News tagged with pharmaceutical industry

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.

Jan 23, 2011
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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 ...

May 17, 2010
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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.

Oct 15, 2014
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