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Sobi buys rare-disease drug emapalumab, zooms in on hematology and immunology

Rare diseases specialist Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (Sobi) has agreed to buy the drug emapalumab and is reorganizing to increase focus on late-stage development i...

Sobi buys rare-disease drug emapalumab, zooms in on hematology and immunology

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Novartis buys dry eye drug from Takeda for up to $5.3 billion Novartis is buying dry-eye drug Xiidra from Takeda Pharmaceutical Co for up to $5.3 billion as the Swiss drugmaker refreshes its ophthalmic medicines portfolio with a potential blockbuster....
14:39, 05/09/2019

Beshear Takes Action Against 23 Drug Makers Over Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Prices FRANKFORT, KY. (LEX 18) – On Monday, Attorney General Andy Beshear announced two lawsuits seeking to recover ill-gotten gains from 23 drug manufacturers that skyrocketed the prices of more than 100 prescription drugs, including drugs to treat diabete...
21:52, 05/13/2019

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
18:52, 06/06/2019

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
05:26, 06/07/2019

Man buys painting for $300 that could be worth millions Philip Stapleton was perusing a thrift sale in the UK when he came across a painting he liked so much, he spent nearly $300 on it, even though he assumed it was fake. But after doing some research and talking to experts, the 52-year-old antique colle...
03:13, 06/08/2019

Bulgaria in first U.S. gas deals buys two LNG cargoes Bulgaria has agreed to buy U.S. natural gas for the first time, signing a deal for a delivery in the second quarter and another in the third, the country's energy minister said on Friday....
12:00, 05/31/2019

CEO buys over-the-top Hamptons manse for around $35M — more than half off Real estate hotshot Ivan Kaufman, CEO and president of Arbor Realty Trust, is in contract to buy Three Ponds Farm in Bridgehampton for around $35 million — more than half off of its $75 million asking price from 2003. (It most recently asked $49 mill...
01:39, 05/30/2019

The best buys from Pat McGrath’s first UK store | Sali Hughes She’s the world’s most influential makeup artist, and these are the products to get your hands onCharlotte Tilbury, Glossier, Huda, Fenty, Drunk Elephant: the most anticipated launches in modern beauty history have a 2019 inductee. This month, Pat Mc...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Man buys Tesla with money he made with Alexa's help When Nick Schwab isn't at his day job, working as a software engineer at Ford, he's building voice apps for Amazon's Alexa voice assistant. It's a part-time gig that's proved quite lucrative....
16:52, 05/07/2019

'No one buys albums': why pop stars are selling cannabis From Jenny Lewis to Margo Price, pot is music’s new money-spinner. And it’s targeting womenBid farewell to the merch stand mainstays of T-shirts and tote bags and say hello to pop’s latest money-spinner: weed. Noted musical marijuana enthusiasts Snoo...
09:00, 06/01/2019

U.S. billionaire Commisso buys Italy's Fiorentina Billionaire Rocco Commisso has bought Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family, his U.S. cable company Mediacom Communications announced on Thursday....
14:52, 06/06/2019

Oprah Buys Wedding Dress For One Of Her Former School Students Oprah Winfrey gifted a former student of her Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG) a wedding dress - a $10,000 wedding dress, to be exact....
17:13, 05/01/2019

India's Hexaware Technologies buys U.S.-based Mobiquity for $182 mln Indian IT services company Hexaware Technologies Ltd said on Friday it bought privately owned Mobiquity Inc for $182 million, to expand its cloud and automation service offerings....
05:26, 06/14/2019

Twitch buys Bebo to build out its esports platform With Amazon's help, Twitch has become the game streaming service of choice for PC and console players all over the world. Viewers have witnessed superstar Fortnite player Ninja team up with Drake and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez guest-star in a Donk...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Netflix buys kids show producer StoryBots Netflix Inc said on Thursday it acquired StoryBots, known for "Ask the StoryBots" series, as it looks to make more shows for children ahead of the launch of Walt Disney Co's streaming service later this year....
08:13, 05/10/2019

Amy Sedaris buys apartment above current Village home In a recent New York magazine video tour of her Greenwich Village home, Amy Sedaris reveals a darling rabbit, a lampshade made of wigs, a craft room and a rainbow bookshelf. Now Sedaris has pulled another rabbit out of a hat: She just bought a co-op ...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Soccer-U.S. billionaire Commisso buys Italy's Fiorentina Billionaire Rocco Commisso has bought Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family, his U.S. cable company Mediacom Communications announced on Thursday....
14:39, 06/06/2019

Tracy Morgan Buys a Used Bugatti Only to Get It Sideswiped 30 Minutes Later Man, poor Tracy Morgan seems to have the worst luck with cars and driving, sometimes. It was about five years ago that a Walmart truck crashed into the bus he was in, severely injuring him. This accident, of course, is far less serious, but very news...
22:26, 06/05/2019

Newly legalized ‘Jackpocket’ app buys lottery tickets for you The state Gaming Commission has approved new rules allowing “courier services” to buy your Take 5 and Mega Millions tickets for you, in case that trip to the bodega is just too taxing....
01:13, 05/19/2019

Apple reportedly buys asthma-monitoring startup Apple has snapped up a company called Tueo Health, which was working on an app to help parents monitor asthma symptoms of their sleeping kids, according to CNBC. The startup's CEO and chief operating officer switched their employer to Apple on L...
05:13, 05/25/2019

Automattic buys Prospress in digital subscription push The company behind WordPress.com and WooCommerce, Automattic has acquired the startup Prospress as it looks to expand its digital subscription offerings.The small startup made a name for itself by developing a recurring payment solution specifically ...
13:39, 05/25/2019

10 best cheap phones: $400 (or much less) buys an iPhone, Pixel, or Galaxy alternative In the past, low-cost smartphones offered terrible performance, were never updated, and it was tough to recommend them. As flagship prices skyrocket, the low end is being lifted up and there are some excellent options, including a couple from Apple a...
23:13, 05/14/2019

Italy's Edison buys EDF assets to boost green credentials Italy's Edison has agreed to buy green energy assets from its French parent company EDF to make it Italy's No. 2 wind player and pave the way for "major" growth in solar power....
22:52, 06/19/2019

Altice USA Buys Streaming-Video Network Cheddar for $200 Million Cable operator Altice USA agreed to acquire streaming-video network Cheddar for $200 million, a deal expected to raise the profile of the company’s news division....
00:00, 05/01/2019

Compassionate cop buys stranded Florida family Taco Bell When two weeks ago a Florida police officer met a family in need, she helped out in the best way she could — by buying them each a meal from Taco Bell. Officer Mikayla Edwards, of the Lynn Haven Police Department, said she noticed people standing in ...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Sleazy Right-Wing Propaganda Mill Buys Up More Sports Networks Thanks in large part to federal regulations meant to prevent media consolidation, Sinclair Broadcast Group, the Donald Trump-favored media company that infamously forced its local news anchors to read mindless Trumpian statements about the dangers of...
04:39, 05/07/2019

Germany's Stada buys six of GSK's consumer brands, eyes further deals Private equity-backed generic drugmaker Stada said on Friday it would buy six consumer healthcare products from British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline to bolster its presence in Europe....
14:13, 06/07/2019

Blockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they partner to use Ripple's product for cross-border payment and foreign exchange settlement....
23:26, 06/17/2019

Selfless stranger buys supplies for teacher after learning about her $35K salary An Arizona elementary school teacher, who drew widespread sympathy last year when she shared her meager salary on Facebook, said a New York City businessman has "adopted" her classroom to ensure her students have crucial school supplies....
23:26, 05/02/2019

Netflix buys 'Power of the Dog' Western starring Moss, Cumberbatch Netflix has bought global rights to The Power of the Dog, a feature film directed by Jane Campion (The Piano, The Portrait of a Lady) and starring Elisabeth Moss and Benedict Cumberbatch. The streaming giant plans to release the film in 2021, both on...
11:52, 05/31/2019

Azerion buys Spil Games’ mobile game division Media, gaming, and tech company Azerion has acquired the mobile game division of Spil Games. The two companies have also set up a strategic partnership.Read More...
22:39, 06/20/2019

Altice USA buys digital news network Cheddar for $200M Altice USA is snapping up Cheddar, the millennial-focused live streaming-video news company, for $200 million. Cheddar CEO Jon Steinberg, a former president of BuzzFeed, will now become head of Altice News, which will include Cheddar’s offerings on c...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Paxton Media Group buys newspapers in Michigan, Tennessee GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — A Kentucky-based media company has bought daily newspapers in Grand Haven, Michigan, and Lebanon, Tennessee. Paxton Media Group announced Friday it bought the Grand Haven Tribune and Lebanon Democrat from Ohio-based Sandusky...
23:13, 05/31/2019

Actor BD Wong quietly buys home in converted church Tony-winning actor BD Wong has quietly purchased a duplex in a converted Brooklyn Heights church for $1.25 million, according to records recently filed with the city. Wong is known to many for his role as Dr. George Huang on the popular television se...
10:00, 06/06/2019

Cop buys family groceries after finding boy ‘getting snacks’ for younger sibling A Texas police officer went beyond the call of duty last week after learning that a young boy walking alone in an Austin parking lot was out “getting snacks” for a younger sibling. Officer James Riley was on patrol in the Baker sector of Austin on Ju...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Microsoft Buys Psychonauts 2 Developer Double Fine Productions Surprising the audience in attendance at its E3 2019 press conference (and basically everyone), Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Double Fine, the studio that made Psychonauts and is currently working on its sequel....
00:00, 06/10/2019

The US laid out its plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program if it buys Russia's S-400 Reuters The US has laid out a plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program over Ankara's purchase of Russia's S-400 air-defense system. The US has already said it would stop accepting Turkish pilots for F-35 training, which was one of the biggest sig...
23:26, 06/07/2019

Rapper Badshah Buys A Rolls-Royce Wraith Worth Rs. 6.46 Crore Under the hood it's the same 6.6-litre V12 twin-turbocharged engine which is good enough for 623bhp and 800Nm of torque. The engine is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission which enables the......
21:13, 05/03/2019

Tesla boosts capital raise to $2.7 billion, Musk buys more stock Tesla Inc on Friday was set to raise up to $2.7 billion in a record-setting capital raising for the electric carmaker, as investors scooped up a mix of new stock and convertible notes that will recharge the company's cash-depleted balance sheet....
18:26, 05/03/2019

Shaq Buys Teen Who Can’t Afford Size 18 Sneakers 10 Pairs Of Shoes (CNN) – When Shaquille O’Neal was 18 and trying to get to the prom, his father asked around to find a pair of size 18 penny loafers. Bruce Teilhaber, the owner of Friedman’s Shoes in Atlanta, gave the future Hall of Famer a free pai...
22:39, 05/12/2019

Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, may help avert activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a 4.3% stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to raise it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge....
05:52, 06/21/2019

Sam Adams beer buys Dogfish Head for $300m in cash and stocks Combined company will be led by Boston Beer chief executive and maintain a significant presence in DelawareThe hip craft beer company Dogfish Head is being acquired by the Boston-based brewer of Sam Adams beer in a $300m cash and stock deal. The Bost...
18:26, 05/10/2019

Altria buys 80% stake in Swiss tobacco company Burger Sohne The Altria Group is buying an 80 percent share in Swiss company Burger Sohne and will commercialize one of its smokeless tobacco products, the companies announced Monday....
16:26, 06/03/2019

‘Pokémon Go’ creator buys hybrid board game company Sensible Object Niantic, the company behind Pokémon Go, is up to something -- but exactly what is yet to be revealed. Following a number of AR and game company acquisitions over the last 18 months, Niantic has now purchased London-based Sensible Object, a gam...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Merck buys Peloton to expand its kidney cancer treatment portfolio U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co Inc on Tuesday agreed to buy Peloton Therapeutics Inc for $1.05 billion in cash, gaining access to the privately held company's lead kidney cancer drug candidate....
18:00, 05/21/2019

Intuit buys data analytics startup as part of AI expansion efforts Intuit plans to use the acquisition of Origami Logic to better analyze multiple data sets, which would allow for more personalized services and products across its portfolio....
00:26, 05/29/2019

McDonald's India Dispute Resolved, Company Buys Out Partner: Report Fast food giant McDonald's Indian arm has reached a settlement with former partner Vikram Bakshi, acquiring full ownership in their joint venture Connaught Plaza Restaurants Ltd, reports said on......
17:13, 05/09/2019

