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The Disruptive Power of Weight Loss Drugs Is Being Felt Beyond Pharma

As they do every summer, publicly traded companies posted their second-quarter results while Americans were baring their bodies on the beach. But this year, the timing was apt. On several […]




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Ozempic and Wegovy, Novo Nordisk’s Weight Loss Drugs, Reshape Denmark’s Economy

After 100 years of relatively quiet existence as a maker of diabetes drugs, the Danish firm Novo Nordisk has suddenly grown so big that the company is reshaping the Danish […]




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How Gilead Profited by Slow-Walking a Promising H.I.V. Therapy

In 2004, Gilead Sciences decided to stop pursuing a new H.I.V. drug. The public explanation was that it wasn’t sufficiently different from an existing treatment to warrant further development.In private, […]




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Merck Sues Over Medicare Drug-Price Negotiation Law

The pharmaceutical company Merck on Tuesday sued the government over a federal law that empowers Medicare for the first time to negotiate prices directly with drugmakers.Merck’s lawsuit, filed in federal […]




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Gilead Wins Key Patent Rights Suit Over PrEP Drugs for Preventing HIV

A federal jury in Delaware on Tuesday found that the federal government did not have an ownership claim to lucrative drugs to prevent H.I.V. that are sold by the pharmaceutical […]







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Walgreens Faces Blowback for Not Offering Abortion Pill in 21 States

The stakes are high for Walgreens, CVS, Rite Aid and the other companies with large pharmaceutical arms, including Kroger, Albertsons and Walmart. The Republican attorneys general wield powerful weapons, including […]










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GoodRx Leaked User Health Data to Facebook and Google, F.T.C. Says

Millions of Americans have used GoodRx, a drug discount app, to search for lower prices on prescriptions like antidepressants, H.I.V. medications and treatments for sexually transmitted diseases at their local […]