Tag archive for ‘pharmacology’
Niva Goldberg On Saturday, October 24th, 2015

Drugmaker Offers $1 Rival to $750 Pill That Sparked Outrage

  A California, San Diego-based drugmaker Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, is offering a $1 rival to a prescription drug solely supplied by Turing Pharmaceuticals, whose 5, 000 percent price hike last month More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Nobel Laureate in Economics Joseph Stiglitz, Adam Hersh: The Trans-Pacific Free-Trade Charade

NEW YORK – As negotiators and ministers from the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries meet in Atlanta in an effort to finalize the details of the sweeping new Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), some More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Teva Acquires Mexican Rimsa Pharmaceutical for $2.3 Billion

  Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) is acquiring Rimsa,  an independent pharmaceutical company in Mexico with a portfolio of products and patents in Latin America and Europe More...

Teva Receives Approval to Market Copaxone in Japan

  Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) announced today that the the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has approved once-daily Copaxone (glatiramer acetate injection) More...

Teva Acquires Gecko Health Innovations

  Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. has acquired Gecko Health Innovations Inc. Gecko is a privately-held company, which develops software and product solutions to aid in compliance and adherence improvement More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

A Single Cocaine Dose Lowers Perceptions of Sadness and Anger

A single dose of cocaine can interfere with the ability to recognise negative emotions, according to new research presented at the ECNP conference in Amsterdam. In a placebo-controlled within subject study,  More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Taking Cannabis in Your Teens Is ‘NOT Linked to Depression, Lung Cancer or Asthma in Later Life’, New Study

Chronic marijuana use by teenage boys does not appear to be linked to later physical or mental health issues such as depression, psychotic symptoms or asthma, according to a study published by the American More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, August 3rd, 2015

If You’re Using Drugs, Scientists Want to Help You Avoid Addiction

    Abstinence is the best way to avoid drug addiction. But in many societies, drug use is the norm, not the exception, especially by youth. What keeps the majority of users from becoming addicted? More...

News Brief On Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Cannabiz and High-Tech, a Match Made in Israel

  The U.S. may be the largest medical cannabis market in the world with sales exceeding $65 billion in 2014 and projections for 2015 surpassing that, but Israel is at the heart of much of the world’s leading More...

Niva Goldberg On Sunday, July 26th, 2015

Three Way Takeover Battle: Teva Set to Buy Allergan’s Generics Unit – WSJ

Teva likely mean the end of Teva’s pursuit of another Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. likely mean the end of pursuit of Mylan acquisition. The Israeli world’s biggest generic pharmaceutical maker is More...

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