Pfizer, Roche and Aspen face South African probe into cancer drug prices

Pfizer, Roche and Aspen face South African probe into cancer drug prices

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PRETORIA (Reuters) – South Africa’s competition watchdog has launched an investigation into three drug companies accused of over-charging for cancer medicines, the agency’s chief said on Tuesday. Reuters: Health News... Read More

Roche CEO still optimistic on new breast cancer drug

Roche CEO still optimistic on new breast cancer drug

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VIENNA (Reuters) – Roche is convinced a new breast cancer drug will have a significant role in treating the disease despite recent trial results that disappointed analysts, the Swiss drugmaker’s... Read More

FDA warns of foot, leg amputations with J&J diabetes drug

FDA warns of foot, leg amputations with J&J diabetes drug

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(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson is required to add new warnings to its diabetes drug, Invokana, about the risk of foot and leg amputations, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... Read More

AstraZeneca asthma drug fails, after similar setback at Roche

AstraZeneca asthma drug fails, after similar setback at Roche

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(Reuters) – An experimental biotech drug for severe asthma from AstraZeneca failed to meet its goal of significantly reducing attacks in a late-stage study, dealing a blow to an approach... Read More

Trump says he is working on plan to bring down drug prices

Trump says he is working on plan to bring down drug prices

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is developing a plan that will encourage competition in the drug industry and bring down prices for medicines, as the... Read More