Power couple who sold DC home to Obamas buys $9M Brooklyn townhouse Political power couple Joe Lockhart and Giovanna Gray Lockhart have presidential taste when it comes to homes. After selling their Washington, DC, home to the Obamas for $8.1 million in 2017 — the couple had previously rented it to the ex-White House...
21:52, 06/18/2019

Vivendi's Havas buys Battery, advertising firm known for Netflix work French advertising company Havas, part of the Vivendi media conglomerate, has agreed to buy U.S. advertising company Battery, whose clients include Netflix....
13:13, 06/20/2019

FedEx Express buys Israel's Flying Cargo international division * FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp, has acquired the business and assets of the international express division of Israel's FC (Flying Cargo) Express Ltd, the companies said on Wednesday....
11:00, 05/01/2019

Epic buys Psyonix, will halt sales of 'Rocket League' on Steam Epic's determination to score exclusives for its game store now includes buying well-known studios. The company has acquired Rocket League creator Psyonix for an unspecified amount, and will bring the vehicular soccer game to the Epic Games Sto...
00:26, 05/02/2019

Eldorado Resorts buys Caesars to create largest U.S. gaming company Eldorado Resorts announced Monday it will acquire Caesars Entertainment in a $17.3 billion cash and stock deal that will create the largest gaming company in the United States....
14:26, 06/24/2019

Rocket League could ditch Steam after Epic Games buys developer Psyonix The feud between PC gaming storefronts Steam and the Epic Games Store is still burning bright, with the latter recently throwing down the gauntlet and suggesting it would drop its controversial pursuit of exclusive titles if Steam is willing to pay g...
06:13, 05/02/2019

Russell Wilson Buys Mom a House, Loves Ciara and Continues to Dunk on Future I’m convinced that Russell Wilson is not human. I don’t watch football, but I do watch SportsCenter and at this point, I’m waiting for the Seattle Seahawks quarterback video clip that shows him getting sacked and all of his computer wires getting exp...
01:26, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Dealogic owner ION buys controlling stake in data firm Acuris ION Investment Group, the owner of data provider Dealogic, on Monday bought a controlling stake in financial news and data firm Acuris, known for its Mergermarket and Debtwire brands, for 1.35 billion pounds ($1.76 billion), including debt....
16:39, 05/13/2019

China's top state-owned refiners skip Iranian oil buys as US sanctions waivers end Sinopec and China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) are skipping Iranian oil buys for May loadings, after Washington ended sanction waivers to turn up pressure on Tehran, three sources with knowledge of the matter said....
09:13, 05/10/2019

CPPIB buys partial Keytruda royalty interest from British charity LifeArc Canada Pension Plan Investment Board said it had paid about $1.3 billion for a part of British charity LifeArc's royalty interest from the sale of Merck & Co Inc's blockbuster cancer immunotherapy, Keytruda....
14:26, 05/20/2019

UnitedHealth buys PatientsLikeMe, which faced Trump administration scrutiny over Chinese investor PatientsLikeMe was bought by UnitedHealth following a review by Trump's Treasury Department, which scrutinized the start-up because it's backed by Chinese cash....
01:26, 06/25/2019

James Ruppert: when shopping saloons, designer labels make great used buys Used Mondeos are good value – and better still in Vignale spec Reader Lee reminded me of a glory time for Ford of Europe when it was making models that people really wanted to buy. He has seen some of the classics that pop up on our pages. “My absol...
23:26, 05/28/2019

Esports platform Super League Gaming, in first post-IPO deal, buys Framerate The amateur esports platform Super League Gaming Inc has acquired the fast-growing social video network Framerate for $2.5 million in cash and stock, according to a corporate filing on Friday....
01:52, 06/08/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg buys two Lake Tahoe estates for $59 million, report says The Facebook CEO has purchased two adjoining estates on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe, the Wall Street Journal recently revealed.        ...
02:39, 05/09/2019

Poet buys out upper level (7,000 tickets) for Phoenix Mercury season opener Spoken word artist Truth B. Told bought out upper level at Talking Stick Resort Arena hoping for Phoenix Mercury sellout for home opener.        ...
19:39, 05/08/2019

'White Knight' Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, dampens activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a small stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to increase it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge....
15:39, 06/21/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Merck buys Peloton to expand its kidney cancer treatment portfolio U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co Inc on Tuesday agreed to buy Peloton Therapeutics Inc for $1.05 billion in cash, gaining access to the privately held company's lead kidney cancer drug candidate....
17:26, 05/21/2019

Milwaukee Bucks fan buys Danica Patrick's drink in front of Aaron Rodgers during playoff game Danica Patrick and her Green Bay Packers star boyfriend Aaron Rodgers took in Game 5 between the Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics courtside Wednesday night....
05:26, 05/10/2019

Lori Loughlin's Daughter Olivia Jade Giannulli Buys New Furniture After Moving Out of Family's Home Somebody hand Olivia Jade Giannulli an Allen wrench because she might need it for her new IKEA furniture. The 19-year-old daughter of Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli was spotted at......
12:39, 05/05/2019

JP Morgan buys health-care payments firm InstaMed in bank's biggest deal since financial crisis The $500 million-plus deal shows that the nation's largest bank views the fast-changing world of payments as a battleground worthy of aggressive wagers....
18:13, 05/17/2019

Ellen DeGeneres buys Adam Levine’s house: the chatshow host bought the Maroon 5 singer's Beverly Hills home for £35m The Maroon 5 frontman has made a killing – he paid just £26.7m for the property only a little over a year ago and had it on the market for just five weeks before it sold to the US comedian and talk show host....
15:00, 05/29/2019

Occidental to sell Anadarko's African assets to Total SA for $8.8 bln if it buys Anadarko Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Sunday it entered a binding agreement to sell Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's assets in Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique and South Africa to Total S.A for $8.8 bln if it succeeds in completing its proposal to acquire Anad...
21:39, 05/05/2019

YouTuber buys town of Hell, Michigan, renames it ‘Gay Hell’ A musician bought the town of Hell, Michigan — and renamed it “Gay Hell,” according to a report. Elijah Daniel, who is also a popular YouTube user known for his crude humor on the social media site, reportedly said he renamed the to...
12:13, 06/18/2019

Barnes & Noble acquired: Elliott Management buys bookstore chain, plans 'growth strategy' Barnes & Noble has agreed to sell itself to an arm of investment firm Elliott Management, which owns one of the largest booksellers in the U.K.        ...
14:13, 06/07/2019

YouTuber "buys" Hell, Michigan, renames it Gay Hell A YouTube star has “purchased” the town of Hell, Michigan, re-named it “Gay Hell,” and outlawed flying any flag that is not a Pride flag as a protest of Donald Trump. Elijah Daniel, a YouTube comedian and musician, announced he had bought the town in...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Drug Prices Will Soon Appear in Many TV Ads A Trump administration change will require TV ads for prescription drugs covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price if it is over $35....
19:52, 05/08/2019

Drug-sniffing dog graduates TUCSON – Diesel, an 18-month-old Labrador retriever graduated from an eight-week basic service dog training course Wednesday. Diesel works at the Pima County Jail with his partner, Seargent Cesar Duarte. The Labrador can detect heroin, marijuan...
19:13, 05/02/2019

A $2 Million Drug Is About to Hit the Market A new treatment for an infant muscle-wasting disease is about to go on sale at a potential cost of $2 million, a record price tag likely to fuel the continuing scrutiny of how companies price drugs and how insurers pay for it....
12:52, 05/07/2019

GHB: The new old drug taking over Berlin It's cheap, easy to make, and incredibly dangerous, and Berlin's night clubs may be complicit its trade and use. But targeting the clubs would also deprive the LGBT community of a precious oasis....
20:52, 05/10/2019

Elizabeth Warren Knows What It Will Take to End the Drug War Earlier this week, Senator Elizabeth Warren released an updated version of the Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency (CARE) Act, a bill she first proposed with Congressman Elijah Cummings in 2018 to address the opioid crisis. The proposal woul...
19:39, 05/11/2019

These Drug Companies Are Too Frail to Cure The calamity engulfing generic-drug stocks has many causes. They are all made worse by one simple malady: too much debt. Solving the problem is much tougher than identifying it....
23:00, 06/02/2019

2 Officers, Dog Given Narcan After Possible Drug Exposure O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Two St. Louis-area police officers and a police dog had to be administered the opioid overdose reversal medication Narcan after they were exposed to what was believed to be fentanyl. St. Charles County Police spokeswoman Va...
22:13, 05/07/2019

The Danger Of Drugs: This Man Has Become Annoying After Doing A Drug We all grow up listening to warnings from parents and teachers about the dangers of drug use, but nothing is scarier than seeing someone you know become truly unrecognizable right before your eyes. A recent story out of a small town in Wisconsin is t...
01:39, 05/14/2019

Generic Drug Stocks are 'Worst Ever' Falling prices of generic drugs, as well as increased competition for patent-protected medicines, have hammered revenue and profit margins. Investor frustration is boiling over....
15:39, 05/08/2019

Starving Yemen's drug problem Noon in the Yemen. A sullen hour with the sun at its scorching zenith, the entire country is tense, on the verge of a national itch. When matters of war, and near-famine, fade to irrelevance....
20:13, 05/21/2019

Kuznetsov denies drug use after video surfaces Capitals star Evgeny Kuznetsov has denied ever using drugs after a video surfaced of him sitting next to a table on which there are two lines of white powder in what appears to be a hotel room....
08:00, 05/28/2019

900-lb. man pleads guilty in drug case while in ambulance A Virginia man who weighs more than 900 pounds (410 kilograms) has pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case during a hearing held in a courthouse loading zone as he lay on a stretcher inside an ambulance....
23:39, 05/21/2019

A generic HIV prevention drug should arrive in 2021 Pharmaceutical giant Gilead has agreed to release its exclusive patent to manufacture and sell the HIV-prevention drug Truvada. This means we could see a generic version of the pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) on the market earlier than expected. T...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Will poppy seeds really show up on a drug test? Employee screening firm JDP recently analyzed 12 months of Google search trends data related to 150 of America’s biggest employers. A common search: “Does my company drug test?” Drug testing for pre-employment, and even same-day random drug testing d...
02:52, 06/10/2019

A drug may prevent Alzheimer’s but there are no plans to find out A rheumatoid arthritis drug may also cut the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, but there are no plans to conduct the trials needed to find out if it really works...
00:26, 06/12/2019

Takeda sells dry eye drug to Novartis to help cut debt Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd agreed to sell its dry eye drug to Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG for $3.4 billion and potential milestone payments of up to $1.9 billion, in the first divestment since its takeover of Britain's Shire....
08:00, 05/09/2019

Drug Giant Tries New Tactic to Fight Cancer Seeking an edge in the increasingly competitive market for cancer drugs, one of the industry’s largest companies is taking a bold but risky approach: targeting the early stages of the disease....
22:13, 05/27/2019

TSA allows passengers to bring drug derived from marijuana WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to bring on board some forms of CBD oil and an FDA-approved drug derived from marijuana. All forms of marijuana were previously prohibite...
01:39, 05/29/2019

TSA allows flyers to travel with drug derived from marijuana The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to travel with some forms of CBD oil and a drug derived from marijuana that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration....
21:26, 05/29/2019

Drug makes tumors more susceptible to chemo Many chemotherapy drugs kill cancer cells by severely damaging their DNA. However, some tumors can withstand this damage by relying on a DNA repair pathway that not only allows them to survive, but also introduces mutations that helps cells become re...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal marketing schemes to push a powerful opioid-based painkiller....
04:52, 06/06/2019

The FDA just approved a new drug to boost women's sex drive Shutterstock The Food and Drug Administration approved Vyleesi, a drug for premenopausal women to raise sexual interest. It treats a condition called hypoactive sexual desire disorder that some believe affects roughly one in 10 women. The first fema...
01:13, 06/24/2019

How a diabetes drug may reduce anxiety symptoms New research in mice shows how metformin, a common drug used to treat diabetes and prediabetes, can also help reduce symptoms associated with anxiety....
22:00, 06/04/2019

Scientists develop drug that can kill superbugs Scientists have created a drug that wipes out antibiotic-resistant superbugs like E.coli. The discovery, led by Sheffield University, saw off bacteria that can cause pneumonia, urinary tract and blood infections. The research was published in ACS Nan...
00:00, 06/04/2019

