Tag: Pharmaceutical

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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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Andrew Left, one of Wall Street’s most prominent short-sellers, said Tilray Inc gave his firm its “worst day ever in the market” two months ago when its shares almost doubled in one session, but he remains bearish on the Canadian cannabis company. Andrew Left, the founder of Citron Research, speaks during […]

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LONDON (Reuters) – Consumers and the pharmaceuticals industry alike are anxious about medicine supplies, if there is no deal on Britain’s departure from the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Protesters demonstrate against the possible stockpiling of medecines and food in the event of a no-deal Brexit in London, Britain. Aug 22, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo While […]

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – A growing number of U.S. seniors are choosing Medicare Advantage, the popular private insurance alternative to traditional coverage. But a new report by federal investigators finds that Advantage plans have a pattern of inappropriately denying patient claims. FILE PHOTO: Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules are arranged in the shape of a U.S. dollar […]

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(Reuters) – Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd (4502.T) said on Thursday Japan’s Fair Trade Commission had approved its $62 billion acquisition of Shire Plc (SHP.L), bringing the Japanese firm closer to sealing a deal that will make it a global top 10 drugmaker. FILE PHOTO: Takeda Pharmaceutical Co’s logo is seen at its new headquarters in […]

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(Reuters) – AbbVie Inc (ABBV.N) said on Friday that Chief Financial Officer William Chase is retiring in mid-2019 and named its controller, Robert Michael, his immediate successor as CFO. FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the share price for Pharmaceutical maker AbbVie on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 18, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File […]

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ZURICH/MUNICH (Reuters) – An immunotherapy cocktail from Roche helped slow an aggressive type of breast cancer where new treatments have proven elusive, offering positive news for the Swiss drugmaker as it chases medicines produced by its rivals. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss Pharmaceutical company Roche is seen outside their headquarters in Basel January 30, […]

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<!–[CDATA[MILAN/LONDON (Reuters) – A joint venture between Procter & Gamble and Italian healthcare group Angelini is working to create a sustainable recycling loop that would allow dirty diapers to be turned into plastic bottle caps and viscose clothing. A staff member works in a diaper recycling facility in Spresiano near Treviso, northern Italy, August 31, […]

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Express Scripts Holding Co, one of the largest U.S. prescription benefits managers, will cover new migraine drugs from Eli Lilly and Amgen Inc, but exclude a rival medication from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd after price negotiations with all three manufacturers. The decision represents a setback for Israel-based Teva , which is […]

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MILAN/LONDON (Reuters) – A joint venture between Procter & Gamble and Italian healthcare group Angelini is working to create a sustainable recycling loop that would allow dirty diapers to be turned into plastic bottle caps and viscose clothing. A staff member works in a diaper recycling facility in Spresiano near Treviso, northern Italy, August 31, […]

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