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Close to Home: Is Good Health Communicable?

The 2011 Edelman Health Barometer suggests that—in the same way that we spread colds, diseases, and other illnesses from person to person—good health and healthy behaviors can also be spread. Can pharma play a pivotal role in the good-health epidemic? Energy. An active lifestyle. Mental and emotional stability. Absence of disease. Nutrition. These are some […]
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The Seven-Billion Society: What's In It For Pharma?

On Monday, the world’s population hit the 7 billion mark, repeating a pattern of largely unrestrained growth that has endured for the last century: the world is now adding roughly one billion people every 12 years. The UN Population Fund (UNPF) estimates that, barring some unforeseen demographic or environmental/development shifts, the figure will reach just […]
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Mission Critical: Innovation and American Business

On the heels of President Obama’s unveiling of the American Jobs Act, Synta Pharmaceuticals CEO Safi Bahcall  – who attended the president’s jobs speech last week as a special guest of House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) – spoke to Pharmaceutical Executive about the role of government in supporting innovation.
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A Blueprint for FDA Reform

The FDA five-year strategy emphasizes a more coordinated—and skeptical—response to globalization of the drug supply chain. On balance, the strategy continues to focus more on managing risk than assessing benefit—industry take heed. Earlier this month, FDA released a five-year, forward-looking strategic priorities report—“Responding to the Public Health Challenges of the 21st Century”—that outlines what the […]
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'Freedom of Thought' Key to Middle East Science Progress

A new report from Thomson Reuters points to a “rapidly changing context for science and innovation in the Middle East.” The Arabian, Persian and Turkish Middle East may currently produce only 4% of the world’s scientific literature, but the output is growing rapidly, according to a new Global Research Report from Thomson Reuters. Indeed, countries […]
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