Category: Somaderm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Drugmakers Pfizer Inc, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co and Sanofi SA said on Wednesday that their chief executives plan to testify at a Senate hearing on rising prescription drug prices later this month. FILE PHOTO: Sanofi’s Chief Executive Officer Olivier Brandicourt attends the company’s shareholders meeting in Paris, France, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Charles […]

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – When Medicare prescription drug insurance was created in 2003, the idea that beneficiaries with very high drug costs should pick up 5 percent of the tab seemed reasonable – but that was well before specialty drugs were invented that carry price tags in the tens of thousands of dollars. FILE PHOTO: A […]

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FILE PHOTO: A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo CHICAGO (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson said on Thursday it will start adding the price of its medicines to television commercials by next month, becoming the first drugmaker to heed a call by U.S. President Donald […]

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency added eight members on Thursday to its scientific advisory board tasked with providing independent input for agency policy, a list that includes at least one vocal climate-change doubter. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at EPA headquarters in Washington, […]

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Germany, France and the UK have announced they have set up a mechanism allowing “legitimate trade” with Iran to continue in wake of US sanctions. The scheme, limited to “essential” goods for now, could be joined by more countries. The new payment system is called INSTEX – short for ‘Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges’. […]

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Highlights: Phase 1 of Strathmore Plant restart now underway with electricity generation targeted for March 2019  Strathmore Plant will generate revenue for EarthRenew as peaking electricity supplier to the Alberta grid  Design work to host cryptocurrency miners powered by on-site electricity generation complete, hosting agreements under discussion  Engineering review for Phase 2 restart of organic […]

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FILE PHOTO: Smoke rises from a chimney among houses as new high-rise residential buildings are seen under construction on a hazy day in the city centre of Tangshan, Hebei province February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s top steelmaking city of Tangshan issued a second-level or “orange” pollution alert on Tuesday in […]

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FILE PHOTO: Smoke rises from a chimney among houses as new high-rise residential buildings are seen under construction on a hazy day in the city centre of Tangshan, Hebei province February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s top steelmaking city of Tangshan issued a second-level or “orange” pollution alert on Tuesday in […]

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File photo: Apple CEO Tim Cook talks about the new Apple Watch during an Apple event on Monday, March 9, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) Apple Watch has already been credited with saving lives by alerting wearers about heart conditions. But can the smartwatch prevent strokes? A new Johnson & Johnson study aims […]

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(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday forecast 2019 sales that fell short of analysts’ estimates and said it expected further pressure on U.S. prescription drug prices, weighing on the broader Pharmaceutical sector. A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake J&J, the first major drugmaker to […]

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