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STAT Plus: Why did this small biotech blow up? Because spinning bad drug data never works

1 hour ago   |   STAT

Put aside for a moment the curiosity of why anyone would believe aspirin and fish oil might be an effective treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a rare, degenerative...
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The first approved COVID-19 drug is far from 'amazing'

The first approved COVID-19 drug is far from 'amazing'

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Welcome to Business Insider ' s daily healthcare newsletter , your daily dose of pharma, biotech, and healthcare news. Subscribe here to get this...
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STAT Plus: ‘Where is Rudy?': Inside Giuliani's checkered track record as a pharma consultant

1 day ago   |   STAT

Where is Rudy? That's what a top executive at Ranbaxy Laboratories wanted to know in September 2008, one month after the former New York City mayor - and now President Trump's...
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Pharma boss sentenced to six months in a US jail over opioid scandal 

Pharma boss sentenced to six months in a US jail over opioid scandal 

3 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Shaun Thaxter, 53, pleaded guilty in July to a criminal charge related to how the firm marketed best-selling opioid addiction treatment, suboxone. He will also pay £460,000 in...
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Purdue Pharma Admitted Guilt in the Opioid Epidemic. Where Does the Sackler Name Belong Now?

3 days ago   |   Vanity Fair

After the company's much-criticized settlement was announced on Wednesday, New York University finally said it would take the family name off its biomedical institute.
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STAT Plus: Up and down the ladder: The latest comings and goings

3 days ago   |   STAT

Hired someone new and exciting? Promoted a rising star? Finally solved that hard-to-fill spot? Share the news with us, and we'll share it with others. That's right. Send us...
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Record $8 billion payout won't turn back the clock on US opioid crisis

3 days ago   |   New Scientist

Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty and agreed an $8.3 billion settlement to a long-running lawsuit over actions that fuelled the US opioid crisis
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STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: Study says blood plasma did not help Covid-19 patients; FDA gives official blessing to remdesivir

3 days ago   |   STAT

And so, another working week will soon draw to a close. Not a moment too soon, yes? This is, you may recall, our treasured signal to daydream about weekend plans. Once again...
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STAT Plus: FDA pushes drug companies to include younger people in breast cancer drug trials 

4 days ago   |   STAT

WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration is pushing drug companies to include younger people in drug trials for breast cancer drugs - a boon for the more than 16,000...
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Sacklers-who made $11 billion off opioid crisis-to pay $225 million in damages

Sacklers-who made $11 billion off opioid crisis-to pay $225 million in damages

4 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / PURDUE PHARMA, STAMFORD, Conn. - 2019/09/12: Members of P.A.I.N. and Truth Pharm staged a protest on September 12, 2019, outside Purdue Pharma headquarters in...
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Moment Democrat Mazie Hirono says 'hell no' and gives a thumbs down during...

Moment Democrat Mazie Hirono says 'hell no' and gives a thumbs down during ACB's Senate vote

Footage shows as she says 'hell no' and gives a thumbs down during the vote. Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court by a 52-48 vote Monday. Read more ...

Tory Nadhim Zahawi says activities are 'more important' than food for poor kids

Tory Nadhim Zahawi says activities are 'more important' than food for poor kids

The millionaire Business Minister said 'it's not just about the food' as he signalled the government will expand holiday meal and activity clubs - rather than giving parents... Read more ...

Lorraine Kelly left 'embarrassed' as she suffers wardrobe malfunction

Lorraine Kelly left 'embarrassed' as she suffers wardrobe malfunction

Lorraine Kelly had an unfortunate accident with her dress just before going live to the nation. Read more ...

Tommy Fury is the 'luckiest man in the world' as Molly Mae debuts natural lips

Tommy Fury is the 'luckiest man in the world' as Molly Mae debuts natural lips

Love Island star Molly Mae has been showing off the results of her dissolved lip filler and it seems that her boyfriend Tommy is also loving her new look Read more ...

Katie Price denies 'lavish lifestyle' in Zoom call to bankruptcy hearing

Katie Price denies 'lavish lifestyle' in Zoom call to bankruptcy hearing

The model 42, has been flaunting her lavish Maldives holiday with 31-year-old boyfriend Carl Woods on Instagram in recent days. Read more ...

Police officer, 41, is found not guilty of murdering his wife

Police officer, 41, is found not guilty of murdering his wife

Timothy Brehmer, 41, a police constable, had been accused of the murder of Claire Parry, a nurse, in a car park of the Horns Inn in West Parley, Dorset, on May 9. Read more ...

AMD is buying rival chipmaker Xilinx for $35 billion as its competition with...

AMD is buying rival chipmaker Xilinx for $35 billion as its competition with Intel intensifies

Summary List Placement US semiconductor designer Advanced Micro Devices has agreed buy Xilinx, another American chipmaker, in a $35 billion all-stock deal, it said on Tuesday... Read more ...

Mobile networks including EE, Vodafone and Tesco Mobile will be BANNED from...

Mobile networks including EE, Vodafone and Tesco Mobile will be BANNED from selling locked phones

Ofcom will next year ban mobile phone operators from selling locking handsets. The telecoms watchdog said the move would make it easier for customers to switch providers. Read more ...

Costa Coffee launch Christmas drinks menu - including Quality Street festive...

Costa Coffee launch Christmas drinks menu - including Quality Street festive hot chocolate

COSTA COFFEE has launched its festive drinks menu for 2020 including the likes of Quality Street, After Eight and Terry's Chocolate Orange hot chocolates. What else can... Read more ...

Tinder launches ‘Face to Face' video chat function

Tinder launches ‘Face to Face' video chat function

Take your online dating to the next level Tinder is set to launch a new video experience that allows you to connect visually with your matches, without having to exchange... Read more ...