FDA warning letters to Lilly, Bayer, Amylin, Cephalon.
Wow: ARBs for hypertension reducing Alzheimer’s symptoms? – Drugs commonly used to lower blood pressure, sold by AstraZeneca Plc, Sanofi-Aventis SA and Merck & Co., may also reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from Boston University analyzed the medical records of more than 800,000 U.S. veterans and found those taking angiotensin receptor blockers were up to 24 percent less likely to develop dementia than patients on other medications. Patients already diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease were half as likely to be admitted to a nursing home and had a 17 percent reduced risk of dying if they were taking the medications…more
FTC wants to put a stop to the “pay-to-delay” deals – Jon Leibowitz will hold a press conference today to ask Congress to include a provision in the health care reform bill to end deals in which brand-name drugmakers offer payments or other inducments to generic rivals to delay copycat versions of best-selling meds…more
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