Pharmaceutical wholesaler Lexon (UK) has lost its appeal against a £1.2 million fine in a case that accused it of exchanging commercially sensitive information about prices for nortriptyline tablets. Lexon had appealed against a ruling by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that it… Read More »Tribunal maintains Lexon’s £1.2m fine for breaking competition law
Developers of digital health tools have benefited from a truncated route to market during the COVID-19 crisis, and that could be made permanent if new FDA guidance is adopted. Pandemic emergency provisions were put in place in March last year to allow certain medical devices… Read More »US eyes permanent change to digital health regulatory path
With the prospects for its Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab still up in the air, Biogen has moved to shore up its late-stage pipeline with a $3 billion licensing deal with Sage that adds drugs for depression and neurological disorders. The licensing agreement gives Biogen rights to… Read More »Biogen bulks up pipeline with Sage drugs in $3bn deal
Access to mental healthcare continues to be a hurdle amid the Covid-19 pandemic, prompting Aetna and telehealth provider Inpathy to expand their existing mental health partnership to include three more states.
The Critical Importance of Human Behavior in Our Response to COVID-19 The challenge of employing human behavior to combat a crisis of this magnitude is that behavior is often unreliable and unsustainable. The Doctor Weighs In
US startup Blue Oak Pharma has joined a lengthening list of companies turning to Exscientia of the UK for its expertise in applying artificial intelligence to drug discovery. Waltham, Massachusetts-based Blue Oak – led by neurobiologist and former Eli Lilly and Sunovion executive Tom Large… Read More »Blue Oak taps AI specialist Exscientia for CNS drug discovery
How To Help Your Partner Make Healthy Lifestyle Changes Here are 7 tips on ways you can help your partner make healthy lifestyle changes. Bonus: they will be good for your relationship too. The Doctor Weighs In
Prioritizing Healthcare Workers’ Mental Health During COVID-19 For some frontline healthcare workers, symptoms of stress will subside with the crisis, but others will need additional help to restore their mental health. The Doctor Weighs In