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Patient Involvement Could Improve Medicines R&D, Industry Personnel Suggest
Patient Involvement Could Improve Medicines R&D, Industry Personnel Suggest
A new study has revealed a belief among pharmaceutical industry personnel that greater involvement of patients and the public could improve medicines research and development (R&D). The study, which is one of the first of its kind and part of the wider...
FDA Warns About Serious Heart Problems With High Doses of the Antidiarrheal Medicine Loperamide (...
FDA Warns About Serious Heart Problems With High Doses of the Antidiarrheal Medicine Loperamide (...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning that taking higher than recommended doses of the common over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription diarrhea medicine loperamide (Imodium), including through abuse or misuse of the product, can cause serious...
Policy Policymakers Face Pressure to Act on Drug Pricing
Policy Policymakers Face Pressure to Act on Drug Pricing
A proposal that would open the door for the import of low-cost prescription drugs from Canada was defeated at a Senate markup, but the proposal is unlikely to be gone for good. Lawmakers from both parties seem to want to demonstrate concern about drug ...
Fast-Tracking Drug Development One Robot At a Time
Fast-Tracking Drug Development One Robot At a Time
The pharmaceutical industry is going through a tough phase as it strives to manage high R&D costs and skyrocketing drug prices, along with the spike in regulatory controls.
Pfizer Considers Sale of Consumer Healthcare Business
Pfizer Considers Sale of Consumer Healthcare Business
Pfizer is mulling over strategic alternatives for its consumer healthcare business including a sale in a move to allocate resources and capital to best serve patients and maximize share value. The U.S.-based pharma giant said that it may consider a ful...