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AbbVie, Amgen, and Roche Most Exposed to Biosimilar Competition

While biosimilar products have been launched in Asia and Europe, they are at least three years away in the US, according to a new report on the global biosimilar drugs market.
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Forbes Health Summit: Industry Leaders Ponder the New World of Consumer-Driven Care

In health care, it is the lowly consumer who is now calling the shots, driving product and process innovation in areas ranging from electronic medical records [EMR] to retail health clinics. This was the main theme among discussants at the Forbes magazine Healthcare Summit held here in New York on October 10.  The central question:  […]
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Battle Escalates over 340B Drug Pricing Program

What was once an obscure federal policy for providing low-cost drugs to safety-net hospitals has grown into a program that requires extensive discounting to one-third of the nation’s hospitals and health clinics. Pharma companies are pushing back, heightening tensions between “covered entities” that qualify for greatly reduced prices on medicines under 340B — and manufacturers […]
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Biomedical Innovation in Trouble

The time and cost of developing new drugs are rising, venture capitalists make no return on investments in biopharma R&D, and other countries are boosting support in this area while U.S. policy makers propose funding cuts for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This bleak picture of the “state of biomedical innovation” was painted by […]
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Prolia: Runner Up in Pharm Exec Brand of the Year

This month, Pharm Exec magazine presents its Brand of the Year. Here, Brittany Agro profiles one of the runners-up, Amgen’s osteoporosis treatment, Prolia. A joint meeting of the European Calcified Tissue Society and the International Bone and Mineral Society, held June 2005 in Geneva, Switzerland, revealed promising developments for more effective treatments in bone heath—specifically […]
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