Recent Press Releases

European Commission Clears Actavis' Pending Acquisition of Allergan

DUBLIN and IRVINE, Calif., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) ("Actavis") and Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN) ("Allergan") today announced that the companies...

Endo Withdraws Proposal For Salix

Company Focused on Moving Forward with its Growth Strategies and Active Pipeline of Acquisition Targets Endo International plc ENDP, +1.91% (ENL) today confirmed that it is withdrawing its cash and...

Valeant and Salix Agree on Amended Terms to Merger Agreement

$173 Per Share Cash Offer Through April 7TH Transaction Expected to Close April 1ST LAVAL, Quebec & RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX)...

Treatment for chronic painful bowel condition to get NHS funding approval

Treatment for chronic painful bowel condition to get NHS funding approval A drug to treat a long-term and often distressing bowel condition is being recommended for routine NHS funding by the...

Mylan Launches First and Only Available Intermediate Dosage Strengths of Fentanyl Transdermal System 37.5, 62.5 and 87.5 mcg/hr

POTTERS BAR, England and PITTSBURGH, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan N.V. (MYL) and Mylan Inc. today announced the U.S. launch of its Fentanyl Transdermal System 37.5, 62.5 and 87.5 mcg/hr,...

99 Percent of Commenters Agree: FDA Proposed Guidance Is a Bad Idea, Undermines Purpose of FDA and Puts Patients at Risk

Draft Guidance Would Let Pharmaceutical Industry Tell Doctors Its Products Are Safer Than FDA Has Deemed Them WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ninety-nine percent of people or organizations that commented on...

NeedyMeds Provides Information on Inexpensive Generic Medications

Information on $4 Generic Programs Now on the NeedyMeds Website (Gloucester, MA) – NeedyMeds (www.needymeds.org), nationally recognized as the best source of information about programs that...

Endo Confirms Proposal To Acquire Salix For $175.00 Per Share In Cash And Stock

DUBLIN, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) (TSX: ENL) today confirmed that it has submitted a proposal to the Board of Directors of Salix to acquire all of the...

Bayer aspires to significantly expand Life Science businesses

HealthCare striving for strong sales and margin growth through 2017 / CropScience aims to grow faster than the market and maintain margin at a high level Leverkusen/Berlin, March 11, 2015...

Pfizer decides to continue manufacturing atorvastatin at Little Island, Ireland site

Pfizer confirms that due to continued increase in projected atorvastatin demand for the foreseeable future, Pfizer has determined that it is important to continue manufacturing atorvastatin in Little...

Actavis and Allergan Shareholders Approve Proposals Related to Actavis' Planned Acquisition of Allergan

DUBLIN and IRVINE, Calif., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) and Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN) announced that, at shareholder meetings held today, all proposals related to...

The Companion Diagnostics (CDx) Market Forecast 2015-2025

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Zogenix Announces Agreement of Sale of Zohydro(R) ER Business to Pernix for $100 Million at Closing Plus Potential Milestones of $283.5 Million

Enables planned implementation of new strategic focus to developing a late-stage, high-value CNS pipeline Conference Call and Webcast on Tuesday, March 10, at 4:30 p.m. ET Agreement Terms: $100...

Pernix to Acquire Zohydro® ER Franchise from Zogenix, Inc.

Acquisition to Double Pernix's Commercial Footprint, Creating a Platform for Rapid Expansion Pernix to Host Conference Call Wednesday, March 11th at 9:00am EDT MORRISTOWN, N.J., Mar 10, 2015...

McNeil-PPC Inc. Pleads Guilty In Connection With Adulterated Infants' And Children's Liquid Medications

PHILADELPHIA – McNeil-PPC Inc. pleaded guilty today to violating the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) with regard to infants' and children's liquid medications, including Infants'...

Swedish medical university launches a MOOC in e-health

Karolinska Institutet, which is a world leading medical university, is now disseminating its unique knowledge with the launch of a massive open online course (MOOC) in the subject e-health. This is...

SANOFI APPOINTS ROBERT CASTAIGNE AS AUDIT COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN

Paris - March 6, 2015 - Sanofi today announced the appointment of Robert Castaigne as Chairman of its Audit Committee. Mr. Castaigne succeeds Dr. Klaus Pohle who has chaired Sanofi's Audit...

U.S. Prescription Drug Spending Increased 13.1 Percent in 2014, Driven by Hepatitis C and Compounded Medications

- The 2014 Express Scripts Drug Trend Report shows highest national spend increase over past decade. Excluding hepatitis C and compounded medications, drug spending increased 6.4 percent in 2014....

Concordia Healthcare Corp. To Acquire Covis Pharma Commercial Assets For US$1.2 Billion

Concordia Healthcare Corp. To Acquire Covis Pharma Commercial Assets For US$1.2 Billion Creates Diversified, Scaled Specialty Pharmaceutical Company and Expands Concordia's Platform for Future Growth...

Takeda Announces Publication in The Lancet of a Post Hoc Analysis of Data from the EXAMINE Cardiovascular Safety Outcomes Trial

Osaka, Japan, March 10, 2015 – Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) announced that a post hoc analysis of data from the global EXAMINE (EXamination of CArdiovascular OutcoMes:...