| Oct 4, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Late last year, medical device maker Zimmer Holdings Inc. made two large payments to Dr. Andrew N. Pollak, chair of the University of Maryland Medical System's orthopedics department.
The payments, one for $47,225 and the other for $45,902, were...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Shares in North Chicago-based AbbVie and other drugmakers fell Tuesday after the Obama administration this week issued a string of new rules to crack down on U.S. companies that seek to cut their tax bills by moving their addresses abroad.
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:30 PM
An American doctor who is recovering from Ebola at a Nebraska hospital got an experimental Canadian drug as part of his treatment, hospital officials disclosed this week.
Dr. Rick Sacra started receiving TKM-Ebola, manufactured by Canadian drug firm ...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:34 PM
In a decade, Americans have saved an estimated $1.2 trillion by taking generic drugs instead of the high-priced originals. But the booming market in copycat prescription pharmaceuticals - coupled with insurance companies' efforts to keep healthcare...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 10:08 AM
A startup backed by Google, the Silicon Valley powerhouse whose innovations range from its eponymous search engine to self-driving cars, is teaming up with a North Chicago drug company to develop treatments for diseases tied to aging.
| Aug 17, 2014
For months, Advanced Grow Labs LLC — one of Connecticut's four medical marijuana growing companies — slogged through the process of competing for a state license, securing local zoning approvals, and outfitting a building to state...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Despite growing criticism from lawmakers in Washington, a Deerfield drugmaker on Friday officially planted its corporate flag in Ireland, a move designed in part to lower its tax bill.
Horizon Pharma completed its $587 million acquisition of the Irish...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Continuing Maryland's push to stem drug abuse, officials sought Wednesday to refocus the annual prescription "take-back" day on treatment and prevention and away from law enforcement.
The nationwide take-back day — which is Saturday — has...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:23 PM
For decades, Big Pharma and medical technology firms have made gifts and other payments to physicians as part of developing, testing and marketing their products, an expense long recognized as another cost of doing business.
On Tuesday, the federal...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Marinus Pharmaceuticals, an eight-person company working on a drug that may be effective against epileptic seizures, went public Thursday with a stock price of $8 a share.
The shares traded as high as $8.16 on Thursday on the NASDAQ exchange, and...
| Jul 18, 2014
While its peers in the northern suburbs and around the pharmaceutical industry have been lining up foreign mergers to help sidestep U.S. taxes, Baxter International said Thursday it has no plans to jump on the bandwagon.
The Deerfield-based health...