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  • U.S. FDA approves AbbVie hepatitis C drug, costs $83,319 for 12 weeks

    U.S. health regulators on Friday approved AbbVie's all-oral treatment for hepatitis C, and the company said the drug would cost $83,319 for a typical 12-week plan, a bit below its huge selling competitor Solvadi from Gilead Sciences.
  • European regulators recommend approval of Orexigen's obesity pill

    European regulators recommended the approval of Orexigen Therapeutics Inc's diet pill, which could become the first prescription medicine for obesity to be approved in the European Union in nearly a decade. The drug, sold as Contrave by partner Takeda...

    Double blow for Roche as breast cancer, Alzheimer's studies fail

    Roche suffered a double blow on Friday as two clinical studies of drugs for breast cancer and Alzheimer's disease failed, sparking the biggest percentage fall in its stock in five years. The Swiss drugmaker said it was ending a late-stage study of...

    Eli Lilly and Adocia agree to develop fast-acting insulin

    U.S. drugmaker Eli Lilly and French biotech Adocia said on Friday they agreed a worldwide licensing partnership to develop an ultra-rapid insulin to treat patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. The fast-acting insulin, called BioChaperone Lispro, is...

    Lawsuit accuses Ackman, Valeant of insider trading in Allergan stock

    Lawsuit accuses Ackman, Valeant of insider trading in Allergan stock
    A new lawsuit accuses hedge fund manager Bill Ackman and Canadian firm Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. of insider trading in Allergan Inc. stock before their unsuccessful bid to acquire the Botox maker. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday on...