Your gut bacteria may influence whether you get drug side effects A study in mice suggests human gut bacteria breakdown many drug treatments - a finding that could explain why drugs are less effective in some people...
17:52, 06/03/2019

Eleven people graduate from Drug Court TUCSON- Eleven people celebrated success by graduating from Pima County’s Drug Court and Drug Treatment Program on Thursday, June 6th. DTAP is a three year program for non-violent, repeat drug offenders. The program provides rehab and support s...
07:52, 06/07/2019

New drug to boost women’s sex drive approved in US WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators have approved a prescription drug to boost sex drive in women. The Food and Drug Administration OK’d the medication for premenopausal women troubled by a lack of sexual desire. The new drug is a shot tha...
00:13, 06/22/2019

GSK's HIV drug wins European panel thumbs-up GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug treatment for HIV infections won marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday, after the British drugmaker received a nod from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration earlier this month....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Stories Of Children Affected By Drug Addiction VERSAILLES, Ky. (LEX 18) – Many people from across the country came together to help children whose families are affected by substance abuse. The Blameless Children event was held at Journey Church in Versailles. It was a free family event dedi...
06:26, 06/09/2019

Trump needs help from Pelosi to notch a big drug pricing win As the president looks ahead to his reelection effort, achieving something as major as direct negotiations between Medicare and drug companies could be just the win he’s looking for....
14:52, 04/29/2019

Pharma ads will soon be required to include drug prices Pharmaceutical companies will soon be required to include their products’ prices in TV ads, under a new rule that the Trump administration hopes will drive down prescription-drug costs, officials said Wednesday. The Department of Health and Hum...
02:52, 05/09/2019

Gut microbes interfere with Parkinson's drug - but we could stop them We have identified organisms in the gut that break down the main drug used to treat Parkinson's disease, a step towards making the therapy more effective...
01:39, 06/14/2019

Canelo Alvarez has come a long way since 2018 drug ban LAS VEGAS — What a difference a year makes. It seems like a distant memory that the annual Cinco de Mayo fight weekend in Sin City was basically canceled last year after Saul “Canelo” Alvarez tested positive for a banned substance and was suspended b...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Olivia Laing: ‘I was hooked and my drug was Twitter’ In a period of loneliness, Olivia Laing turned to Twitter. But then it trapped her…I was a late adopter of technology. In the 1990s, I lived off-grid. If anyone wanted me, they had to call my pager. When it buzzed, I’d walk two miles across fields to...
11:13, 05/05/2019

Pfizer gets U.S. approval for $225,000 a year heart drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Pfizer Inc's oral drug, tafamidis, to treat a rare and fatal heart disease called transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy, the U.S drugmaker said....
14:39, 05/06/2019

Trial over Arkansas’ use of execution drug nearing end LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal trial over Arkansas’ use of a sedative in lethal injections is wrapping up in Little Rock following testimony from the state’s prisons director. Department of Correction Director Wendy Kelley testified W...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Researchers eye brain implant for drug addiction Clinical trials in China using deep brain stimulation may hold the key to treating drug users, literally with the flip of a switch. China is emerging as a hub for this research. The first U.S. trial of DBS for drug addiction could begin in June. (May...
09:00, 05/08/2019

In Canada, a little-known drug regulator shows its teeth A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada's pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs that are among the highest in the world, according to industry sources and a Reuters analysis of governm...
10:52, 05/08/2019

'A Viagra-like drug could reverse heart failure' Research in sheep finds that a drug that doctors prescribe for the treatment of erectile dysfunction can effectively treat the effects of heart failure....
03:52, 05/02/2019

Former NFL, LSU football player rebounds from drug addiction, homelessness to help others Former speedster and wide receiver Eric Smith played at LSU and Scottish Claymores before the Chicago Bears. In recovery, he's giving to others.        ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Mallinckrodt to spin-off generics business, keep constipation drug Mallinckrodt Plc said on Tuesday it would spin-off its specialty generics unit and rename the remaining specialty branded drugs business to Sonorant Therapeutics Plc....
14:00, 05/28/2019

Tyreke Evans Kicked Out Of NBA For Drug Policy Violation This afternoon, the NBA announced that Pacers guard and former rookie of the year Tyreke Evans has been “dismissed and disqualified from the league for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program.” The league said he will be eligible to app...
01:00, 05/18/2019

Gilead experimental NASH drug fails another study Gilead Sciences Inc's experimental drug aimed at treating a type of fatty liver disease known as NASH failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study on Thursday, two months after it failed another trial....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Yaba: The cheap synthetic drug convulsing a nation Yaba, a mix of methamphetamine and caffeine, is wreaking havoc in Bangladesh, and hundreds of people have died in "crossfire" incidents involving police....
16:00, 04/28/2019

U.S. FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron's cholesterol drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc's cholesterol drug Praluent, as a treatment to cut the risk of heart attacks, stroke and other major cardiovascular events....
15:52, 04/28/2019

Colombia ex-rebel freed from second detention in drug case BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A top Colombian rebel peace negotiator has been freed from detention for a second time in connection with a highly politicized drug case. A lawyer for Seuxis Hernandez confirmed Thursday’s release after the Supreme Court...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them The pharmaceutical industry once sued to keep AIDS drugs from dying Africans. Now companies boast of their efforts to get medicines to the developing world....
21:26, 06/24/2019

The new faces of hepatitis C: Pregnant women and drug users Hepatitis C was in the rearview mirror. A drug approved in 2014 was found to be so effective in quashing the virus that doctors around the world breathed a sigh of relief. The World Health Organization even projected its total eradication by 2030. Th...
02:39, 06/18/2019

AOC Guillotines Pharma Exec Over Insane Drug Prices C-SPAN has a reputation for being boring, but when New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is testifying, she makes it her own personal highlight reel, and her taking a Big Pharma head to task for the price of an HIV drug yesterday definitely deserves...
20:39, 05/17/2019

Common acne drug could prevent artery hardening Scientists have identified the mechanism that causes artery hardening and have shown that the antibiotic minocycline can prevent the process in rats....
06:39, 06/12/2019

Alex Hales drug ban prompts review of ECB guidelines The fallout from Alex Hales's 21-day recreational drugs ban will see the ECB and PCA review the regulations around the issue – even though they were only changed in March....
21:13, 05/01/2019

Patients' drug costs surge for some neurologic conditions (Reuters Health) - Many patients with neurologic disorders like multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease have seen steep increases in their out-of-pocket costs for drugs in recent years, a U.S. study suggests....
00:13, 05/02/2019

Pfizer to buy cancer drug developer Array for $10.64 billion Pfizer Inc said on Monday it would acquire Array Biopharma Inc for $10.64 billion in cash, giving it access to the target's approved drugs for skin cancer and the targeted cancer medicines in its pipeline....
13:52, 06/17/2019

PhRMA: Drug advertising rules would confuse patients Pharmaceutical ads mandate also would ignore First Amendment and give short shrift to FDA, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America        ...
01:26, 05/17/2019

Drug experts warn southern AZ about ‘purple heroin’ TUCSON – Drug experts are warning southern Arizona residents about a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil. “It’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jones with Recovery in Motion. The drug is known as ...
03:00, 06/05/2019

Cardinals star Patrick Peterson hit with six-game drug ban Cardinals star cornerback Patrick Peterson is suspended the first six games of the season for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy, ESPN.com reports. Peterson is one of the best cover cornerbacks in the league and deals an inst...
23:00, 05/16/2019

How do drug companies arrive at the names they give their products? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow do drug companies arrive at the names they give their drugs? Perindopril, clopidogrel, amitr...
13:26, 06/04/2019

Lawmakers target spouses who drug, rape their partners COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Efforts to end exemptions in state laws for rape by a spouse are gaining renewed attention in the #MeToo era. Vestiges of the so-called “marital rape exemption” or “spousal defense” still exist in most st...
17:39, 05/04/2019

New Jersey drug ring had a ‘drive-through window’: feds Authorities have busted 25 people — several connected to the Bloods — for running a massive drug ring in New Jersey where they allegedly pedaled heroin and crack out of a “fast-food-style drive-through window” that was open for businesses...
20:52, 06/18/2019

The controversial ketamine-like drug that Trump is pushing on veterans The president has touted the drug’s benefits and offered to help a senior Veterans Affairs official negotiate the purchase of the drugPersonal interest from Donald Trump appears to have put a controversial antidepressant on a fast track at the Depart...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Man suspected of killing 13-year-old arrested on drug charges Carlos Rivera, of Lawrence, Mass., was charged with two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 and two counts of distribution of Class B drugs to a minor....
18:26, 05/26/2019

K-pop star held on drug charges in latest scandal K-pop and drama star Park Yu-chun was arrested on Friday on charges of buying and using illegal drugs, a court said, the latest in a series of scandals to hit the South Korean entertainment business....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosecutors’ requests for a long prison sentence. Felix Dorfin, 35, was arrested in September at an a...
20:39, 05/21/2019

Honduras: Former officials accused of laundering drug money Former President Porfirio Lobo's administration is being investigated for laundering drug money. The OAS anti-corruption mission (MACCIH) has filed injunctions against 12 people....
09:39, 05/25/2019

Merck to Buy Cancer Drug Maker Peloton Therapeutics Merck agreed to acquire cancer drug developer Peloton Therapeutics for $1.05 billion in cash, adding to a list of deals in 2019 by pharmaceutical companies looking to bolster their cancer treatment portfolios....
02:52, 05/22/2019

$2.1m Novartis gene therapy to become world's most expensive drug US approves the one-time treatment for deadly spinal muscular atrophy in infantsSwiss drugmaker Novartis has received US approval for its spinal muscular atrophy gene therapy Zolgensma – pricing the one-time treatment at a record $2.125m.The Food and...
08:26, 05/25/2019

22 arrested across Europe in swoop on 'dangerous drug gang' Europol says group was involved in drug and cigarette trafficking and assassinationsPolice have arrested 22 suspects in an operation across five countries that dismantled one of Europe’s top criminal groups behind drug trafficking and assassinations,...
14:13, 05/22/2019

Guaido envoy: Venezuelans want out of 'drug cartel regime' Even with support in the international community, self-appointed Venezuelan leader Juan Guaido has failed to oust President Maduro. Has Guaido's movement given false hope to Venezuelans? DW meets his envoy to the UK....
19:13, 05/21/2019

Drug-releasing coil in stomach could provide better treatment for TB Some people have to take several tablets each day to treat tuberculosis – a coil threaded with pills and inserted in the stomach offers an alternative...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Many Readers Say No to Idea of Life-Extending Drug, but Yes for Their Dogs “You can’t cheat death,” wrote a reader who echoed many responses to an article about drug tests on dogs to try to slow aging. But others said the goal seemed worthy....
14:49, 04/28/2019

‘The IAAF will not drug me or stop me being who I am’: Semenya appeals against Cas ruling • South African files appeal to Swiss supreme court• ‘I am a woman and I am a world-class athlete’Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the federal supreme court of Switzerland challenging the recent ruling against her by the court of arbitration for...
20:26, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Drug company founder disappointed in conviction BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the conviction of a drug company and four executives in a scheme to bribe doctors across the U.S. to prescribe a powerful opioid (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A lawyer for a drug company founder convicted of bribing doctors...
22:13, 05/02/2019

WHO agrees watered-down resolution on transparency in drug costs Countries at the World Health Organization agreed on Tuesday to push for clearer drug pricing, after watering down a draft resolution that would have also required pharmaceutical firms to disclose the cost of making medicines....
10:00, 05/29/2019

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
11:13, 05/20/2019

GSK's 3-in-1 inhalable drug shows promise in asthma study British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc said on Thursday that its three-in-one drug Trelegy met the main goal of a late-stage asthma study, signalling a possible boost to its lung medicines division that has been hit by generic competition....
21:13, 05/02/2019

PTSD may one day be treated with a common blood pressure drug Preliminary experiments suggest that a type of blood pressure drug can make it easier to un-learn fear memories, hinting at a possible treatment for PTSD...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Police arrest more than 100 in central Florida drug bust Florida police arrested over 100 members of a suspected criminal drug origination and seized 75 firearms and over 500,000 lethal doses of fentanyl, authorities said....
16:26, 05/02/2019

Drug-filled rivers aiding resistance to antibiotics From the Thames to the Tigris, many of the world's largest rivers are hosts of antibiotic waste, according to a global study by researchers from the University of York....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery' In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin....
22:39, 06/18/2019

