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Bombshell Study Exposes Frightening Facts About Anti-Depressant Drugs & Pharmaceutical Companies

Collective Evolution - ‎38 minutes ago‎
The realities of the pharmaceutical industry are admittedly difficult to swallow, but this is important information given the fact that so many people are taking anti-depressant drugs. While these details may be disturbing, especially if you or someone ...

Cheap Drugs from Canada Won't Reduce US Drug Prices

Harvard Business Review - ‎2 hours ago‎
“We'll reduce American pharmaceutical prices by importing cheaper drugs from Canada” is an appealing sound bite.

Illicit pharmaceutical drug sales find a home on Twitter - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
prescription-laptop-pills The pharmaceutical world has been flocking to Twitter, just like the rest of the universe, often in an attempt to draw attention to new scientific discoveries aiding in the treatment of disease or to connect with others in ...

Hepatitis C Drugs Top State Medicaid Pharmaceutical Expenditures

JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Sovaldi, Gilead Sciences' drug for treatment of hepatitis C, ranked among the top 5 pharmaceutical expenditures for 33 states' Medicaid programs in 2014, according to data released recently by 2 members of the Senate Finance Committee ...
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Canadian drug price gouging for generics called 'hard to celebrate' - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The latest prices are based on what Canadians pay for a basket of drugs in the final quarter of 2014, Potashnik said. Both the report's authors and the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association said the data reflects success after provinces banded ...

Error Assessment of Drug Concentration in Multicomponent Pharmaceutical Mixtures

Pharmaceutical Technology Magazine (press release) (blog) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
A novel method, based on differential calculus, was used to calculate the maximum potential error associated with the drug concentration in pharmaceutical mixtures composed of an infinite number of ingredients measured on an infinite number of balances ...
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Valeant & Shkreli-led Turing bought drugs to hike prices, documents allege - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
The congressional review of more than 300,000 pages from Turing Pharmaceuticals and Valeant Pharmaceuticals highlights the internal strategies the companies used to dramatically raise prices of drugs for patients with heart problems or conditions such ...
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Pharma CEO Shkreli takes 5th amendment over drug price hikes

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
WASHINGTON -- Infuriating members of Congress, a smirking Martin Shkreli took the Fifth at a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday when asked about his jacking up of drug prices, then promptly went on Twitter and insulted his questioners as "imbeciles." The ...
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Stifling Drug Competition: UK Fines GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) $54M For Delaying Generic Pharmaceuticals

International Business Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
In 2001, the U.K.'s National Health Service alone spent more than 100 million pounds on the drug. In 2001, several other pharmaceutical companies, including Generics (UK) Ltd. and Alpharma Ltd. were aiming to enter the market with generic versions of ...
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This company has a solution to drug price gouging - and a new target

Business Insider - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Baum said Imprimis has been working for months on patent-pending formulations that could put some pressure on otherwise unchallenged drugs, such as some owned by Valeant Pharmaceutical, and other companies he said are taking advantage of this ...

XTL Biopharmaceuticals' Lupus Drug hCDR1 Granted Patent for Pharmaceutical Composition & Manufacturing ...

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Because systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an indication in dire need of an effective treatment, a drug that shows promise of efficacy is of high interest to large pharma partners, making the IP surrounding the technology very valuable," stated Josh ...

Drug Industry Launches Ad Campaign Aimed at Lawmakers

Wall Street Journal - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
The pharmaceutical industry, under fire this election season for rising drug prices, is ramping up a new advertising campaign designed to improve its reputation with lawmakers as it lobbies against any effort to rein in prescription costs.

How Do Pharmaceutical Companies Establish Drug Prices?

NPR - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Drug companies are under increasing pressure to keep prices under control. At a hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle blasted two companies that have instituted huge price increases.
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Seth Meyers destroys Pharma bro — the 'slappable' face of the price-gouging drug industry

Raw Story - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Wu-Tang member Ghostface Killah called the pharma bro a “sh*t head” when he raised the prices of his HIV/AIDS drug. Shkreli responded with a video of him and some people in hoodies demanding an apology from Ghostface. However, Ghostface took it to ...
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Pharma responds to critics with new drug ads

ModernMedicine - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Amid the drug pricing flak and public backlash at pharma companies, the industry is responding with a new advertising campaign.
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Pharma's woes: profits, policies and patients as NHS England tries to save money on drugs

The Guardian - ‎21 hours ago‎
You may have read the US pharmaceutical firm's complaints about NHS England's drugs policy - we'd be better off getting cancer in Scotland or even Greece, says its UK boss - in Thursday's Telegraph or on Radio 4's Today.

The backlash over generic drug pricing threatens the development pipeline

Crain's Chicago Business - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The now-infamous smirk by Martin Shkreli—the former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals who last week refused to answer a congressional panel's questions about the firm's 5,000 percent price increase for a lifesaving drug—has set off a backlash over ...

Modernizing Pharmaceutical Manufacturing to Improve Drug Quality: Ensuring a Safe and Adequate Supply of Drugs (blog) - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
By adopting similar technological advances as other industries, the pharmaceutical industry can create a more robust drug manufacturing process with fewer interruptions. This will minimize product failures and provide greater assurance that the product ...

Generic Drugs: Revolutionary Change in the Global Pharmaceutical Industry

Nasdaq - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
According to a report by IMS Health, from 2013-2018 generic drugs are expected to account for 52% of global pharmaceutical spending growth, compared to 35% for branded drugs. Overall, sales of generic drugs are forecast to increase from $267 billion in ...