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  • Baxter seeks OK to sell new hemophilia drug

    Baxter International on Monday said it had submitted an application to the Food and Drug Administration for the approval of a key hemophilia drug. The drug, BAX 855, is an extended-release version of its flagship hemophilia drug Advate, which is sold...
  • Oklahoma Supreme Court puts abortion restriction on hold

    The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily put on hold a state law restricting abortions while the issue is argued in a lower court. The unanimous action by the high court means that women in Oklahoma can continue to use the prescription drugs...
  • Allergan loses bid to block Ackman from voting on takeover

    Allergan loses bid to block Ackman from voting on takeover
    Botox maker Allergan Inc. lost its bid to prohibit activist investor Bill Ackman's hedge fund from voting in a shareholder election that could decide a hotly contested takeover effort. Allergan had accused Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management...
  • OraSure expects milestones in its Ebola research

    OraSure expects milestones in its Ebola research
    By the end of the year, Bethlehem-based OraSure expects to announce key research milestones in determining if its OraQuick rapid in-home HIV test can be adapted to screen patients for Ebola. The company has consulted with the federal Food and Drug...
  • A balloon for obesity: an option between medication and surgery?

    A balloon for obesity: an option between medication and surgery?
    For many struggling with obesity, taking one of the newly approved prescription medications for weight loss (marketed as Qsymia, Belviq and Contrave) feels like climbing a mountain with a walking cane — it's a little help, but not enough. And...
  • Allergan, fighting off Valeant, discussing merger with another firm

    Allergan, fighting off Valeant, discussing merger with another firm
    Botox maker Allergan Inc. said it’s discussing a merger with an unnamed firm as it battles a hostile takeover by Valeant Pharmaceuticals. For six months Irvine-based Allergan has fought off an unsolicited takeover bid from Valeant...
  • Hospira profit soars despite loss of drug exclusivity

    Hospira profit soars despite loss of drug exclusivity
    Lake Forest-based drugmaker Hospira's profit skyrocketed in the third quarter compared with the same period a year earlier, mainly because of the sale of its clinical surveillance software business, Theradoc. Net income rose to $158.6 million, or 92...
  • Activist investor Bill Ackman wants auction for Allergan

    Activist investor Bill Ackman wants auction for Allergan
    Activist hedge fund manager Bill Ackman on Friday urged Botox maker Allergan Inc. to put itself up for auction. The request follows Allergan’s disclosure that it is in talks to potentially merge with a firm other than the Canadian company Ackman...
  • Mann steps down as CEO of inhaled insulin maker MannKind Corp.

    Mann steps down as CEO of inhaled insulin maker MannKind Corp.
    Alfred Mann, the billionaire entrepreneur and inventor behind several successful medical device companies, is stepping down as chief executive of MannKind Corp., a Valencia maker of inhaled insulin. Mann, 89, the founder and chief financial backer of...
  • Shire to buy specialty drugmaker NPS Pharma for $5.2 billion

    Irish drugmaker Shire PLC said Sunday it will pay $5.2 billion to acquire NPS Pharmaceuticals, which specializes in drugs for rare conditions. The acquisition will expand Shire's portfolio of specialty drugs, medications for niche diseases and...
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance unveils new logo

    Walgreens Boots Alliance unveils new logo
    Walgreens Boots Alliance unveiled a new logo Friday, a sphere meant to look like a globe that is a corporate departure from the red W that has been a fixture at its U.S. drugstores for years. The logo for the Walgreens stores is not changing, the...