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Trump thanks Novartis, Pfizer for not raising drug prices 11:34am BST

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday thanked two major drug companies for not raising their prices and said his administration was working toward "substantially" cutting prescription-drug prices.


Novartis to pay 95 million euros to Galapagos, MorphoSys for skin drug 7:26am BST

ZURICH Novartis said on Thursday it will pay 95 million euros ($110.49 million) to Galapagos and MorphoSys to license a prospective medicine targeting the skin condition atopic dermatitis, as the Swiss drugmaker strengthens its foothold in immunology.

Mersana's cancer drug trial put on hold by FDA; shares halted 1:38pm BST

Mersana Therapeutics said on Thursday an early stage trial testing its lead cancer drug has been put on partial hold by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration after a patient's death was possibly linked to the treatment.

More U.S. teens saying 'no' to smoking and drinking 4:18pm BST

(Reuters Health) - High school students in the U.S. are a lot more sober than they used to be, a new study suggests.

AngioDynamics to pay $12.5 million over false claims allegations: U.S. Justice Department 18 Jul 2018

WASHINGTON AngioDynamics Inc has agreed to pay the U.S. government $12.5 million to resolve allegations it caused healthcare providers to submit false claims to federal healthcare programs over the use of two medical devices, the Justice Department said on Wednesday.