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Pfizer reports promising results for cancer drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental drug has shown encouraging results in treating advanced breast cancer in an early clinical trial, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer reported Sunday. Pfizer, the world’s second largest drugmaker, said the drug prevented […]

04/06/2014

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Bashful? Buy the little blue pill online

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Men who are bashful about needing help in the bedroom no longer have to go to the drugstore to buy that little blue pill. In a first for the drug industry, […]

05/06/2013

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Court: Can drug companies pay to delay generics?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are pressing the Supreme Court to stop big pharmaceutical corporations from paying generic drug competitors to delay releasing their cheaper versions of brand-name drugs.

03/24/2013

Benefits seen in hormone use early in menopause

By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer A new study may reassure some women considering short-term use of hormones to relieve hot flashes and other menopause symptoms. Starting low-dose treatment early in menopause made women […]

10/02/2012

10 drugmakers team up to improve testing process

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Pharmaceutical industry heavyweights are teaming up to address a challenge that’s long vexed drugmakers: how to improve the way experimental drugs are tested so they can get approved, and reach patients, […]

09/19/2012