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'Pharma Bro' Shkreli is convicted at securities fraud trial

'Pharma Bro' Shkreli is convicted at securities fraud trial

Martin Shkreli, the eccentric former pharmaceutical CEO notorious for a price-gouging scandal and for his snide "Pharma Bro" persona on social media, was convicted on federal charges he deceived investors in a pair of failed hedge funds.

Senate passes FDA user fee reauthorization

Senate passes FDA user fee reauthorization

The bill, which now awaits the president's approval, has received broad support from medical device and pharmaceutical groups as a means to add more certainty and efficiency to the product review process.

Cardinal Health profit declines as generic drug prices deflate

The Dublin, Ohio-based pharmaceutical and medical products distributor saw its pharmaceutical segment profit drop 7% to $505 million as companies along the pharmaceutical supply chain have taken a financial hit resulting from the increasing scrutiny surrounding surging drug prices.

Drug prices expected to rise nearly 8% next year

Drug prices continue to rise faster than the medical inflation rate, largely due to sharp spikes in branded drug prices that have caused providers to work around optimal treatments and forced patients to avoid taking costly medications.

Missouri becomes last state to create drug-monitoring plan

Missouri became the final state to create a prescription drug-monitoring program Monday when Republican Gov. Eric Greitens signed an executive order aimed at combating a scourge that killed more than 900 residents last year. The announcement surprised lawmakers.

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