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  • Special Report: Poultry firms systematically feed low-dose antibiotics to flocks

    ATLANTA/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Major U.S. poultry firms are administering antibiotics to their flocks far more pervasively than regulators realize, posing a potential risk to human health. Internal records examined by Reuters reveal that some of the nation'...
  • Epirus, Ranbaxy win India approval for arthritis drug copy

    (Reuters) - Epirus Biopharmaceuticals Inc said India's drug regulator has approved its copy of a top-selling arthritis treatment, paving the way for its launch in the country early next year. The company's Indian partner, Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd, will...
  • Gilead signs hepatitis C pact to cut drug cost for poor

    NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc GILD.O has licensed its hepatitis C drug Sovaldi to seven India-based drugmakers that will sell far cheaper versions of the $1,000-a-pill medicine in 91 developing nations. Approximately 150...
  • Avanir's drug reduces Alzheimer's related agitation in trial

    (Reuters) - Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc said its drug was more effective in reducing agitation associated with Alzheimer's, compared with a placebo, sending the company's shares up 55 percent to an over eight-year high. The company said based on the mid-...
  • Exclusive: Akorn eyes $2 billion UCB unit in potential tax inversion - sources

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. specialty drugmaker Akorn Inc is exploring a bid for Belgian drugmaker UCB SA's U.S. subsidiary, a deal that would allow the company to move its tax domicile overseas in a practice known as inversion, according to people familiar...
  • Long-awaited diet pill gets U.S. approval

    Long-awaited diet pill gets U.S. approval
    (Reuters) - A new diet pill Contrave got approval to be sold in the United States on Wednesday, only the third obesity treatment in more than a decade to win approval from the Food and Drug Administration. Made by Orexigen Therapeutics Inc, Contrave is a...
  • U.S. FDA approves expanded use of Medivation prostate cancer drug

    (Reuters) - U.S. health regulators approved the use of Medivation Inc's and Astellas Pharma Inc's advanced prostate cancer drug Xtandi in men who have not yet received chemotherapy, the companies said on Wednesday, significantly expanding the potential...
  • Ackman urges Allergan board to 'wake up' on Valeant talks

    BOSTON (Reuters) - After months of staying largely silent on a deal he is trying to broker, billionaire William Ackman on Tuesday criticized Allergan Inc 's board of directors, urging them to "wake up" and at least listen to what potential purchaser...
  • Allergan likely to lose bid to stop takeover by Valeant, analyst says

    Allergan likely to lose bid to stop takeover by Valeant, analyst says
    Botox maker Allergan Inc. of Irvine appears increasingly likely to be acquired by a Canadian rival, an analyst said Tuesday. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has been working for five months to acquire Allergan and its coveted lineup of beauty...
  • AbbVie sued by FTC for paying to delay generic drug

    AbbVie sued by FTC for paying to delay generic drug
    The Federal Trade Commission has filed suit against North Chicago-based AbbVie and a partner, alleging the companies illegally blocked consumer access to generic versions of the testosterone replacement drug AndroGel in order to reap hundreds of...
  • Poultry firms systematically feed low-dose antibiotics to flocks

    Poultry firms systematically feed low-dose antibiotics to flocks
    Major U.S. poultry firms are administering antibiotics to their flocks far more pervasively than regulators realize, posing a potential risk to human health. Internal records examined by Reuters reveal that some of the nation's largest poultry producers...