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  • FDA approves Belsomra, a new prescription sleep drug

    FDA approves Belsomra, a new prescription sleep drug
    The Food & Drug Administration on Wednesday approved U.S. marketing of the first in a new class of sleep drugs that targets the brain's wakefulness centers to speed the onset of sleep and reduce nighttime awakening. The new medication, which goes by the...
  • SEC reviewing attempted takeover of Botox maker Allergan

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into the way that a Canadian pharmaceutical company and activist investor Bill Ackman have tried to buy Botox maker Allergan Inc. of Irvine. Ackman's hedge fund, Pershing Square Capital Management,...
  • SEC is investigating bid by Valeant and Bill Ackman for Allergan

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into the way a Canadian pharmaceutical company and activist investor Bill Ackman have tried to buy Botox maker Allergan Inc. of Irvine. Word of the investigation came less than a week after Allergan sued...
  • An O.C. couple do the math: Same drug is far cheaper in Canada

    An O.C. couple do the math: Same drug is far cheaper in Canada
    Bent and Henni Christensen consider themselves patriotic Americans and strong supporters of Medicare. Nevertheless, the Huntington Beach couple buy most of their prescription drugs from an online Canadian pharmacy at prices much lower than in the United...
  • Tips for keeping medication costs down

    Tips for keeping medication costs down
    Amanda Greene relies on lidocaine patches to help manage the chronic pain that her Lupus causes. The anesthetic is available as a generic drug, typically sold at a substantially lower price. But this year, the 47-year-old Culver City resident says she's...
  • Sentara invests in pharmacy management company

    Sentara invests in pharmacy management company
    After several months as a customer of NuScriptRX, a 4-year-old pharmacy management company based in Nashville, Tenn., Sentara Healthcare has purchased a 12 percent share in the company. The company has developed a fully automated on-site medication...
  • MannKind agrees to license its inhaled-insulin drug Afrezza to Sanofi

    MannKind agrees to license its inhaled-insulin drug Afrezza to Sanofi
    Less than two months after receiving approval for an inhalable form of insulin, MannKind Corp. agreed to license the drug to Paris-based Sanofi in a deal that could provide the Valencia company with $925 million. Sanofi will initially pay MannKind $150...
  • Close loopholes that let U.S. firms avoid taxes by using inversions

    Close loopholes that let U.S. firms avoid taxes by using inversions
    It's both endearing and infuriating to watch American corporate executives wring their hands about how the injustices of the U.S. tax code are forcing them — forcing them! — to reincorporate overseas through the procedure known as inversion....
  • American Ebola patients become serum test subjects

    American Ebola patients become serum test subjects
    There is no vaccine or proven treatment for patients stricken with Ebola, but two ailing Americans who were infected with the deadly virus while working in the West African nation of Liberia have become test subjects for an experimental serum that they...
  • Use of experimental Ebola drug raises red flags among medical experts

    Two American aid workers were gravely ill, fighting to survive infection with the deadly Ebola virus. A San Diego drug company had three doses of an experimental Ebola medicine that showed promise in monkeys but had never been tested in humans....
  • Pfizer Slightly Beats Expectations, Leaves Investors Guessing About AstraZeneca

    Pfizer Inc on Tuesday left investors guessing whether it would renew its pursuit of its British rival, AstraZeneca, but said it was considering other deals. The largest U.S. drug maker reported higher-than-expected second-quarter revenue, helped by...