Pharmalittle: Pfizer suffers a setback with a best-selling pill; J&J is subpoenaed over baby powder

first_img Log In | Learn More What is it? By Ed Silverman Feb. 21, 2019 Reprints Pharmalittle: Pfizer suffers a setback with a best-selling pill; J&J is subpoenaed over baby powder STAT+ is STAT’s premium subscription service for in-depth biotech, pharma, policy, and life science coverage and analysis. Our award-winning team covers news on Wall Street, policy developments in Washington, early science breakthroughs and clinical trial results, and health care disruption in Silicon Valley and beyond. Tags drug pricingfinancepharmaceuticalspharmalittleSTAT+ Pharmalot Columnist, Senior Writer Ed covers the pharmaceutical industry. Ed Silverman Alex Hogan/STAT Unlock this article by subscribing to STAT+ and enjoy your first 30 days free! GET STARTEDcenter_img @Pharmalot GET STARTED What’s included? [email protected] Daily reporting and analysis The most comprehensive industry coverage from a powerhouse team of reporters Subscriber-only newsletters Daily newsletters to brief you on the most important industry news of the day STAT+ Conversations Weekly opportunities to engage with our reporters and leading industry experts in live video conversations Exclusive industry events Premium access to subscriber-only networking events around the country The best reporters in the industry The most trusted and well-connected newsroom in the health care industry And much more Exclusive interviews with industry leaders, profiles, and premium tools, like our CRISPR Trackr. Top of the morning to you, and a fine one it is. A spot of snow has come and gone, leaving the Pharmalot campus a bit soggy, but things have settled down, especially now that the short people have departed for the day and the official mascot has settled in for a lengthy snooze. As for us, we are, once again, brewing cups of stimulation — we are sticking with hot buttered rum, for those tracking such things — and digging in for another busy session. On that note, here are some items of interest. Hope you have a smashing day and do stay in touch …Pfizer (PFE) disclosed an increase in pulmonary embolisms and deaths among rheumatoid arthritis patients receiving a twice-daily 10 mg dose of its Xeljanz pill in a post-marketing cardiovascular safety trial. The drug maker is moving study patients to the twice-daily 5 mg dose that is already approved. The move suggests “there is still growing evidence that the class as a whole may be associated with these liabilities,” wrote Leerink analyst Geoffrey Porges. Xeljanz generated nearly $1.8 billion in 2018 sales. The Food and Drug Administration is also conducting a review. Pharmalot About the Author Reprintslast_img read more

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Garda to investigate why trial over police officer murder collapsed

first_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Pinterest WhatsApp Twitter Pinterest Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Homepage BannerNews By News Highland – June 22, 2018 Google+ Twitter Facebookcenter_img Previous articleCarlow next in line for Tyrone: Mickey HarteNext articleULSTER FINAL PREVIEW – Paul McGonagle News Highland Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Garda to investigate why trial over police officer murder collapsed Facebook A senior Garda’s been tasked with looking into why a trial relating to the murder of a prison officer in the North collapsed.Damien McLaughlin from Dungannon walked free from court yesterday, after being acquitted of aiding and abetting the murder of David Black six years ago.52-year-old David Black was driving to work on the M1 in Armagh in November 2012 when he was shot dead.A dissident republican group calling itself the IRA said it carried out the murder.41 year old Damien McLaughlin from Dungannon in Tyrone appeared before Belfast Crown Court yesterday, where he was acquitted of charges including aiding and abetting murder.Prosecutors decided not to appeal against a judge’s ruling that key video interviews conducted by Gardai were unsafe for use as evidence in the trial.The Assistant Commissioner for Special Crime Operations will now conduct a fact-finding exercise into the circumstances of the dismissal from a Garda perspective. DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Harps come back to win in Waterford Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty last_img read more

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