suicide from a genetic standpoint and its prevalence among youth fatalities in Utah, University of Utah Health has collaborated with Janssen Research & Development on the Utah Suicide Genetics Project.
A Phase 3 CHRONOS test from Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals of the drug Dupixent shows promise in patients with uncontrolled moderate to severe atopic dermatitis when used with a topical corticosteroid.