27-Jan-2015 - Pfizer says it is considering breaking up the company in 2015, or alternatively continuing its pursuit of a major acquisition.
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26-Jan-2015 - Pharma firms that break the law could be fined one percent of their blockbuster drug revenues if proposed US legislation is introduced.
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26-Jan-2015 - A second man has received a prison sentence after counterfeit vials of a Roche cancer drug containing no API were seized in 2012.
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26-Jan-2015 - Plus WHO appoints AIDS pioneer as tuberculosis expert, and Amgen director to lead ABPI innovation.
26-Jan-2015 - Syriza's election victory may prompt drugmakers already burdened with unpaid Greek bills to rethink their presence in the country according to one analyst.
22-Jan-2015 - Draft guidance distinguishing wearable medical devices from ‘general wellness’ devices could slow pharma’s adoption of such data in the short-term, according to an analyst.
22-Jan-2015 - Drug industry execs at the World Economic Forum in Davos were told they are no longer best placed to develop antibiotics by a panel who said Governments should lead efforts to create these vital new drugs.
22-Jan-2015 - President Obama in his State of the Union address has called for the power to personally make stronger trade agreements – bringing divisive EU deal TTIP closer to adoption and angering campaigners for drugs access.