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Herbalife CEO says sales are growing as people realize that ‘health is wealth’

Herbalife CEO Dr. John Agwunobi told CNBC on Monday that the nutritional supplement company is seeing sales increases due to people placing more importance on health and wellness.  “A lot of people around the world are waking up to the notion that health is wealth, and they’re spending the time to live healthy, balanced lives,”… Read More »

Amarin eyes blockbuster Vascepa sales as FDA grants heart-helping label expansion

Amarin has been on a scorching run with its fish-oil derivative Vascepa after a major cardiovascular outcomes trial last year set a possible blockbuster trajectory for the drug. Now, the FDA has voted to give Vascepa a major label boost with the addition of CV risk reduction––and those blockbuster sales could be on the near horizon. … Read More »

J&J’s Darzalex pads blockbuster sales with another myeloma nod in new patients

Johnson & Johnson multiple myeloma drug Darzalex hasn’t stopped rolling since hitting the market. After picking up its first nod in previously untreated patients last May, the drug added a second indication in new patients on Thursday—and its sixth overall. The FDA cleared the product in combination with Celgene’s Revlimid and dexamethasone for patients who… Read More »

Amgen hunts for deals of all sizes to combat forthcoming sales decline

A couple Big Pharma players have come out against megamergers in recent weeks. But Amgen isn’t one of them. On Tuesday’s Q4 earnings conference call, CEO Bob Bradway said his company continues to “look across the waterfront of smaller and larger deals.” “Obviously, there are more smaller ones than larger ones, so we tend to… Read More »

Shameless Alzheimer’s sales pitch masquerades as solid science

In the annals of unsavory attempts to exploit vulnerable people with false hope, a new campaign to promote an unproven supplement said to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease ranks near the lowest of the low. A PR company working with the supplement maker is attempting to attract the attention of journalists with claims based… Read More »