News tagged with pharmaceutical industry

FDA approves first new drug for lupus in 56 years

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first new drug to treat lupus in over 50 years, a milestone that medical experts say could prompt development of other drugs that are even more effective ...

dateMar 10, 2011 in Medications
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Federal center hopes to spur drug research

(AP) -- Federal officials concerned about the slowing pace of new drugs coming out of the pharmaceutical industry have decided to start a billion-dollar government drug development center to help create medicines.

dateJan 23, 2011 in Medications
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The cost of medicalizing human conditions

Menopause. Normal pregnancy. Infertility. ADHD. Erectile dysfunction. Over the last several decades, these conditions have come to be defined and treated as medical problems. They've been "medicalized." In the first study ...

dateMay 17, 2010 in Health
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US Supreme Court weighs generic drug dispute

(AP)—The US Supreme Court seems divided as it considers a high-stakes patent dispute between rival pharmaceutical companies over the world's best-selling multiple sclerosis treatment.

dateOct 15, 2014 in Business
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