Lab Owner Arrested for Falsifying Results of Drug Tests Investigators are scrambling to determine how many parents may have lost jobs, custody of their children and more after the owner of an Alabama laboratory was arrested for altering the results of drug and paternity tests....
00:13, 05/15/2019

1,000-Year-Old Psychedelic Drug Kit Contains Traces of Cocaine and Ayahuasca Archaeologists in the Bolivian Andes have discovered a 1,000-year-old ritual bundle—basically a stash of drug paraphernalia—containing traces five different psychoactive substances, including cocaine and the active ingredients found in ayahuasca.Read...
22:52, 05/07/2019

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the latest attempt to come up with a therapy that some have dubbed as "female Viagra"....
01:26, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Pfizer gets U.S. approval for $225,000 a year heart drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Pfizer Inc's oral drug, tafamidis, to treat a rare and fatal heart disease called transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy, the U.S drugmaker said....
18:39, 05/06/2019

Feds: Indicted drug agent duped DEA into hiring him NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a federal narcotics officer joined the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to help the leader of a murderous Puerto Rican drug ring become “unstoppable.” The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan alleg...
20:13, 06/14/2019

Historic US Drug Bust Nets 16 Tonnes Of Cocaine US authorities said Tuesday they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1 billion in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia....
04:52, 06/19/2019

A’s pitcher Montas suspended 80 games for drug violation OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics pitcher Frankie Montas has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The penalty was announced Friday, a day after another fine outing by th...
00:13, 06/22/2019

China sentences Canadian to death for drug offences A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian national to death on Tuesday for producing and trafficking the addictive stimulant methamphetamine, amid heightened tension between Beijing and Ottawa over the arrest of a Huawei Technologies executive....
17:00, 04/30/2019

Second Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling A Canadian citizen has been sentenced to death in China for producing and trafficking a large amount of methamphetamine, a Chinese court announced Tuesday....
15:26, 04/30/2019

New Drug Trial Ordered After Prosecutor’s Religion Questions LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal appellate panel has ordered a new trial and reversed a couple’s drug convictions partly because a prosecutor cited their beliefs in a religious figure regarded as the patron saint of drug dealers and as the angel...
11:00, 05/20/2019

33K pounds of cocaine seized in one of biggest US drug busts U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....
07:00, 06/19/2019

Type 1 diabetes: Drug delays onset by 2 years A placebo-controlled, double-blind trial finds that teplizumab delays the onset of type 1 diabetes by a median of 2 years among high-risk individuals....
01:00, 06/11/2019

Generic version of HIV prevention drug on way after activist campaign Gilead Sciences, makers of HIV prevention drug Truvada, have announced that a generic version will be available as early as September 2020. Truvada, also called PrEP, is a daily pill that prevents those who take the drug from transmitting to their pa...
23:39, 05/09/2019

Bonnaroo 2019 day one: Over 100 citations and drug-related arrests Police at Bonnaroo have issued at least 100 citations and made at least four arrests as of day two.        ...
03:00, 06/15/2019

U.S. group says Novartis MS drug price out of line with benefit A U.S. group that reviews the value of medicines issued a critical report on Novartis's new multiple sclerosis drug Mayzent, calling its $88,561 list price "far out of line" compared with its benefits for patients....
08:52, 06/21/2019

New HHS rule to force drug companies to list prices in TV ads Heath and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced Wednesday a new rule to require pharmaceutical companies to reveal the prices of drugs they advertise in television ads....
23:52, 05/08/2019

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company’s artists. Yang Hyun Suk said in a statement posted Frid...
13:26, 06/14/2019

Maryland Takes Step Toward Capping Drug Prices Maryland is poised to become the first state to create a panel to review expensive prescription drugs and cap what public agencies will pay for them....
16:52, 04/30/2019

Most health care industry profits go to drug companies Big Pharma eats up a lion’s share of health care industry profits, according to new first-quarter financial reports — and its dominance has implications for Americans struggling to pay for prescription drugs. More than half of total industry profits ...
01:39, 05/14/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson dodges question on past drug use Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as British Prime Minister, dodged a question about his past use of drugs on Wednesday, saying that people want to focus on what government can do for them during the leadership campaign....
13:26, 06/12/2019

Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet to be approved by a judge. Gov. Kevin Stitt, House...
00:52, 06/15/2019

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, Amag said....
23:39, 06/21/2019

U.S. indicts operators of 'dark web' drug referral service U.S. prosecutors have filed money laundering charges against two Israelis who allegedly made millions of dollars operating a website connecting customers to sellers of fentanyl, heroin, guns and other illegal goods, the Justice Department said on Wed...
22:39, 05/08/2019

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements....
02:00, 06/15/2019

Generic HIV prevention drug coming in 2020, Gilead says Following a campaign by activists, Gilead announced a generic version of Truvada, or PrEP, will be available next September, a year earlier than expected, NBC News reports....
22:52, 05/08/2019

‘Michael Jackson drug’ still prompts curiosity from patients It remains the most widely used anesthetic in U.S. hospitals, but many patients still remember propofol as the drug that killed Michael Jackson. Most are no longer afraid of it, doctors say, though many still ask if they will get “the Michael J...
20:52, 06/22/2019

The Latest: Man in Wisconsin shooting faced drug charges The Latest on a Wisconsin shooting that killed a firefighter in Appleton and left another man dead (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Authorities in Wisconsin have identified a man who they say exchanged gunfire with police this week, leading to his death ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

"El Chapo" mother, sisters get US visas to visit drug lord The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City has granted the mother of convicted drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman a visa so she can visit her son in prison....
21:39, 06/01/2019

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle US opioid charges Morris & Dickson, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspicious orders of the opioids hydrocodone and oxycodone....
23:26, 05/24/2019

Russian journalist investigating corruption gets detained on drug charges The detention of a prominent Russian journalist known for investigating corruption has rattled the media community in the country and highlights the pressure faced by news outlets fighting to preserve their independence....
11:39, 06/10/2019

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges. Federal prosecutors say Richard Jones is charged in a five-count indictment returned W...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle U.S. opioid charges Morris & Dickson Co, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspicious orders of the opioids hydrocodone and oxycodone....
09:13, 05/25/2019

Just Approved Gene Therapy Drug Is World's Most Expensive At $2.1 Million The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the most expensive drug in the world, a $2.1 million, one-time gene therapy for treatment of a rare disease that afflicts infants....
04:13, 05/25/2019

Canadian panel calls for universal public drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a C$15.3 billion ($11.5 billion) universal, single-payer public pharmacare system, and warned that the current system requires a ma...
14:13, 06/13/2019

NYPD detective gets 2 years for lying about drug-dealing bookie An NYPD detective was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for lying to the feds to protect his sports bookie — who was allegedly dealing drugs while working with the feds. Saed Rabah, 46, pleaded guilty to one count of obstruction of justice i...
00:13, 05/25/2019

Pompeo: Hezbollah using Venezuela drug trafficking to ‘make payroll’ A major Iranian-backed terrorist group is using drug trafficking operations in Venezuela to fund operations in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday....
09:00, 06/12/2019

GSK signs up gene-editing pioneers in drug discovery alliance British drugmaker GSK said it has struck a research deal with the early pioneers of a prominent gene-editing technology at the University of California, in a boost to its prospects for developing new drugs....
14:13, 06/13/2019

Russia drops drug charges against anti-corruption journalist Russian officials dropped charges against a prominent anti-corruption journalist following an outcry from domestic and international media outlets and press freedom advocates....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Viking Berserkers – Fierce Warriors or Drug-Fuelled Madmen? Today, the word ‘berserk’ is used to describe anyone in an irrational, agitated state of mind who cannot or does not control his or her actions. The meaning of the word originates with the Viking berserkers, the fierce warriors who were known for bat...
14:26, 05/26/2019

| WATCH: Historic US drug bust nets 16 tonnes of cocaine US authorities said they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1bn in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia....
14:26, 06/19/2019

DA threatens to subpoena Houston police in fatal drug raid HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors are accusing Houston police of dragging their feet in the ongoing investigation into a deadly January drug raid that killed a couple and injured five officers. The Harris County District Attorney’s Office in a letter ...
01:26, 06/21/2019

Drug charges against Russian journalist dropped after public outcry Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev announced that the charges against Ivan Golunov were dropped after police found "no proof of his part in a crime."...
19:13, 06/11/2019

Why Katie Taylor needs VADA drug testing for her future fights Olympic star Katie Taylor is now a undisputed professional champion. But she will require more stringent drug testing for her next fight. John Dennen explains The post Why Katie Taylor needs VADA drug testing for her future fights appeared first on B...
21:26, 06/18/2019

Canada will move on new drug price rules in 'very near future': minister Work on the Canadian government's proposal to crack down on patented drug prices is underway and "movement" should come very soon, Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor said on Wednesday....
14:13, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements....
11:52, 06/15/2019

New head and neck cancer drug could help patients live longer Pembrolizumab with platinum chemotherapy less ‘aggressive’ and extended survival ratesImmunotherapy could help patients with head and neck cancer live longer, new research suggests.The drug pembrolizumab, used in combination with platinum chemotherap...
02:52, 06/04/2019

U.S. drug agency to ask Congress to classify illicit fentanyl like heroin Illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl would be put permanently in the same legal class as heroin to boost prosecutions of traffickers and makers of the drugs, under a proposal to be unveiled on Tuesday by the U.S. Drug E...
12:39, 06/04/2019

Australia police make record meth drug bust Authorities in Melbourne have seized their biggest ever onshore haul of methamphetamine, the drug commonly known as ice. The drugs were stashed in stereo speakers that had originated in Thailand....
05:52, 06/07/2019

Changes to pharmacy benefit manager role could help lower drug costs When Ohio switched its government health coverage program from a fee-for-service model to one of managed care in 2011, it began saving $145 million each year, a new study shows...
04:52, 06/22/2019

Drugmakers Sue to Block Federal Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Three pharmaceutical companies sued the federal government to block a proposal requiring drug manufacturers include the list price of prescription drugs in television ads....
04:13, 06/15/2019

Japan police arrest 7 Chinese in mass drug smuggling TOKYO (AP) — Japanese authorities have arrested seven Chinese men on suspicion of smuggling what was believed to be a record amount of stimulants by ship-to-ship transfers. Tokyo police said Wednesday seven Chinese men aged 24-40 were arrested this w...
11:13, 06/05/2019

'Starving' fungus of iron may treat drug-resistant infection New research in mice finds that repurposing a drug for blood disorders can lower iron levels and thus starve Candida albicans of its essential nutrient....
16:13, 06/05/2019

US drugmakers file lawsuit against rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed government regulation....
02:52, 06/15/2019

Health officials approve drug to boost sex drive in women WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. health regulators have approved a prescription drug to boost sex drive in women. The Food and Drug Administration OK’d the medication for premenopausal women troubled by a lack of sexual desire. The new drug is a sh...
05:00, 06/23/2019

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed government regulation....
22:39, 06/14/2019

Swiss drugmaker Novartis names new drug division head Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis named Marie-France Tschudin head of its main drugs business after its previous manager, Paul Hudson, was poised to take the CEO position at French drugmaker Sanofi ....
10:13, 06/07/2019

Mexico auctions drug lords' properties, raises $2.9 million Sprawling ranches and houses with escape tunnels seized from drug lords have gone under the hammer in Mexico's capital. Some of the properties, including one where a cartel chief was killed by his brothers, got no bids....
12:26, 06/24/2019

Newron delays schizophrenia drug trial after FDA raises concerns Swiss-listed drugmaker Newron must delay a trial of its prospective schizophrenia medicine evenamide after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration raised concerns about central nervous system (CNS) events that have emerged in rats and dogs....
10:00, 05/29/2019

Nicky Barnes, New York drug lord known as Mr Untouchable, dead at 78 Barnes had entered the witness protection program and died in 2012 aged 78 – or possibly 79 – according to the New York TimesNicky Barnes, an ostentatious New York City drug lord who was played by Cuba Gooding Jr in the Ridley Scott film American Gan...
12:00, 06/09/2019

Catalyst Pharma sues FDA over approval of cheaper rival drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc, which has come under fire for the high price tag on its rare disease drug, on Wednesday sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to challenge the recent approval of a lower-cost rival drug....
14:13, 06/13/2019

FDA approves Lilly's migraine drug as first ever cluster headache treatment Eli Lilly and Co's migraine treatment Emgality on Tuesday became the first drug to gain U.S. approval for decreasing the frequency of episodic cluster headache attacks, the Food and Drug Administration said https://reut.rs/2QMtzVE....
09:26, 06/05/2019

