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  • 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...
  • Sanofi aims to grow Genzyme unit with new drugs and acquisitions

    PARIS (Reuters) - (This story corrects the Sept.11 story. In the 10th paragraph, the quote should be attributed to Bill Sibold, not Mike Panzara) Sanofi rare disease unit Genzyme hopes to become a leader in the multiple sclerosis (MS) field with the help...
  • Bayer hits record high on move to list plastics business

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Bayer plans to list its less profitable plastics business on the stock market in a deal that could value the division at around 10 billion euros ($13 billion) as it focuses on healthcare, veterinary drugs and crop...
  • For Roche CEO, celebrating failure is key to success

    LONDON (Reuters) - Roche Chief Executive Severin Schwan likes to crack open the champagne with his drug research teams at the end of a big project - especially when they fail. As the boss of one of the world's most successful pharmaceutical companies,...
  • Auxilium Pharma backs QLT deal, adopts poison pill after Endo's bid

    (Reuters) - Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc said it would not withdraw its offer to buy Canadian eye drug maker QLT Inc and adopted a poison pill, a day after receiving an unsolicited buyout offer from Endo International Plc. Endo on Tuesday offered to...
  • U.S. lawmakers want to curb antibiotic use on farms

    (Reuters) - Two U.S. lawmakers are calling for action to rein in antibiotic use in livestock in response to a Reuters investigation showing how top U.S. poultry firms have been administering drugs to their flocks. U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, (D-NY),...
  • Switzerland takes on its top drugmakers in price row

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland, home to the world's two biggest drugmakers, might be expected to give them an easy ride. But Roche and Novartis are finding no immunity in their home market from a European-wide price squeeze. Governments and healthcare...
  • Hospira talks for $5 billion tax inversion deal stall

    Hospira talks for $5 billion tax inversion deal stall
    Lake Forest-based drugmaker Hospira's talks to buy the medical nutrition unit of Danone and use the deal to move its tax domicile abroad have stalled, according to people familiar with the matter, as attempts by U.S. companies to relocate abroad and cut...
  • Prostate cancer drug candidate shows great promise

    Prostate cancer drug candidate shows great promise
    A white powdered chemical compound emerged from two University of Maryland School of Medicine laboratories more than 10 years ago with a name destined for oblivion, but a future that now looks promising as a treatment for the most challenging cases of...
  • 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...
  • Protalix shares wipe out gains as CEO clarifies Ebola possibilities

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Shares of Israeli biotech firm Protalix reversed gains on Sunday after the company's chief executive threw cold water on a news report that its technology could be used to develop a version of the Ebola experimental drug ZMapp....