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  • AbbVie takes fight for Irish drugmaker to shareholders

    AbbVie Inc. on Wednesday took its fight for control of the Irish drugmaker Shire Plc directly to shareholders, calling for immediate talks for a transaction it views as "highly executable." The North Chicago-based pharmaceutical firm, know for its...
  • Abbott to buy Russian drug maker

    Abbott to buy Russian drug maker
    Abbott Laboratories said Monday it has agreed to acquire a Russian pharmaceutical manufacturer for between $395 million and $495 million in cash plus the assumption of about $136 million in debt. The Lake County-based medical products company will...
  • AbbVie's $46 billion bid for Irish rival rejected

    Irish pharmaceutical company Shire Plc said Friday it had rejected a $46.3 billion takeover offer from North Chicago-based AbbVie Inc., thwarting, at least for now, the company’s attempt to tap into the London-listed company’s low tax rate....
  • Allergan employees, Irvine officials worried over Valeant offer

    Allergan employees, Irvine officials worried over Valeant offer
    Wall Street sharks are not the only ones keeping a close watch on the contentious battle for control of Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes Botox. So are thousands of the company's scientists and researchers, many of whose jobs may be at risk....
  • MannKind shares surging on optimism about inhaled insulin drug

    MannKind shares surging on optimism about inhaled insulin drug
    MannKind Corp. shares were surging on the first full day of trading since the Food and Drug Administration approved the Valencia company’s inhaled insulin treatment for people with diabetes. Late Friday, the FDA announced that it had approved...
  • MannKind wins long sought FDA approval for insulin inhaler

    MannKind wins long sought FDA approval for insulin inhaler
    Los Angeles billionaire-inventor Alfred Mann's almost decade-long quest to develop an inhalable form of insulin for diabetics won approval Friday from U.S. regulators. His company, MannKind Corp. of Valencia, got the OK on Friday to sell the drug called...
  • Heroin use rising sharply since 2007, US mayors told

    DALLAS Heroin use increased more than 80 percent nationwide from 2007 to 2012, driven by ample supply and a crackdown on prescription narcotics, mayors and policy leaders from across the country were told Sunday. The leaders attending the U.S. Conference...
  • Pharmacist is facing disciplinary action by state regulators

    Pharmacist is facing disciplinary action by state regulators
    A pharmacist with drugstores in Glendale and West Hills is "a danger to the public health and safety" for allegedly possessing counterfeit and expired prescription medications, state regulators contend. As part of disciplinary proceedings, the...
  • This is a civilized society? Three face possible executions this week.

    This is a civilized society? Three face possible executions this week.
    In the first executions since Oklahoma in effect tortured a condemned man to death last month, three convicted killers face death by lethal injection this week in cases that reflect the barbaric absurdity of the practice. The first man slated for the...
  • A better way to cure what ails us

     A better way to cure what ails us
    Annual spending on healthcare in America totals nearly $9,000 per person, accounting for more than 17% of the U.S. economy. Yet, on some of the most basic medical interventions, we're failing. Sometimes patients are overtreated, particularly with...
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