Walgreens to provide drug disposal packets free to customers Walgreens is making it easier for customers to dispose of unused drugs safely. The drugstore chain said Monday that it will offer at several thousand stores packets that customers can use to turn medications into a useless gel before throwing them aw...
19:39, 06/24/2019

Drug prices: Colorado's $100 insulin cap draws other states' interest A new law in Colorado capping the price of insulin for insured patients at $100 per month has generated interest in other states because the price of the life-saving drug has spiked, lawmakers said....
13:13, 06/08/2019

Bristol-Myers plans to divest Celgene's psoriasis drug Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Monday offered to divest Celgene Corp's psoriasis treatment Otezla to allay concerns raised by the U.S. competition regulator, and pushed back the closing of their $74 billion deal....
17:39, 06/24/2019

Russian journalist released pending trial on drug charges Ivan Golunov moved to house arrest after hundreds of supporters picket police HQA Russian journalist arrested on drug charges has been released from jail pending trial amid a public outcry over the case.The surprise decision to move Ivan Golunov to h...
13:26, 06/09/2019

Online pharmacy flags possible new impurity in blood pressure drug Online pharmacy Valisure reported that it found a new cancer-causing impurity in some versions of widely prescribed blood pressure medicine valsartan, but U.S. regulators said on Tuesday that the amount in the drugs was well below levels deemed to be...
02:39, 06/19/2019

Judge allows community members to weigh in on drug kingpin’s release A judge in Washington, DC, wants the people who live in a formerly drug-ravaged neighborhood to have a say in whether the one-time kingpin who ruled over it should be let out of prison. US District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan asked Washington Attorney Ge...
17:00, 06/22/2019

As pressure for Afghan peace grows, drug threat remains Mohammad Ahmadi, a young opium farmer in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has the kind of confidence that underlines how meagre the results have been of years of effort and billions of dollars spent fighting narcotics....
03:26, 06/07/2019

Honduras president’s brother admits knowing drug lords NEW YORK (AP) — Recently unsealed testimony shows that a brother of the Honduran president admitted to U.S. federal agents that he’d accepted presents from violent drug traffickers he’d known for years and once asked Honduran officials ab...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Indiana sheriff's office encourages drug dealers to rat out their competition An Indiana sheriff's office is offering drug dealers the opportunity to snitch on their fellow drug dealers as a way to "take care of" their competitors....
06:39, 05/07/2019

AbbVie, Boehringer Settle U.S. Patent Dispute Over Drug Humira AbbVie and Boehringer Ingelheim said they have resolved their U.S. patent dispute over a biosimilar to Abbvie’s Humira, the world’s biggest-selling drug....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Connecticut police arrest 52 drug suspects in massive sting The Waterbury Police Department launched "Operation: Raw Deal" last September, which netted 52 arrests, in response to an uptick in heroin overdoses and deaths in the community....
03:13, 05/19/2019

Ex-Franklin Officer Accused Of Tipping Off Doctor To Drug Investigation SIMPSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A former Simpson County police officer has been charged with conspiring to obstruct a drug investigation against a doctor. Former Franklin Police Lt. Vickie Kristiansen was charged last week in federal court. Pros...
16:39, 05/12/2019

New drug for multiple sclerosis patients after maker drops price Hope for sufferers of rare form of disease as manufacturers of Ocrevus cave in to NHS EnglandPeople with a rare form of multiple sclerosis will finally get access to a drug that can slow the disease’s progress after NHS bosses pressured its maker to ...
02:39, 05/09/2019

Dozens of States Sue 20 Drug Companies for Price Fixing and Obstruction Forty-four states, led by the Connecticut attorney general’s office, have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against 20 generic pharmaceutical manufacturers accusing the companies of conspiring to keep generic drug prices artificially high....
11:39, 05/12/2019

Court Turns Back Lexington Man’s Drug Conviction Over K9 Search FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Kentucky Court of Appeals has agreed with a Lexington man that his drug conviction was based on insufficient evidence. Last year, 28-year-old Domonick Jones entered a conditional Alford plea to charges that resulte...
15:00, 06/01/2019

U.S. states sue Teva, 19 other drug companies in price-fixing complaint Forty-four U.S. states have filed a lawsuit accusing 20 drug companies including Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc of a sweeping scheme to inflate drug prices and stifle competition for more than 100 generic drugs, state prosecutors said on Saturday....
20:00, 05/11/2019

Gilead, HHS chief announce donation of HIV prevention drug Truvada Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar announced a deal this week for drugmaker Gilead Sciences to donate billions of dollars in HIV prevention drugs over the course of the next decade....
03:26, 05/11/2019

Indiana Pacers’ Tyreke Evans banned from NBA due to drug violation Evans, a 10-year NBA veteran who played last season for the Indiana Pacers and was set to become an unrestricted free agent, is eligible to apply for reinstatement in two years....
07:39, 05/18/2019

John Jay College plans to fire professors over sex and drug scandal John Jay College of Criminal Justice is moving to fire three professors over a sex and drugs scandal first revealed by The Post, the school announced Tuesday. In an email to students and staffers, college president Karol Mason said she “will be initi...
13:52, 05/15/2019

Hospital Drug-Making Venture Picks Antibiotics as First Products Civica Rx, the nonprofit drugmaking venture established by a group of hospitals, plans to begin distributing vancomycin hydrochloride and daptomycin before the end of September....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users The Senate approved Wednesday a series of drug policy changes that strengthen penalties for traffickers and introduce forced admissions of addicts in private and religious centers...
05:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. imposes drug-related sanctions on Mexican judge, former governor The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on 11 Mexicans, including a judge and a former governor, over their involvement with drug trafficking organizations, the Treasury Department said....
22:13, 05/17/2019

Mallinckrodt shares drop after U.S. joins cases over expensive drug The U.S. Justice Department has joined a pair of whistleblower lawsuits alleging a drugmaker now owned by Mallinckrodt Plc improperly promoted an expensive multiple sclerosis treatment and paid kickbacks to doctors who prescribed the drug....
20:13, 04/30/2019

Watch: Mom in labor's positive drug test blamed on bagel A New York state mother was temporarily separated from her newborn son after a bagel caused a false positive on a drug test administered while she was in labor....
21:52, 05/15/2019

Drug company founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme BOSTON (AP) — The wealthy founder of a drug company has been convicted of scheming to bribe doctors across the country to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray. A jury found Insys Therapeutics Founder and former CEO John Kapoor guilty of racket...
22:13, 05/02/2019

| Elderly Aussie couple sign for drug shipment after delivery mix-up An elderly couple in Australia were the surprise recipients of an illegal drug shipment after signing for a wrongly delivered parcel containing millions of dollars' worth of methamphetamine, police say....
11:52, 05/03/2019

Short Sellers Bet on Opioid Fallout Sinking Drug Stocks Companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain are facing some 2,000 lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, leading some investors to wager that potential settlements from that litigation will drag down shares....
17:52, 05/15/2019

Woman lost hair and became suicidal after taking MS drug: suit A mom with multiple sclerosis says she lost her hair, became covered in lesions and even became suicidal — all because of a greedy doctor who was cashing in on her dubious medication, according to a Manhattan lawsuit. “I went to a very dark place,” P...
07:52, 05/06/2019

FDA grants Jacobus Pharma approval for rare disease drug Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co Inc on Monday won U.S. approval for the first drug to treat children with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder....
02:39, 05/07/2019

Archaeologists found 1,000-year-old cocaine in an ancient drug stash Humans who lived 1,000 years ago could never have imagined the incredible advancements the subsequent centuries would bring. What we consider to be our mundane daily routines would be utterly mind-blowing to our distant ancestors but, as a new discov...
01:52, 05/08/2019

No prison for mom after baby dies from drug-laced breast milk CHALFONT, Pa. — A Pennsylvania mother who prosecutors say killed her 11-week-old son with a lethal mix of drugs in her breast milk is not going to prison. Under terms of a plea agreement, a judge has sentenced 31-year-old Samantha Jones to three year...
09:00, 05/10/2019

Gilead donates anti-HIV drug for 200,000 people to help Trump initiative Pharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences will donate the anti-HIV drug Truvada to the federal government so it can move toward its goal to eliminate HIV transmission in a decade....
05:26, 05/10/2019

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Thursday, calling on Member States t...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Suspects arrested across Europe in drug gang investigation: Europol Twenty-two suspects have been arrested across Europe in a coordinated operation against a drug smuggling gang, European police agency Europol said on Wednesday....
19:52, 05/22/2019

Fibromyalgia sufferers given hope after diabetes drug 'eradicates pain' RESEARCHERS believe they've found the 'missing link' to understanding the mysterious condition and trials of a new treatment have had amazing results....
00:39, 05/10/2019

FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's cholesterol drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc's cholesterol drug Praluent as a treatment to cut the risk of heart attacks, stroke and other major cardiovascular events....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Chinese researchers try brain implants to treat drug addicts The treatment — deep brain stimulation — has long been used for movement disorders like Parkinson's. Now, the first clinical trial of DBS for methamphetamine addiction is being conducted at Shanghai's Ruijin Hospital, along with trials for opioid add...
14:13, 05/08/2019

The obscure advisory committees at the heart of the U.S. drug pricing debate Expectations were high last year for three new migraine drugs hitting the market from Amgen Inc, Eli Lilly and Co and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries....
16:26, 04/29/2019

Berlin park’s drug dealer solution panned by authorities BERLIN (AP) — A creative attempt by a downtown Berlin park manager to keep drug dealers away from families and joggers has been met with an emphatic “nein” from German officials. Cengiz Demirci demarcated certain areas in the popular Goer...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Indivior signs deal to sell schizophrenia drug in Canada British drugmaker Indivior Plc on Thursday signed a licensing agreement with HLS Therapeutics Inc for the sale of its schizophrenia drug Perseris in Canada....
00:39, 05/10/2019

Trump administration wants to shame Big Pharma into lowering drug prices The Trump administration will require pharmaceutical companies to disclose drug prices, which HHS Secretary Alex Azar hopes will push companies to lower drug prices....
16:00, 05/09/2019

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling pharmaceutical firms to keep prices high....
11:26, 05/24/2019

Commentary: We need to make sure new drug cures don't widen income gap for the poor Drugmakers need to make sure there's equitable access to effective therapies and that the destiny of a child with a debilitating disease doesn't turn on which insurance pool they're born into....
15:39, 05/20/2019

GSK pharma head flags need for speed in high-pressure drug market Doing things one at a time in drug development is not a luxury that GlaxoSmithKline can afford any longer, the head of pharmaceuticals at Britain's largest drugmaker told Reuters....
17:13, 06/17/2019

Russian media, celebrities protest against investigative journalist's drug bust Three of Russia's leading newspapers took the unusual step on Monday of publishing identical front page headlines to protest over what they suspect is the framing of an investigative journalist on drug charges....
19:13, 06/10/2019

Study: Deadly skin cancer growth slowed by three-drug therapy A combination of inhibitor drugs that block a form of melanoma known as BRAF V600E may help extend the lives of people with the disease, according to new research....
07:26, 06/07/2019

Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery to focus on anti-evolution treatments Most people who die of cancer are killed by drug-resistant tumours. Can a new research centre focussing on developing anti-evolution treatments change that?...
01:52, 05/16/2019

Experimental drug delays type 1 diabetes onset in mid-stage trial (Reuters Health) - In people at high risk for type 1 diabetes, 14 days of therapy with the experimental drug teplizumab delayed development of the disease by a year or more, according to results from a mid-stage study presented Sunday....
09:39, 06/10/2019

Bribes and lapdances: Drug firm founder guilty in opioid case The founder of a multi-billion dollar drug company has been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray to patients who did not need it....
12:13, 05/03/2019

Sanofi loses German patent case against Amgen over cholesterol drug Germany's highest civil court on Tuesday rejected French drugmaker Sanofi's bid to fend off a legal challenge by U.S. rival Amgen against Sanofi's cholesterol drug Praluent....
23:13, 06/04/2019

Trump administration will make drug companies post prices in commercials The Trump administration will require prescription drug companies to post prices in TV commercials, a move that is expected to trigger lawsuits over free speech....
15:26, 05/08/2019

