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Duterte wants more Indian medicines available in PH

Nov 14, 2017 - 1:52 PM

The Philippine president asks Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to invite Indian generic medicine companies to sell their products to the Philippines

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and his partner Honeylet welcome India Prime Minister Narendra Modi prior to the start of the gala dinner hosted by the Philippines for the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states and dialogue partners at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City on November 12, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENIAL PHOTO

Skyrocketing drug prices key question in Trump health care reform

Mar 12, 2017 - 11:58 AM

Experts say Trump will struggle to realize the goal of lowering drug prices due to a system that involves a complex web of players and incentives

OBAMACARE REPLACEMENT. A copy of the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act is show during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol March 7, 2017 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

Pfizer earnings top estimates on higher sales

Aug 03, 2016 - 3:20 PM

Breast cancer drug Ibrance blood clot drug Eliquis and pain reliever Lyrica help boost the company s performance

Pfizer to buy eczema specialist Anacor for $5.2 billion

May 16, 2016 - 11:30 PM

Anacor is the maker of crisaborole a key anti inflammatory drug still under review by the US Food and Drug Administration

epa00877768 A view of a sign on the Pfizer Inc. headquarters building in New York, New York on Monday, 04 December 2006. Shares of Pfizer, the world's largest drugmaker, fell on Monday after news that the company had stopped development of a new cholesterol treatment that the company was hoping would boost slow sales. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

Sanofi makes $9.3B offer for cancer drug firm Medivation

Apr 28, 2016 - 7:40 PM

If the bid is accepted it would be Sanofi s biggest acquisition since its 20B purchase of Genzyme in 2011

epa05139690 (FILE) A file photo dated 25 September 2012 showing a general view of the drug manufacturer Sanofi's office in Paris, France. Sanofi, France's largest drugmaker, said 02 February 2016 that it has launched a research project to develop a vaccine to combat the Zika virus. There is currently no vaccine against the Zika virus or specific treatment for the infection it causes. Zika is a mosquito-borne virus similar to dengue, against which Sanofi Pasteur - the vaccine division of French pharmaceutical company Sanofi - recently marketed the first vaccine. EPA/YOAN VALAT