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  • Hospira's first biosimilar could be its first to gain FDA approval

    Lake Forest-based Hospira released clinical data Friday for its drug Retacrit, which could become the company's first U.S.-approved biosimilar drug.
  • Business Highlights

    ___ HJ Heinz buys Kraft to build $28 billion food giant Some of the most familiar names in ketchup, pickles, cheese and hot dogs are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz Co. announced plans Wednesday to buy Kraft and create one of the world'...

    Science, patients driving rare disease drug research surge

    The global pharmaceutical industry is pouring billions of dollars into developing treatments for rare diseases, which once drew little interest from major drugmakers but now point the way toward a new era of innovative therapies and big profits. The...

    A look at some key statistics on rare diseases in the US

    The global pharmaceutical industry is make huge investments in treatments for rare diseases, which once drew little interest from major drugmakers. A look at some key statistics on rare diseases: ___ — Patients with a rare disease in the U.S.:...

    Biogen Idec shortens its name to Biogen

    Biogen Idec Inc. is shortening its name to just Biogen as of Monday. The biotechnology company is also introducing a new corporate logo. But it will maintain "BIIB" as its ticker symbol. It said the moves reflects both its evolution and focus on...