HHS Secretary Azar: Drug makers must start listing prices in TV commercials Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced on Wednesday that prescription drug makers must begin disclosing their list prices in television commercials. The move by the Trump administration is aimed at lowering drug costs and providing t...
23:26, 05/08/2019

Mallinckrodt to settle U.S. drug marketing probe, fight kickback case Mallinckrodt Plc on Wednesday said it had tentatively agreed to pay $15.4 million to resolve a U.S. Justice Department probe into how a drugmaker it now owns marketed an expensive treatment for a rare infant seizure disorder and multiple sclerosis....
21:13, 06/05/2019

Bugs in a popular hospital pump may let attackers alter drug dosages Healthcare security firm CyberMDX has discovered two bugs affecting a popular infusion pump, allowing hijackers to remotely access and control it. Homeland Security has disclosed the vulnerabilities in the Alaris Gateway Workstation, a hospital pump....
07:39, 06/15/2019

Eight charged, 100 dogs seized in massive Florida dogfighting, drug ring Eight people in Florida are facing more than 80 federal charges in connection with a "large-scale" illegal dogfighting ring involving about 100 dogs.        ...
09:39, 06/12/2019

Drugmakers will have to reveal prices in TV ads, as step to reduce prescription drug costs Health Secretary Alex Azar says the Trump administration has finalized rules making drug companies disclose prescription prices on TV commercials.        ...
19:52, 05/08/2019

A generic drug from Argentina offers cystic fibrosis families hope Parents in the UK are banding together to buy a generic cystic fibrosis drug from Argentina because the NHS and a drug manufacturer cannot agree on a price...
16:26, 06/07/2019

NHS to fund drug that prolongs lives of children with muscle-wasting disease Spinraza to be made available to spinal muscular atrophy patientsA drug that could prolong the lives of children with a rare muscle-wasting disease has been approved by the NHS in England after lengthy negotiations with the manufacturer over the high...
13:26, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Catalyst Pharma sues FDA over approval of cheaper rival drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc, which has come under fire for the high price tag on its rare disease drug, on Wednesday sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to challenge the recent approval of a lower-cost rival drug....
17:26, 06/12/2019

The $2m drug reveals medical research as a casino culture | Kenan Malik Does Zolgensma, a revolutionary one-off treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, really need to cost so much?How much is a life worth? $2.15m? That’s the staggering price of a drug produced by the pharmaceutical giant Novartis that has just come on the...
07:39, 05/26/2019

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offenses The Moscow media outlet that employs investigative reporter Ivan Golunov believes he's been framed. Golunov is known for investigations into graft in Russia's capital, and has reportedly received recent death threats....
09:00, 06/08/2019

Michael Gove, a Contender to Succeed Theresa May, Admits to Past Drug Use Mr. Gove said that he had taken illegal drugs “on several occasions at social events more than 20 years ago.” He said it should not disqualify him in the leadership race....
01:52, 06/09/2019

This Park in Germany Has Designated ‘Pink Zone’ Areas for Drug Dealers A park in Berlin has designated areas for drug dealers to do business. The manager of Görlitzer Park in the Kreuzburg area of Berlin spray painted pink poxes on the ground to indicate areas where dealers will be allowed to operate, according to ...
07:26, 05/10/2019

AstraZeneca-Daiichi Sankyo breast cancer drug shows promise British drugmaker AstraZeneca and Japan's Daiichi Sankyo said on Wednesday their experimental treatment for breast cancer met its key goal in a mid-stage study, bolstering their position in a highly competitive oncology market....
10:52, 05/08/2019

Russian Reporter Who Exposed Moscow Graft Faces Drug Charges The police announced the detention of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist, on drug charges, a method to silence independent voices that critics say is common....
20:13, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 3-Canadian panel calls for universal public drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a C$15.3 billion ($11.5 billion) universal, single-payer public pharmacare system, and warned that the current system requires a ma...
23:39, 06/12/2019

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offences The Moscow media outlet investigative reporter Ivan Golunov worked for believe he has been framed. Golunov was known for his investigations into graft in Moscow and had allegedly received death threats recently....
17:52, 06/07/2019

Sajid Javid hits out at drug users in wake of Gove confession Home secretary speaks out after Tory leadership rival admits to taking cocaineSajid Javid, a Conservative leadership candidate, has hit out at the middle-class users of class A drugs who fail to think of the “countless lives destroyed” by the trade, ...
13:26, 06/09/2019

States bring price fixing suit against generic drug makers BOSTON (AP) — Attorneys general from more than 40 states are alleging the nation’s largest generic drug manufacturers conspired to artificially inflate and manipulate prices for more than 100 different generic drugs, including treatments for di...
23:13, 05/11/2019

Russia Detains Journalist on Drug Charges, Rattling Media Community The detention of a prominent Russian journalist known for investigating corruption has rattled the media community in the country and highlights the pressure faced by news outlets fighting to preserve their independence....
14:26, 06/09/2019

Gene-modified viruses rescue patient from drug-resistant 'superbug' Doctors normally resort to bacteriophages (bacteria-killing viruses) to kill antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" only when they've run out of options, in part because it's difficult to find the ideal example. It can take months or more just t...
21:26, 05/12/2019

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov arrested in Moscow on drug charges A prominent Russian investigative journalist, known for his reporting on corruption, has been arrested in Moscow, according to the state news agency TASS....
09:52, 06/08/2019

Philippines voters back Duterte and his drug war as he closes in on midterms victory Unofficial results show president’s allies have won nine key upper house seats, traditionally a bulwark against his controversial policiesPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies were poised for victory in midterm polls, according to unofficial ...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Many Marijuana Users Turn to the Drug for a Surprising Reason: Workout Fuel Most Americans don’t get anywhere near enough exercise — for all kinds of reasons. Some researchers have wondered whether a rise in the use of marijuana is one of them. “The stereotype is the kid on the couch eating Doritos, not bei...
20:39, 05/07/2019

NHS England, Biogen reach deal on pricey drug for deadly disorder England's National Health Service said it had reached a deal to pay for U.S. drugmaker Biogen Inc's expensive spinal muscle atrophy treatment Spinraza....
04:52, 05/15/2019

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov charged with attempted drug dealing A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been charged with attempted drug dealing, his lawyer said Saturday, in a case that has captured headlines and sparked protests in Russia....
20:13, 06/08/2019

How the Trump prescription for drug prices transparency could make health care well again Requiring pharmaceutical manufacturers to disclose drug costs in television ads might stimulate debate on who pays for what: Our view        ...
01:26, 05/17/2019

Inside Venezuela’s torturous intelligence and drug-running branch SEBIN In October, Fernando Alban –  the councilman of dissident Venezuelan political party Primero Justicia – spoke out against the embattled nation’s leader Nicolas Maduro at the United Nations in New York. On his return to Simon Bolivar International Air...
20:13, 05/21/2019

U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling against Merck on Fosamax osteoporosis drug The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling that had revived hundreds of lawsuits accusing Merck & Co of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fractures as a result of taking its osteoporosis drug Fosamax....
16:52, 05/20/2019

Cancer-Drug Giant Roche Loses Edge as Rivals Grow Switzerland’s Roche Holding has enjoyed years as an unrivaled force in oncology. Now, with more companies piling into the space and its top-selling drugs losing sales to lower-cost copies, that is about to change....
16:52, 04/28/2019

High fashion: North Macedonia uncovers drug-laced clothes SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Authorities in North Macedonia have charged three people with smuggling a suitcase packed with cocaine-laced clothes into the country from Peru. A statement from the prosecutor’s office Tuesday said checks conduct...
20:39, 05/28/2019

Senior Sinaloa drug cartel member extradited to U.S.: Justice Department A senior member of the Mexican Sinaloa drug cartel who was charged in 2012 has been extradited to the United States and will appear in court in Texas on Wednesday to face racketeering charges, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday....
07:52, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's cholesterol drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc's cholesterol drug Praluent as a treatment to cut the risk of heart attacks, stroke and other major cardiovascular events....
15:52, 04/28/2019

Man held in David Ortiz shooting charged with drug, weapons offenses A man being held in the Dominican Republic in connection with the shooting and serious wounding of retired Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was charged in New Jersey on Thursday with drug and weapons violations in an unrelated case, the U.S. Justice D...
22:39, 06/20/2019

U.S. Democratic hopeful Booker proposes clemency for thousands of drug offenders Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker said on Thursday he would consider releasing thousands of nonviolent drug offenders from federal prisons, vowing to use the president's pardon power to address inherent inequality in the justice system....
20:39, 06/20/2019

Accused David Ortiz shooter indicted on drug charges in New Jersey The bumbling Dominican hitman who allegedly confessed to accidentally shooting baseball legend David Ortiz was indicted in New Jersey Thursday for conspiring to distribute heroin and cocaine, federal prosecutors said. Accused hitman Rolfi Ferreira Cr...
20:26, 06/20/2019

Cory Booker vows to pursue clemency for nonviolent drug offenders WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker says if he’s elected, he plans to use the powers of the office to pursue clemency for what his campaign estimates is more than 17,000 prisoners incarcerated for nonviolent drug crimes. ...
18:39, 06/20/2019

The new drug highway: Pacific islands at centre of cocaine trafficking boom Explosion in number of boats carrying cocaine and meth from Latin America to Australia is causing havoc for islands on the way • Cocaine used as washing powder: police struggle with Pacific drug influxIt is the drug route you’ve never heard of: a mul...
09:00, 06/24/2019

Roche wins Japan approval for personalized cancer drug Rozlytrek Swiss drugmaker Roche's push into personalized cancer medicines hit a milestone on Tuesday with Japanese approval of a new drug, Rozlytrek, that targets patients who must be identified via genetic profiling....
15:26, 06/18/2019

Honduran anti-graft mission investigates ex-president over drug money Former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo is being investigated on suspicion of involvement in laundering illegal drug money as part of a wider probe into his 2010-14 administration, an international anti-corruption mission said on Friday....
12:39, 05/25/2019

The FDA just approved a baby-saving drug that carries an obscene $2.1 million price tag You can’t put a price on life, but that isn’t stopping Swiss drugmaker Novartis from trying. The company just scored approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a new treatment that could save the lives of hundreds of babies b...
20:39, 05/27/2019

This massive stash of cocaine is just a fraction one of largest drug busts in history Federal officials showed off thousands of pounds of cocaine — which amounted to only a fraction of the drug seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port — inside the city’s US Custom House on Friday. In total, authorities seized 35,000 pounds, or 17 and...
08:39, 06/22/2019

Florida sheriff plants sign saying, 'This drug house is closed for business’ A Florida sheriff’s office is letting would-be drug buyers that one of the homes where a suspected drug dealer sold his product is “closed for business.”...
00:52, 05/28/2019

First FDA-approved drug for postpartum depression hits market in June — but with a $34,000 price tag In June, Zulresso — the first medicine approved by the FDA to specifically treat postpartum depression — will hit the market. Sage Therapeutics, the maker of the drug, hopes it will also address the public's misconception about mental health....
16:26, 04/29/2019

Court hearing for 900-pound drug suspect will be held on loading dock A morbidly obese man weighing over 900 pounds is due to face drug charges Tuesday afternoon — in a makeshift courtroom convened on a loading dock. Kenneth Hicks, 48, is scheduled for the unusual hearing at 1:15 p.m. in Virginia because he is confined...
18:00, 05/21/2019

San Francisco homeless, drug problems won't be 'solved by government', Larry Elder says The drug abuse and homeless problems in cities like San Francisco will not be solved by government actions because they are "moral" and "spiritual" problems, according to conservative radio host Larry Elder....
07:52, 05/21/2019

Geraldo Rivera to pharmaceutical companies: ‘They’re drug pushers in white coats’ Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera got an inside look at the opioid crisis with a visit to the Sarasota County Jail in Florida. Speaking on “Fox & Friends” on Monday....
20:52, 04/29/2019

U.N. Issues Urgent Warning on the Growing Peril of Drug-Resistant Infections A new report says the overuse of antimicrobial drugs in humans, animals and plants is fueling resistant pathogens that could kill 10 million people annually by 2050....
01:52, 04/30/2019

Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: 'Nothing to hide' after alleged drug video surfaces Washington Capitals star forward Evgeny Kuznetsov said he has "nothing to hide" after a video surfaced of him sitting next to a table that had a powdery white substance on it....
20:26, 05/28/2019

