After a Point-Blank Rejection Letter From the FDA, This Founder Went Back to the Drawing Board
Cindy Whitehead spent years working on a treatment for low sexual desire in women. When the FDA rejected her drug, she disputed the decision with the stories of affected women -- and won.
Court Orders Gilead to Pay Merck $200 Million for Hepatitis C Drug Patent Infringment
Merck had originally asked for $2 billion.
Stryker Corp Buys Physio-Control International for $1.28 Billion
The acquisition will help the company expand its emergency medical services business/
2 Biotech Companies Lead the Race to Develop a Zika Vaccine
Although the Zika vaccine may still be years away.
The Hard Truth: What Viagra Was Really Intended For
The original idea for Pfizer's famous little thrill pill has nothing to do with keeping it up.
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Steps Down as CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals
The poster boy for prescription drug price increases was arrested on securities fraud charges this week.
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Arrested on Securities Fraud Charges
The CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals became infamous earlier this year when he drastically raised the price of a drug taken by AIDS patients.
The Woman Who Brought 'Female Viagra' to Market Is Stepping Down as CEO of Sprout Pharmaceuticals
The news comes just four months after Valeant Pharmaceuticals acquired Sprout for $1 billion.
Lawsuit Claims Birth Control Packaging Error Led to More Than 100 Unwanted Pregnancies
The suit seeks millions in damages including, in some cases, child-rearing expenses up to the age of 18.
The Highest-Paid Female CEO in America Was Born Male
Martine Rothblatt, who founded Sirius Satellite Radio and currently leads United Therapeutics, a pharmaceutical company, took home a cool $38 million last year.
Google to Break Ground on Life-Prolonging Research Facility
Google-backed biotech company Calico has also forged a partnership with a Chicago-based biopharmaceutical firm to develop age-defying drugs.
The Road Warrior's Secret Defense: A Portable Pharmacy
For about $25 you can replicate this frequent business traveler's arsenal, keep illness at bay and ensure that your trip is a productive one.