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Pfizer nears deal to combine off-patent drug business with Mylan

A man walks past Pfizer’s world headquarters in New York. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Pfizer, the world’s largest drugmaker, plans to divest its off-patent drug business and combine it with generic-drug maker Mylan, according to a person familiar with the matter. The deal, expected to be announced Monday, will result in Pfizer shareholders owning most… Read More »

New Drug Significantly Increases Survival Of Younger Women With Advanced Breast Cancer

A new drug called a cyclin inhibitor has significantly improved the survival of younger women with advanced breast cancer. Photo credit: Getty royalty-free. Getty New results presented today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual Meeting in Chicago have shown that the addition of a drug called a cyclin inhibitor significantly increases the chance of… Read More »

Amazon’s online drug push has one start-up cutting staff and selling pharmacies to help businesses compete – CNBC

Analysts say Amazon is poised to disrupt the $ 934.8 billion dollar global pharmaceutical industry. PillPack Nimble Pharmacy was among a crop of emerging companies, backed by venture capitalists, aiming to deliver prescription drugs from their own pharmacies to consumers’ homes or offices. Then Amazon bought online pharmacy PillPack in 2018, and Nimble needed to… Read More »