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Study: New Bird Flu Resistant to Roche’s Tamiflu

Physicians in China have noted that some patients with bird flu are not responding to treatment with Tamiflu, the only known drug used to fight the infection. More 

India Drops Patent Bomb on Novartis

India's ruling on a Novartis patent draws a clear line of favor between generic drug companies and Big Pharma. More 

AstraZeneca Plans 2,300 More Job Cuts

AstraZeneca will trim its payroll by another 2,300 jobs, just days after cutting 1,600 other workers, as part of its latest restructuring. More 

FDA Warns Docs as More Fake Cancer Drugs Hit U.S.

The FDA is warning doctors that it has found another counterfeit batch of the cancer-fighting drug Avastin that contains no active ingredients. More 

Biotech Movers: Keryx Jumps, Sarepta Slips

Among last week's highlights, Keryx jumps on a solid Phase III trial, Sarepta gets pounded from a fake tweet and Halozyme suffers from analyst downgrades. More 

FDA Approves Avastin for Continued Cancer Treatment

The FDA on Wednesday approved the use of Roche's Avastin drug with new chemotherapy treatments in patients whose cancer did not improve with its first use. More 

Novartis Chairman Steps Down, Shares Jump

Daniel Vasella announced that he is stepping down as chairman of Novartis and will be replaced by Bayer executive Joerg Reinhardt. More