News tagged with pharmaceutical

Valeant names new chief executive

Embattled Canadian pharmaceutical company Valeant named as its new chief executive and chairman on Monday Joseph Papa, who has left his post leading Perrigo, a maker of over-the-counter medical products.

Apr 25, 2016
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China vaccine scandal sees 37 detained

At least 37 suspects have been detained and 13 wholesalers put under investigation over a vaccine scandal that has raised deep concern about safety, Chinese media said Wednesday.

Mar 23, 2016
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France to call for lower drug prices at G7

France will announce a campaign to lower the price of new medicines, hoping world powers at the upcoming G7 meeting will put pressure on the pharmaceutical industry, its health minister said Tuesday.

Mar 22, 2016
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Pharmaceutical drug

A pharmaceutical drug, also referred to as medicine or medicament, can be loosely defined as any substance intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease. Other synonyms include pharmacotherapy, pharmacotherapeutics, and drug treatment.

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