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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Wednesday it could launch its migraine treatment as early as mid-September, after an initial delay.
Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Wednesday it could launch its migraine treatment as early as mid-September, after an initial delay.
Migraine is a serious neurological disease, which has significant effects on patients’ daily life. Patients suffer from debilitating pain and physical impairment along with fear of the next attack. It is estimated that patients with frequent migraine attacks may lose more than half of their life to the disease.
This week AstraZeneca (AZN - Free Report) , Novartis (NVS - Free Report) and Eli Lilly (LLY - Free Report) announced regulatory and pipeline updates on line extensions of their marketed drugs. While AstraZeneca’s asthma drug Fasenra failed to meet the primary endpoint in a late-stage study evaluating it for an expanded indication — chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (“COPD”); Lilly’s migraine candidate galcanezumab met the same in a late-stage study, evaluating it for another indication — prevention of episodic cluster headache.
Amgen (AMGN - Free Report) and partner Novartis (NVS - Free Report) announced that the FDA has approved their pipeline candidate Aimovig (erenumab) for the prevention of migraine.
Amgen and Novartis are set to commercially launch the migraine prevention treatment Aimovig™ (erenumab)in the U.S. next week--the first calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor inhibitor approved by the FDA.
Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) shares saw a nice bump after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday approved Aimovig (erenumab), Amgen’s preventive treatment of migraine in adults. It is the first FDA-approved preventive migraine treatment in a new class of drugs, which work by blocking the activity of calcitonin gene-related peptide, which is believed to play a critical role in migraine attacks.
AGN's Restasis receives about 4% of its revenue from Canada. Q1 2018 Restasis revenue fell 15% Y/Y.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Tuesday said it has more than doubled its investment in generic drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd , and confirmed it has become Apple Inc's second-largest shareholder.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:TEVA) stock has been decimated over the years. It fell 75% off the highs of 2015. This morning the stock is rallying on the news that the famed investor Warren Buffett doubled his stake in Teva stock.
Eli Lilly & Company’s (LLY - Free Report) pipeline candidate, galcanezumab met its primary as well as secondary endpoint in a late-stage study evaluating it for the prevention of episodic cluster headache.
Shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA - Free Report) shot up around 5% in after-hours trading on Tuesday after it was revealed that Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) has doubled its investment in the company in the first quarter
After topping the $110 level in March 2018, shares of Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) are in a downtrend. Whether the underperformance is due to investors locking in profits or a lack of any news, the low trading volume suggests the stock could go anywhere from here.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Six more U.S. states on Tuesday announced lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the company of fueling a national opioid epidemic by deceptively marketing its prescription painkillers to generate billions of dollars in sales.
(Reuters) - Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) on Tuesday said it has more than doubled its investment in generic drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA.TA), and confirmed it has become Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) second-largest shareholder.
2018-05-21 - Asif
Overview Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing the development and commercialization of innovative medicines that benefit patients with unmet medical needs. The company currently have two compounds in development, Sollpura and blisibimod. The company licensed Sollpura from Eli Lilly & Co (“Eli Lilly”) in July 2014. Sollpura is a novel non-porcine investigational Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy (“PERT”) intended for the treatment of patients with Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (“EPI”), often seen in patients with cystic fibrosis and other conditions. The company licensed blisibimod from Amgen, Inc. (“Amgen”) in December 2007. Blisibimod targets B-cell activating factor, or BAFF, which has been shown to be elevated in a variety of B-cell mediated autoimmune diseases, including Immunoglobulin A nephropathy, or IgA nephropathy. Sollpura The exocrine pancreas is responsible for synthesis and secretion of digestive en...
2018-05-21 - Asif
Business Agenus is a clinical-stage immuno-oncology (“I-O”) company dedicated to becoming a leader in the discovery and development of innovative combination therapies and committed to bringing effective medicines to patients with cancer. The company's business is designed to drive success in I-O through speed, innovation, and effective combination therapies. Agenus has assembled fully integrated capabilities from novel target discovery, antibody generation, cell line development, and good manufacturing practice (“GMP”) manufacturing together with a comprehensive portfolio consisting of antibody-based therapeutics, adjuvants and cancer vaccine platforms. The company leverage its immune biology platforms to identify effective combination therapies for development and have developed productive partnerships to advance its innovation. The company believe the next generation of cancer treatment will build on clinically validated antibodies targeting CTLA-4 and PD-1 combined wi...
2018-05-21 - Asif
Business The company started Square in February 2009 to enable businesses (sellers) to accept card payments, an important capability that was previously inaccessible to many businesses. However, sellers also need innovative solutions to thrive, and Square has since expanded to provide additional products and services to give these businesses access to the same tools as large businesses. This approach aligns with its purpose of economic empowerment, as everything the company do should give sellers accessible, affordable tools to grow their businesses and participate in the economy. Square is a cohesive commerce ecosystem that helps its sellers start, run, and grow their businesses. The company combine sophisticated software with affordable hardware to enable sellers to turn mobile and computing devices into powerful payment and point-of-sale solutions. Square has high seller acceptance rates and fast onboarding, while maintaining low risk and fraud losses as a result of its a...
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