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Novartis strikes deal with UK to provide cholesterol drug to high-risk patients

A technician at the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts. David L. Ryan | The Boston Globe | Getty Images Pharmaceutical giant Novartis has reached a deal with the U.K. government to provide its late-stage cholesterol drug, inclisiran, to patients at high risk of a heart attack, the company announced Monday. The drug,… Read More »

Drug that restricts overactive immune systems could help treat lupus

By Ruby Prosser Scully Interferon (pictured in bottles) is involved in regulating the body’s immune systemiStock/Getty Images A drug that stops the body’s overactive immune system could be key to treating lupus. This would be only the second new drug for the autoimmune condition in 60 years. Around 5 million people around the world are… Read More »

Daily on Healthcare, sponsored by SBEC: Trump gets 2020 plank in place with drug importation plan

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what’s going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $ 1.00 an issue! TRUMP DRUG IMPORTATION PLAN SCRAPES IN AHEAD OF 2020: The Trump administration’s drug importation plan, released on Impeachment Day, will… Read More »

Lilly scores FDA nod for new migraine drug Reyvow

Eli Lilly is already working to grow market share for its migraine prevention med Emgality, but now the company has a new medicine to add to its suite.  The drugmaker Friday won approval for Reyvow for the acute treatment of migraines as they occur. The drug, formerly known as lasmiditan, becomes the latest launch in Lilly’s pain and migraine franchise, which it bolstered… Read More »