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More Evidence COVID-19 Survivors’ Blood Could Help Very Ill Patients

MONDAY, March 30, 2020 — A small study out of China bolsters the notion that transfusing the antibody-enriched blood of people who’ve survived COVID-19 could help patients still fighting for their lives against the disease. The study of five critically ill patients from near the initial epicenter of the novel coronavirus pandemic found that all… Read More »

ACC: Amgen’s Repatha cuts cholesterol in rarely studied HIV patients

Amid Amgen’s pricing war with Sanofi and Regeneron’s Praluent, PCSK9 cholesterol fighter Repatha has been looking for a leg up in a wide-ranging clinical program involving dozens of trials. Now, in rarely studied HIV patients, Repatha has posted positive data in lowering cholesterol levels. Repatha cut LDL-C levels from baseline by 56.9% compared with placebo… Read More »

Global biopharma supply chain holding together for now: Vertex, Lilly, Recipharm and others update patients 

Biopharma companies are keeping a close eye on supply chains as the COVID-19 epidemic has expanded from China putting production in other countries at risk. So far the backbone of the industry appears to be holding, but not without some strains. As Italy moved to quarantine an area with 16 million people, CDMO Recipharm today… Read More »

FDA Approves Durysta (bimatoprost implant) to Lower Intraocular Pressure In Open-Angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension Patients

FDA Approves Durysta (bimatoprost implant) to Lower Intraocular Pressure In Open-Angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension Patients Print this page DUBLIN, March 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), a leading global pharmaceutical company with more than 70 years of heritage in eye care, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has… Read More »