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India's top court to deliver Novartis judgment

India's Supreme Court is to rule Monday on a landmark patent case involving Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG that focuses on demands by major companies that their investments be protected, against Indian companies ...

Mar 31, 2013
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Novartis fights patent rejection in Indian court

(AP) -- In a case that could affect India's role as drug provider to the developing world, the Supreme Court began hearing arguments Tuesday over whether the government had the right to deny a patent to Swiss drugmaker Novartis ...

Sep 06, 2011
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Study: Bone drug boosts breast cancer survival

(AP) -- Doctors were mostly hoping to prevent complications and relapses when they gave young women a medicine to keep their bones strong during breast cancer treatment. Seven years later, they found it did more than that: ...

Dec 09, 2011
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Big promise is seen in 2 new breast cancer drugs

(AP) -- Breast cancer experts are cheering what could be some of the biggest advances in more than a decade: two new medicines that significantly delay the time until women with very advanced cases get worse.

Dec 08, 2011
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Novartis Q4 net profit rebounds to $2.1 billion

(AP)—Swiss drug maker Novartis AG reported a jump in fourth-quarter net profit to $2.08 billion on Wednesday, citing the lack of a $900-million one-time charge it took in the same period the previous year.

Jan 23, 2013
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Indian court to rule on generic drug industry

(AP)—From Africa's crowded AIDS clinics to the malarial jungles of Southeast Asia, the lives of millions of ill people in the developing world are hanging in the balance ahead of a legal ruling that will ...

Jan 04, 2013
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