News tagged with glaxosmithkline

Judge halts Royalty Pharma's bid for Elan stock

Irish drugmaker Elan Corp.'s fight against a takeover bid by Royalty Pharma has spilled into U.S. federal court, where a judge has issued a temporary restraining order preventing Royalty from completing its offer to buy the ...

Jun 04, 2013
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New drugs, diagnostic approved for advanced melanoma

(HealthDay)—Two new drugs, Tafinlar (dabrafenib) and Mekinist (trametinib), have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat advanced melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer.

May 29, 2013
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Glaxo, US partnering to develop new antibiotics

GlaxoSmithKline PLC says it's starting an unusual collaboration with the U.S. government to develop several antibiotics for both bioterrorism threats and bacterial infections resistant to current medicines.

May 22, 2013
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US adviser on board of firm that sold anthrax drug

(AP)—Former Navy Secretary Richard J. Danzig, who has served as a bio-warfare adviser to the president, the Pentagon, and the Department of Homeland Security, urged the government to stockpile an anti-anthrax drug while ...

May 20, 2013
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Drugmaker GSK posts slumping Q1 profits

British drugs firm GlaxoSmithKline on Wednesday said its first-quarter net profit tumbled by almost a third, with the group hit by falling sales and a poor economic climate.

Apr 24, 2013
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Flu vaccine linked to narcolepsy in under 30s: study

A vaccine used in Sweden in the 2009-2010 "swine flu" pandemic is linked to a higher risk of the sleeping disorder narcolepsy among under 30s, and not just children and teens as previously thought, a Swedish study showed ...

Mar 26, 2013
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