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  • Sanofi wins right to market MannKind's inhaled insulin drug Afrezza

    A French pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay up to $925 million for the right to market Afrezza, the recently approved inhaled insulin treatment for diabetes developed by MannKind Corp. of Valencia. Sanofi, based in Paris, said it would pay $150...
  • Tips for keeping medication costs down

    Tips for keeping medication costs down
    Amanda Greene relies on lidocaine patches to help manage the chronic pain that her Lupus causes. The anesthetic is available as a generic drug, typically sold at a substantially lower price. But this year, the 47-year-old Culver City resident says she's...
  • MannKind agrees to license its inhaled-insulin drug Afrezza to Sanofi

    MannKind agrees to license its inhaled-insulin drug Afrezza to Sanofi
    Less than two months after receiving approval for an inhalable form of insulin, MannKind Corp. agreed to license the drug to Paris-based Sanofi in a deal that could provide the Valencia company with $925 million. Sanofi will initially pay MannKind $150...
  • McDonald's, Yum release supplier data after China food safety scare

    McDonald's, Yum release supplier data after China food safety scare
    Five fast food chains including McDonald's and Yum Brands Inc have published details of their suppliers on their Chinese websites, following a request from Shanghai authorities after the latest food safety scare. Shanghai's Municipal Food and Drug...
  • Marching backwards

    I thought women had won the fight over their reproductive rights years ago with the ‘new’ birth control pill of the 60s, followed by Wade vs. Roe. However, with the current controversy raging over the morning after pill, or “Plan B,&...
  • Raising awareness of covert killer: pulmonary fibrosis

    PITTSBURGH Despite claiming an estimated 40,000 lives annually roughly the same number as breast cancer or prostate cancer pulmonary fibrosis remains one of the least known covert killers in the country. "Survivors of breast cancer come together in...
  • People will get high, regardless

    The Aug. 1 op-ed, "Amendment 2 not about relief, it's about getting high," by Barney Bishop is just old reefer madness. Mr. Bishop opines that the authors of Amendment 2 are not sincere in their compassion, otherwise they would have specified non-...
  • How Kentucky tobacco grew a possible miracle drug for Ebola problem

    When two American aid workers came down with the deadly Ebola virus recently, an experimental treatment materialized seemingly out of nowhere. How did a possible miracle drug for one of the deadliest diseases in Africa come to be grown half a world away...
  • Cosmetics Safety Assured

    Columnist Kevin Hunt wrote that the U.S. government has little power over the cosmetics industry and implied that European consumers are better protected [July 22, "Are These Chemicals in Your Deodorant, Shampoo, Soap or Cosmetics?"]. This is simply...
  • Why do 2 Americans get the Ebola serum while hundreds of Africans die?

    What should happen if a massive viral outbreak appears out of nowhere and the only possible treatment is an untested drug? Who should receive it? The two American missionaries who contracted the almost-always-fatal Ebola virus in West Africa were given...
  • Arthur L. Caplan: Why do two white Americans get Ebola serum while hundreds of Africans die?

    Arthur L. Caplan: Why do two white Americans get Ebola serum while hundreds of Africans die?
    What should happen if a massive viral outbreak appears out of nowhere and the only possible treatment is an untested drug? And who should receive it? The two American missionaries who contracted the almost-always-fatal virus in West Africa were given...