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Ebook download: Companion diagnostics - The future of medicine

About two weeks ago, the biggest-selling drug of all time fell off patent. The flurry of news coverage wasn't just about Lipitor and Pfizer's future without that $10 billion-plus in annual sales.

FiercePharma braves the hazards of Thanksgiving dinner

Just in time for Thanksgiving, we're seeing all sorts of relevant scientific studies. Does turkey really make you sleepy? Apparently, tryptophan isn't the drowse-maker that people once...

Celebrate Labor Day, job growth or not

It's only fitting the U.S. takes a day off on Monday to celebrate labor. After all, the labor market needs some cheering up. Today's non-farm payroll report found zero job growth for August and

FiercePharma celebrates spring

Spring is officially here. We know that because Passover has past, and Easter is just three days away. So, rebirth is definitely in the air. In observance of Good Friday, FiercePharma will not

Happy birthday, George Washington

Once upon a time, the U.S. celebrated George Washington's birth on February 22, the date he was born. Then, because everyone likes a long weekend better than a holiday in the middle of the week,

Look for FiercePharma after the holiday weekend

Monday, most of the U.S. takes a day off to recognize Martin Luther King, Jr., the man who remains synonymous with the fight for civil rights for African-Americans. These days, he gets a lot of

The Best of FiercePharma 2010

We know you're pharma-info junkies. Otherwise, you wouldn't be here. We also know that among your favorite parts of FiercePharma are the special reports that slice, dice, juggle and judge various

FiercePharma pauses for a gratitude break

Just in time for the holiday, the Wall Street Journal sums up the latest research on gratitude. The short version: Giving thanks makes humans happy. Studies have shown that writing down three things

FiercePharma to enjoy the last days of summer

Labor Day began as a celebration of the American worker--a day when parades would demonstrate "the strength and esprit de corps of the trade and labor organizations" in every community, at least

FiercePharma commemorates the Fourth

Break out the fireworks and barbecue grill. It's time once again to celebrate the birth of the U.S. This year marks the 234th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, and we declared a...