Tag Archives: Drugs

Novartis offloads lagging endocrine drugs to Recordati for $390M

Novartis has been busy doing M&A to focus on higher-margin, innovative medicines under CEO Vas Narasimhan. Toward that goal, the Swiss drugmaker has taken another step and offloaded three endocrine drugs to Recordati. The drugs on the chopping board are Signifor, its long-acting sister Signifor LAR and in-development follow-up osilodrostat (LCI699). For the three of them,… Read More »

Protein key to cancer drug’s effectiveness

Patients undergoing treatment for some of the most serious cancers could be helped by a simple protein. Australian researchers are claiming a major breakthrough in boosting the effectiveness of chemotherapy drug 5-Fluorouracil. The drug has been a major weapon fighting cancers including colorectal, breast, head, neck and aero-digestive. But in several cases, patients developed a… Read More »

Alcohol, Drugs, and Supplements

What you put into your body matters. Our bodies are designed to take in things that fuel our energy levels and our physical and emotional health. Putting the right things into them can make us both happier and healthier. All of this is wonderful, but knowing what to ingest and when can be more difficult… Read More »