How cell phones ruined turf drug dealers and cut the murder rate The increased use of cell phones reduced US homicide rates in the 1990s, according to new research distributed by the National Bureau of Economic Research. The popularity of cell phones undermined the turf-based business model for illegal drug dealin...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Celgene spins off $1.9B drug Otezla, a roadblock in Bristol-Myers merger Celgene, the prescription drugmaker selling itself to Bristol-Myers Squibb for $74 billion, agreed to spin off arthritis medicine Otezla to satisfy anticompetition concerns raised in a Federal Trade Commission review of the deal....
22:26, 06/24/2019

Staggering drug bust shows traffickers turning to East Coast This week's staggering cocaine bust in Philadelphia is another sign that traffickers are turning to East Coast seaports as a result of increased law enforcement pressure along the country's southwest border....
03:13, 06/20/2019

Honduras president targeted in DEA drug-trafficking and money laundering investigation The President of Honduras has been named as a target in a DEA investigation into drug-trafficking and money laundering, according to US Federal Court documents....
23:13, 05/31/2019

Nottinghamshire say Alex Hales is ready for ‘long road back’ after drug ban • Batsman set to play against Durham after meeting with hierarchy• Hales was removed from England’s provisional World Cup squadAlex Hales will return to cricket with Nottinghamshire on Friday for the first steps of what his club have called “a long r...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Drug dogs face an uncertain fate if marijuana is legalized in New York Legalization of marijuana could limit or end the work of hundreds of trained canines. "You have to get all new drug dogs," one former officer said.        ...
04:52, 05/24/2019

Facebook created a 'gateway drug' to introduce billions to cryptocurrency, experts say Long-time blockchain technologists say Facebook's Libra digital currency will introduce billions to cryptocurrencies, but the company's problems with trust and privacy remain an obstacle....
21:39, 06/18/2019

"Mom, Police", Yelled Parrot As Cops Chased Drug Dealers. Now In Custody A parrot was taken into custody Monday after nearly spoiling a raid while playing lookout for two crack-dealing suspects by repeatedly yelling, "Mamae, policia!" according to Brazilian police in the......
15:13, 04/28/2019

Amarinder Singh Seeks PM Modi's Help To Curb Drug Menace In Punjab Reiterating his demand for a national drugs policy to check the drug menace, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention, an official said on Sunday....
15:39, 06/02/2019

Nancy Pelosi's Drug Price Compromise Is Bad Policy and Worse Politics Mere weeks ago, we brought you the news that progressive House Democrats were joyful that Democratic leadership was not “wedded” to a terrible drug pricing proposal that would appoint an arbitrator to set drug prices. This is what I wrote at the time...
18:13, 05/24/2019

Common nerve pain drug linked to suicidal behavior, overdose (Reuters Health) - A class of medications used for nerve and muscle pain, including the popular drug Lyrica, increases users' risks for suicidal behavior, unintentional overdoses, injuries and car accidents - and the risks are particularly high for t...
08:39, 06/18/2019

Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of participating in a scheme to bribe doctor...
01:13, 05/03/2019

The 6 craziest quotes from that Anjelica Huston interview, from drug use to her Oprah beef In a wide-ranging interview "Addams Family" star Angelica Huston, 67, opened up about her past drug use and her relationships with Jack Nicholson and Ryan O'Neal.        ...
22:39, 05/01/2019

Use of male mice skews drug research against women, study finds Male animal bias is unjustified and can lead to drugs that work less well for womenThe male mind is rational and orderly while the female one is complicated and hormonal. It is a stereotype that has skewed decades of neuroscience research towards usi...
16:13, 05/31/2019

Trump, Democratic leaders to meet on drug prices soon: White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with congressional Democratic leaders soon to discuss drug prices, the White House said on Tuesday following infrastructure talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer....
21:52, 04/30/2019

Two-thirds of Americans blame drug companies for opioid crisis, new poll says About two-thirds of Americans believe drug companies are to blame for the opioid crisis, although nearly as many hold drug users themselves responsible, a new poll finds....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Ness Wadia's Sentencing In Drug Case May Lead To IPL Team's Suspension As per the Operational Rules of IPL, no team official can act in a manner which brings disrepute to the team, the league, the BCCI or the game on or off the field....
10:00, 05/01/2019

Drug company founder, 4 other former executives guilty in opioid kickback scheme The founder of Arizona-based drug company Insys Therapeutics and four other former executives were convicted Wednesday of conspiring to pay doctors bribes and kickbacks to boost sales of the highly addictive opioid spray Subsys....
01:13, 05/03/2019

GSK expects shingles drug sales to exceed $1.3 billion after 'fantastic' quarter GlaxoSmithKline forecast 2019 sales of its fast-growing shingles vaccine Shingrix to be "significantly" more than 1 billion pounds ($1.31 billion) on Wednesday as the British drugmaker outpaced first quarter forecasts....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Honduran president was targeted by U.S. drug trafficking probe: court filing U.S. authorities have targeted Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez in an investigation of large-scale drug trafficking and money laundering, a recent court filing shows....
01:13, 05/31/2019

Health Canada’s drug safety warnings not consistent with other countries’: report Health Canada issued warnings for only half of drug-safety issues identified in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, a new report finds....
16:39, 05/01/2019

Intriguing New Drug Therapies May Boost Social Skills in People with Autism New research seems to show encouraging progress in helping treat the complex neurodevelopmental disorder autism. Two unrelated clinical trials, involving men and children with autism, suggest that using drugs to interact with a hormone called vasopre...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Honduran anti-graft mission probes ex-president over drug money An international anti-corruption mission in Honduras said on Friday it is investigating former president Porfirio Lobo on suspicion of involvement in laundering illegal drug money as part of a wider probe into his 2010-14 administration....
02:26, 05/25/2019

Conatus Pharma to explore options as liver disease drug fails trial Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday it plans to explore options and implement a restructuring plan after its liver disease drug failed in a mid-stage trial....
03:52, 06/25/2019

Duterte administration hits back at claims president is involved in drug syndicate Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's administration has strongly denied he has links to a drug syndicate, dismissing explosive allegations made by a man who went by the online pseudonym "Bikoy."...
09:39, 05/08/2019

Billionaire founder of opioid firm guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe drug John Kapoor, 75, also guilty of defrauding insurance companiesProsecutors say fentanyl drug Subsys fuelled opioid epidemicThe head of a leading drug manufacturer has been found guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe a dangerous painkiller to patients...
22:52, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Canadian panel calls for universal public prescription drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a C$15.3 billion ($11.5 billion) universal, single-payer public pharmacare system, and warned that the current framework requires s...
19:26, 06/12/2019

Drug Firm Founder, Executives Convicted Guilty In Opioid Bribery Scheme The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the US opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of......
05:52, 05/03/2019

McKesson, Drug Distribution Giant, Settles Lawsuit Over Opioids in West Virginia The state accused the nation’s largest drug distributor of flooding rural counties with opioids. McKesson denied the allegations in a $37 million settlement....
00:39, 05/03/2019

To catch a drug thief, hospital secretly recorded births, women’s surgeries Enlarge / Not where you want a hidden camera. (credit: Getty | Brendan Hoffman) A California hospital faces a lawsuit from 81 women who allege they were secretly filmed by hidden cameras in labor and delivery operating rooms while undergoing extre...
12:13, 05/02/2019

GW Pharma's epilepsy drug meets main goal in late-stage trial GW Pharmaceuticals Plc said on Monday its drug Epidiolex was successful in treating seizures in patients with a rare form of childhood epilepsy called tuberous sclerosis complex during a late-stage trial....
02:39, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump, Democratic leaders to meet on drug prices soon -White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with congressional Democratic leaders soon to discuss drug prices, the White House said on Tuesday following infrastructure talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer....
22:39, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump, Democratic leaders to meet on drug prices soon -White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with congressional Democratic leaders soon to discuss drug prices, the White House said on Tuesday following infrastructure talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer....
21:26, 04/30/2019

Eli Lilly misses estimates for top-selling diabetes drug Trulicity, shares slip Eli Lilly and Co on Tuesday reported lower-than-expected first-quarter sales for its top-selling diabetes drug Trulicity, saying they were partly hurt by programs that allow patients to try newer drugs at little or no cost to them as insurance compan...
20:13, 04/30/2019

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would face legal challenges if adopted....
23:52, 06/20/2019

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would face legal challenges if adopted....
00:26, 06/21/2019

David Ortiz shooting suspect indicted on drug conspiracy charges in New Jersey New Jersey man Rolfi Ferreira Cruz, suspected of shooting David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic, was indicted on drug conspiracy charges Thursday.       ...
05:13, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 6-Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of participating in a scheme to bribe doctor...
01:52, 05/03/2019

New Government Estimates Offer Early Hope That Drug Overdose Deaths Are Waning After years of sharp increases in fatal drug overdoses in the U.S., provisional federal data provide reason for cautious optimism. The drug overdose death rate dropped slightly between 2017 and 2018, according to the new estimates, after two decades ...
21:13, 06/11/2019

Spanish police smash drug ring smuggling cocaine-infused plastic Police in Spain have arrested 12 members of a crime ring which smuggled cocaine-infused plastic products from Colombia before extracting the drug at three specialized laboratories....
16:52, 05/30/2019

Mississippi Mayor Offers Drug Dealers and Gang Members $10,000 to Get the Hell Out of His City If you’re a drug dealer, “wannabe criminal” (apparently the pros are exempt) or gang member in Clarksdale, Miss., now’s your time to cash out because Mayor Chuck Espy has $10,000 with your name on it....
19:52, 05/21/2019

Golden Vessel Used In Scythian Drug-Fueled Rituals Is Expected to Sell for $57K At Auction A remarkable tiny golden vessel is going on auction in London. The item comes from the nomadic Scythian culture, who once dominated the Eurasian Steppe in classical times. It is valued at 45,000 GBP or $57,000 and is being sold by Timeline Auctioneer...
04:26, 05/28/2019

Drug traffickers tied to El Chapo’s cartel smuggled fentanyl, heroin to the Bronx Nearly two dozen drug traffickers with ties to El Chapo’s Sinaloa cartel allegedly smuggled heroin and fentanyl from Mexico to the Bronx — drugs that ended up being sold on the streets in $10 packets, authorities said Wednesday. A 20-mont...
06:26, 06/06/2019

J&J analyst day tries to steer focus to drug business as talc baby powder comes under fire Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical business will take the spotlight Wednesday at the company's analyst day as the company shares its plans for the next few years and tries to allay investors' concerns over talc-based baby powder....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Colorado became the first state to cap the monthly cost of insulin at $100. Here's why the life-saving drug is so expensive. Colorado became the first state to pass a bill capping the monthly cost of insulin per resident at $100. Type 1 diabetics need insulin to survive. Due to drastic price increases, many diabetics are struggling to afford the lifesaving drug. In the p...
22:52, 05/28/2019

'A grand experiment': how 'shrooms made Denver America's most drug-friendly city With the decriminalization of psilocybin, the Colorado city has cemented its pioneering drug-friendly statusM held up the jarful of mushroom caps and stems, most of which showed the “blue bruising” unique to mushrooms that contain the natural halluci...
01:13, 05/20/2019

Florida Lottery winner of $1M among suspects rounded up in major drug bust: reports A little more than a year ago, Karlee Harbst was the smiling winner of a $1 million prize in the Florida Lottery. Last week, she was among suspects apprehended in a major drug bust, according to reports....
10:00, 05/19/2019

Spanish police bust drug ring that smuggled cocaine-laced plastic Spanish police have busted a cocaine-smuggling ring that dodged detection by mixing the drug with industrial plastic pellets before chemically removing it in three specially designed laboratories....
18:26, 05/29/2019

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, but the minority party did not bite....
04:52, 05/17/2019

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administration regulatory changes to Obamacare that Democrats view as sabotage. The final vote was 234-183....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Real estate broker Robert Futterman fired from his company after drug bust New York real estate broker Robert Futterman has been fired from his own company, The Post has learned. Futterman, who last year sold his firm Robert K. Futterman & Associates to BGC Partners and Newmark and has been chairman of Newmark RKF, was term...
20:26, 05/29/2019

‘The IAAF Will Not Drug Me.’ Olympian Caster Semenya Appeals Court’s Testosterone Ruling (JOHANNESBURG) — Caster Semenya has appealed against the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision to uphold testosterone regulations for some female athletes in track and field. The two-time Olympic 800-meter champion’s lawyers say...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Watch: Ocasio-Cortez's Beautiful Takedown of CEO Charging Nearly $2,000 for HIV Drug That Costs $8 in Australia Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) was last seen sitting on her dragon inside King’s Landing. It was a moment of reflection. She could fly back to her home because her work was done, thusly letting CEO fuckbois live, or she could flame their asse...
22:26, 05/17/2019

