Tag: Pharma

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Novartis AG (NOVN.S) and Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE) are among nearly 30 drugmakers that have taken steps to raise the U.S. prices of their medicines in January, ending a self-declared halt to increases made by a Pharma industry under pressure from the Trump administration, according to documents seen by Reuters. FILE […]

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LONDON (Reuters) – GlaxoSmithKline plans to split into two businesses — one for prescription drugs and vaccines, the other for over-the-counter products — after forming a new joint venture with Pfizer’s consumer Health division. <img title="Drugmaker GSK to split after striking Pfizer consumer health deal" alt="Drugmaker GSK to split after striking Pfizer consumer health deal" […]

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LONDON (Reuters) – Rapid advances in cancer science have increased the number of new oncology drugs being developed, but delays in regulation and approvals mean patients in Europe often wait years to be able to access them, researchers said on Tuesday. A report led by Britain’s Institute for Cancer Research (ICR) found the average time […]

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Walmart (WMT.N) and Home Depot (HD.N), two of the top 10 U.S. employers, have embraced a Health insurance strategy that punishes drugmakers for using discount cards to keep patients from switching or stopping their medications. FILE PHOTO – A worker walks past the pharmacy in a new Walmart Express store in […]

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(Reuters) – Express Scripts Holding Co (ESRX.O) built a multi-billion enterprise pressuring drug companies to lower their prices for U.S. patients. Now it is quietly building a side business: getting paid to help drug companies dispense a new generation of high-priced drugs. FILE PHOTO: Express Scripts Chief Medical Officer Steve Miller poses for a portrait […]

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