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New Genetic Research Can Significantly Improve Drug Development
New Genetic Research Can Significantly Improve Drug Development
According to a new study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, genetic research in large-scale prospective biobank studies can significantly improve the drug development pipeline and reduce costs.
Ovarian Cancer And Talc: Did Junk Science Cost J&J?
Ovarian Cancer And Talc: Did Junk Science Cost J&J?
Johnson & Johnson is an immense pharmaceutical and consumer products company of the type that the public loves to hate. Recently, it's been getting absolutely killed by juries holding its baby powder responsible for causing several women's ovarian canc...
Certain Steroids Raise Risk For Serious Staph Infections
Certain Steroids Raise Risk For Serious Staph Infections
People who use powerful drugs called systemic glucocorticoids are at higher risk for life-threatening staph blood infections, a new study finds. The findings are "a reminder for clinicians to weigh carefully the elevated risk against the potential bene...
China's War On Big Pharma Exposes The Mirage Of Market Access
China's War On Big Pharma Exposes The Mirage Of Market Access
A recent ChinaFile report makes pretty bleak reading for “Big Pharma.” Long regarded as the next great hope for market expansion, the mirage of China keeps receding into the middle distance. Always there, always out of reach. This time the ...
Why Pharma Companies Prefer Drugs Over Vaccines
Why Pharma Companies Prefer Drugs Over Vaccines
When it comes to addressing disease, many industry observers and public health advocates believe that pharmaceutical companies prefer to invest in drugs rather than vaccines, as preventives are perceived to be inherently less profitable. A Harvard-Dart...