Brain scans reveal magic mushroom drug enhances mindfulness meditation Both meditation and psychedelic drugs can lead to more self-awareness and serenity. Now a study has found that combining the two seems to magnify the effect...
02:00, 05/30/2019

Court reverses couple’s drug convictions after prosecutor mocks patron saint Luis Morales-Montanez and Jessica Acosta were convicted of selling $20,000 worth of methamphetamine by Chief District Judge Karen Caldwell in Lexington in 2017 and sentenced to 15 years in prison. But a three-panel appeals court on Wednesday unanimou...
01:26, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling against Merck on Fosamax osteoporosis drug The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling that had revived hundreds of lawsuits accusing Merck & Co of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fractures as a result of taking its osteoporosis drug Fosamax....
16:52, 05/20/2019

Colombian ex rebel takes congressional seat amid drug trafficking charges A former commander of the Marxist FARC rebel group took his seat in congress on Tuesday, 11 days after being released from prison on drug trafficking charges that prevented him from being sworn in last year....
17:26, 06/11/2019

Colts OT Antonio Garcia suspended for violating NFL performance-enhancing drug policy A former third-round pick by the New England Patriots in 2017, Antonio Garcia spent the second half of last season on the Indianapolis practice squad.       ...
04:39, 06/11/2019

For the First Time, an Expert Panel Is Recommending a Drug to Prevent High-Risk Groups From Getting HIV Over the past few decades, doctors and researchers have made admirable progress in controlling the spread of HIV, mainly by using anti-HIV drugs in powerful combinations that can make it harder for the virus to infect cells and pump out more copies o...
19:39, 06/11/2019

Central Park Five detective testifies at drug dealer’s cold case trial A retired NYPD detective known for his involvement in the "Central Park Five" case was also the lead investigator on the 1990 murder of drug dealer Juan Deleon — and testified Monday at the alleged killer’s trial....
03:00, 06/11/2019

Hundreds of drug dogs could face an uncertain fate if marijuana is legalized in New York Legalization of marijuana could limit or end the work of hundreds of already-trained canines. "You have to get all new drug dogs," one former officer said.        ...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Drug lord may have hired David Ortiz shooter over alleged affair with his wife Authorities in the Dominican Republic believe David Ortiz was shot by two police officers hired by a drug lord who thought the former Red Sox slugger was having an affair with his wife, according to a report. Three law enforcement sources have confir...
21:26, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 5-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
02:39, 05/25/2019

Indiana Pacers guard Tyreke Evans dismissed from NBA for two years for drug violation Guard Tyreke Evans has been "dismissed and disqualified" from the NBA for two years for violating the league's anti-drug program.        ...
04:26, 05/18/2019

FDA approves Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy — making it the world's most expensive drug The therapy, Zolgensma, is a one-time treatment for spinal muscular atrophy — a muscle-wasting disease and leading genetic cause of infant mortality, affecting 1 in every 11,000 live births....
23:13, 05/24/2019

Lilly's new migraine drug pulls ahead of Amgen in fierce battle for new prescriptions Eli Lilly and Co has pulled ahead in a three-way race with Amgen Inc and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd in attracting new patients to a new class of migraine drugs, and seeks to build on that advantage by stressing that its therapy can completely...
01:52, 05/11/2019

White nationalist gang charged with directing killings and drug smuggling from prison Members and associates of the Aryan Brotherhood are charged with racketeering and conspiracy, among other chargesLeaders of a white nationalist prison gang were charged Thursday with directing killings and drug smuggling from within the most secure ...
10:26, 06/07/2019

Novartis $2 million gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
09:13, 05/25/2019

Frank Lucas, the drug lord who inspired American Gangster, dies aged 88 Mobster who climbed ranks of New York crime in 1970s was played by Denzel Washington in acclaimed 2007 movieFrank Lucas, the former New York drug kingpin whose life was the subject of the 2007 movie American Gangster, has died.Lucas, who was 88, died...
09:00, 06/01/2019

Legitimate opioid prescriptions increase risk for drug users who doctor shop About one in every 200 people prescribed opioids in 2016 had a family member who sought medications from multiple prescribers and to fill them at multiple pharmacies, a practice known as doctor shopping....
03:26, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Conatus Pharma to explore options as liver disease drug fails trial Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday it plans to explore options and implement a restructuring plan after its liver disease drug failed in a mid-stage trial....
04:13, 06/25/2019

Drug dealer peddled heroin, fentanyl and coke at Manhattan fast food spots Want some oxy with those fries? A Manhattan drug dealer peddled heroin, fentanyl and cocaine in broad daylight at popular fast food spots — like McDonald’s, Chipotle and Au Bon Pain — while women with small children and babies stood just feet away, a...
03:13, 06/19/2019

Ex-NBA star Lamar Odom admits to using prosthetic penis to cheat Olympic drug test NBA champion Lamar Odom revealed in his upcoming memoir, "Darkness to Light," that he cheated a drug test in order to play for USA Basketball.        ...
01:26, 05/19/2019

Conservative MPs call for inquiry as veterans, families seek acknowledgement in malaria drug lawsuit Mefloquine is an anti-malarial drug used by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) since 1992 in deployments including Somalia, Congo, Rwanda and Afghanistan....
11:52, 06/20/2019

Bond film extra killed with fatal dose of chemsex drug, jury told Gerald Matovu accused of murdering Eric Michels in London after Grindr meet-upAn alleged fraudster met a Bond film actor on the dating app Grindr then killed him with a fatal dose of a chemsex drug, a court has heard.Gerald Matovu, 25, used a syringe...
23:26, 05/21/2019

Lamar Odom reveals he used prosthetic penis to pass drug test so he could play at the Olympics An upcoming memoir by two time NBA champion Lamar Odom shed light on some of his past transgressions during his basketball career, with one excerpt saying he cheated a drug test to play for the United States basketball team at the 2004 Olympics in At...
02:00, 05/19/2019

Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks spoke about emotional pain and drug addiction before death Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks became a nationally known speaker on the dangers of addiction. His family says he "lost his battle" this weekend.        ...
09:13, 05/22/2019

Drug costs should be a 'prominent issue' in Trump trade talks: Mount Sinai Health CEO The rest of the world should pay their fair share when it comes to the cost of drugs, which should lower prices for Americans, says Mount Sinai Health CEO Kenneth Davis....
01:13, 06/22/2019

Drug bust reveals New York home doubled as illicit day care center: report Authorities in New York conducting a drug bust at a Rockland County home Tuesday were shocked after six children were reportedly discovered inside the residence at the time of the bust....
22:52, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Eli Lilly misses estimates for top-selling diabetes drug Trulicity, shares slip Eli Lilly and Co reported lower-than-expected sales for its top-selling diabetes drug Trulicity on Tuesday and said it expects further hits from price declines in the United States, sending its shares down 3 percent....
15:52, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Lilly's new migraine drug pulls ahead of Amgen in fierce battle for new prescriptions Eli Lilly and Co has pulled ahead in a three-way race with Amgen Inc and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd in attracting new patients to a new class of migraine drugs, and seeks to build on that advantage by stressing that its therapy can completely...
01:00, 05/11/2019

South Carolina man who mistakenly shot, killed daughter arrested on drug charges, police say A man in South Carolina who shot and killed his daughter after mistaking her for a potential intruder was arrested Monday on drug charges, according to police. ...
20:26, 05/21/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli moved from prison after claim he ran drug firm with banned cellphone Notorious drug-company fraudster Martin Shkreli has been removed from a federal prison in Fort Dix, New Jersey, after claims that he was running his pharmaceuticals firm Phoenixus while locked up with the help of a contraband cellphone....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Nah, Fam: Regina Hall Nixes Whitney Houston Drug Joke in Her Show Black Monday If her character on Showtime’s Black Monday is any indication, Regina Hall revels in being on the edge when it comes to comedy. But she finds nothing funny about the disease of drug addiction, as she shared while explaining why she asked the writers ...
16:26, 05/29/2019

Oral Novo Nordisk diabetes drug poses no more heart risk than placebo -study An experimental oral form of a Novo Nordisk drug for type 2 diabetes posed no greater risk of serious heart problems or death than a placebo in patients at high risk for such complications, according to data from a large study presented on Tuesday....
21:39, 06/11/2019

Exclusive: U.S. drug czar to travel to China to press government to stop fentanyl trafficking U.S. drug czar James Carroll says he will be traveling to China by year's end to inspect their efforts to crack down on fentanyl manufacturers and press them to do more....
03:13, 05/18/2019

Drug company founder, executives convicted of bribe scheme that fueled U.S. opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc and four colleagues were found guilty on Thursday of bribing doctors to prescribe the drugmaker's addictive painkiller, helping to drive the U.S. opioid drug abuse crisis....
21:13, 05/02/2019

Melania Trump announces expansion of her 'Be Best' initiative with focus on child welfare and drug abuse First Lady Melania Trump marked the anniversary of her "Be Best" campaign on Tuesday by announcing the expansion of the initiative and another international trip for the president's wife. ...
22:26, 05/07/2019

Oral Novo Nordisk diabetes drug poses no more heart risk than placebo: study An experimental oral form of a Novo Nordisk drug for type 2 diabetes posed no greater risk of serious heart problems or death than a placebo in patients at high risk for such complications, according to data from a large study presented on Tuesday....
21:39, 06/11/2019

Morgan Stanley lets clients use donor-advised funds focused on drug discovery Morgan Stanley is teaming up with the Harrington Discovery Institute to let clients make targeted donations to help fuel the creation of new treatments for diseases....
03:26, 06/05/2019

Mexican cartels using border migrant crisis to distract agents from drug smuggling, Carroll says Mexican cartels are using the migrant crisis at the southern border to overwhelm U.S. agents stationed there so they can smuggle drugs here with greater ease, said James Carroll, the director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy....
07:13, 05/16/2019

Tennessee House Speaker's Chief of Staff Resigns After He's Outed for Harassment, Drug Use, Racism Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada’s chief of staff Cade Cothren has resigned after allegations that he sent sexually explicit text messages to former interns, lobbyists, and campaign staffers, according to USA Today’s Tennessean. Casada was also al...
09:26, 05/07/2019

AstraZeneca's blood cancer drug meets main goal in late-stage trial AstraZeneca Plc said on Thursday its blood cancer drug met the main goal of a final stage trial, taking the treatment one step closer to a marketing approval as the drugmaker seeks to bolster its oncology portfolio....
16:00, 06/06/2019

Mallinckrodt paid 'kickbacks' to keep drug price high, and stuck taxpayers with bill, DOJ lawsuit says The pharmaceutical company responsible for one of the largest drug price increases in US history "knowingly paid illegal kickbacks" as part of an elaborate scheme to make millions and stick the American taxpayer with the bill, the US Department of Ju...
02:52, 06/06/2019

Police seize over $600K in cash, Bitcoin, and Monero in worldwide dark web drug bust Police have busted two prolific dark web drug markets in a global sting, seizing six-figure amounts of Bitcoin and Monero cryptocurrency, as well as loads of narcotics. “[The Wall Street Market] was the world’s second largest dark web market, enablin...
16:39, 05/03/2019

Teva drops 16% after states accuse drugmaker of conspiring to hike generic drug prices Forty-four U.S. states, led Connecticut Attorney General William Tong, claim 20 drug companies, including Teva, "systematically" divided up the market for generic drugs to avoid competing with one another....
19:00, 05/13/2019

Seattle Genetics, Astellas drug rapidly shrinks tumors in bladder cancer study An experimental drug developed by Seattle Genetics Inc and Astellas Pharma Inc led to significant, rapid tumor shrinkage in patients with advanced bladder cancer who had been previously treated with immunotherapy and chemotherapy in a midstage trial,...
22:00, 06/03/2019

A prosecutor ridiculed a couple's patron saint. So a court reversed their drug convictions A prosecutor lambasted defendants for worshiping the patron saint of narcotraffickers, "Jesús Malverde." Saint also is known as angel of the poor.        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

100 arrested as Florida drug bust nets enough fentanyl 'to kill everyone in Brevard County': police Police in Brevard County, Fla., arrested 100 people in a monthslong drug investigation involving the seizure of enough fentanyl to kill every person in the county....
07:00, 05/02/2019