Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Sanofi and must assess how their experimental cholesterol drug affects brain function after U.S. regulators learned of adverse events associated with this new class of medicines.
America’s $93 billion pipeline of generic pharmaceuticals often starts in places like Toansa, a village in northern India where a drug-making facility rises up beside mustard fields and manure-flecked ox-cart tracks.
Getinge AB plunged the most since trading began in 1993 after the maker of hospital equipment said first-quarter profit will drop on higher costs to improve quality after regulatory inspections last year.
Nicotine is so toxic that it’s been used as a pesticide, and less than a teaspoon can kill a person. With the advent of electronic cigarettes, that potency is creating an opportunity for pharmaceutical companies that can assure the purity and quality of the drug.
E-cigarettes facing municipal bans and scrutiny by U.S. regulators received a new slap on the wrist from scientists: A report today suggests the devices may be a gateway to old-fashioned, cancer-causing smokes for teens.