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Here's how a $50 drug ends up costing you $700 in America's healthcare system

For years they've been watching their customers struggle to pay for prescription drugs, even when they have generic or over-the-counter alternatives. These drugs are supposed to treat simple, everyday ailments, like acid reflux and heartburn.<p>In the case of acid reflux, the drug in question is …

Pharma

Novartis' Pharmaceutical Business Faces 2 Major Challenges

Diversified health care giant <b>Novartis</b> has had a fairly strong year so far, with its stock price outperforming industry peers <b>GlaxoSmithKline</b> , <b>AstraZeneca</b>, <b>Pfizer</b>, and <b>Merck</b> by a wide margin.<p>Over the past week, Novartis has rallied another 5% to all-time highs following its third-quarter earnings …

As a drug pricing transparency bill stumbles in Sacramento, the battle turns to November's ballot

An effort to shed more light on prescription drug prices sputtered in the Legislature on Wednesday, dealing a setback to a burgeoning national movement to rein in healthcare expenses by curbing the cost of medication.<p>The decision by state Sen. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) to yank his bill from …

Antibiotics might fight Alzheimer’s plaques

A long course of antibiotics reduced the levels of a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease in the brains of mice, possibly by changing the species of …

How Big Pharma misleads us: from painkillers to slimming pills

The maker of Nurofen has been censured for claims in its adverts. It’s not the only offender – there’s a whole body of overblown pharmaceutical ads<p>Your body is a temple under siege from advertisers lobbing promises of a smoother, leaner, healthier, less-likely-to-die-tomorrow you. But while you can …

Painkillers

Novartis starts shipping seasonal flu vaccines to U.S.

Novartis, a Basel, Switzerland-based healthcare company, announced on Wednesday that it started shipping its seasonal influenza vaccines to U.S. …

NOVARTIS CEO: Big Pharma Has To Move Beyond Just 'Selling The Pill'

They don't have anything coming soon which looks like it could replace it. It's a problem throughout the industry. Breakthroughs in huge markets, like that for Alzheimer's treatment, haven't materialized, despite billions in spending.<p>That might be why Novartis picked an outsider, Joseph Jimenez, to …

Pharma

Wanna trade? Novartis and Merck are reportedly negotiating a $5B unit swap

Here's a plan that would kill two birds with one stone: Novartis ($NVS) and Merck ($MRK) are negotiating a swap, <i>Bloomberg</i> reports. Novartis would …

Novartis cancer drug patent bid rejected by Indian court in landmark ruling

India's supreme court has rejected drugmaker Novartis AG's attempt to patent a new version of a cancer drug in a landmark decision that healthcare activists say ensures poor patients around the world will get continued access to cheap versions of lifesaving medicines.<p>Novartis had argued it needed a …

Can Novartis gain anything from its latest breakthrough drug win at the FDA?

Novartis has nabbed its second breakthrough drug designation from the FDA, raising the prospect that it could shave some time off the regulatory …

Meet the Top Ten Drugs of 2018

Professional prognosticator EvaluatePharma recently released its <i>World Preview 2013, Outlook to 2018</i> report, which projects prescription drug sales …

This Infographic Proves Air Jordans Are Still the Most Popular Sneakers on eBay

They're back once again. After breaking down the most valuable sneakers on eBay for Q1, Q2, and Q3 of 2015, the team of <i>Highsnobiety</i>, Campless, and …

Adidas hopes fashion styles will help it win on pitch too

BERLIN (Reuters) - A combination of new and retro sneaker styles will keep driving growth at Adidas’s fashion business and help attract more sports fans too, the head of the German firm’s Originals unit said in an interview.<p>The Adidas logo on a 3D city map is pictured at the flagship store in …

Is Nike Releasing a "Buckeyes" Zoom LeBron Soldier IX?

Fresh off the announcement of Nike's $252 million extension of its sponsorship agreement with Ohio State comes news of a possible "Buckeyes" LeBron …

Meet The New CEO Who Just Sent Adidas' Shares Flying

German sportswear group Adidas AG (addyy) has named a Danish veteran of Oracle, Compaq and Hewlett-Packard to replace its long-serving chief …

The adidas "Black History Month" Collection Celebrates Jesse Owens

In honor of one of the most influential athletes in history.<p>In honor of one of the most influential athletes in history, adidas is celebrating Black …

Nike Officially Reveals the Air Force 1 Flyknit

And it'll be available soon.<p>Teaser images have been floating around the internet for a few months now, but now we get an in-depth look. Nike has finally revealed official photos of the Air Force 1 Flyknit. Pictures of the shoes—which will be released on February 4, according to reports—show a dark …

Diamonds Aren't Forever: Africa's Biggest Producer Searches For A Future Beyond De Beers

The ‘special stones’ room in De Beers sales headquarters in Gaborone, Botswana’s capital city, has a laboratory feel. At computer terminals, experts spin 3D-models of huge diamonds on their screens, trying to fit cut shapes within the giants. By the window, several million dollars worth of uncut …

How and why Myanmar's Suu Kyi plans to be 'above president'

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Coming from a politician who has spent her career fighting military rule, the statements seem rather authoritarian: "I'll be above the president," who "will be told exactly what he can do."<p>Though officially barred from the presidency, Aung San Suu Kyi says she will …

Asia

Eight Shoes Every Man Should Own

Brogues, Oxfords and Chelsea boots are just some of the building blocks in a proper wardrobe<p>Just as Batman needs batarangs, smoke pellets and a …

Adidas, Kia don't join US brands in demanding Blatter quits

ZURICH (AP) — Clinging to power after rebuffing resignation demands, Sepp Blatter received some respite Saturday when two sponsors declined to join …

Corruption

100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs

Whether you're seeking advice on raising capital, scaling your business or looking for general industry insight, these sites are worth reading.

Entrepreneurship

adidas Originals Stan Smith Winter Mid「Core Black」配色

专为严冬打造的 Stan Smith!<p>凭借简约低筒轮廓而深入人心的 Stan Smith,日前公布了一款专为冬季而打造的 Stan Smith Winter Mid 中筒版本,除了鞋领的增高之外,设计师还在其中融入了户外登山靴上常见的 D-link 金属鞋带扣和绳索鞋带,不仅与黑白色人字纹毛呢鞋面相 …

5 secrets of successful entrepreneurs

I’m 17 and sitting in my high school guidance counsellor’s office. She’s asking me what I want to do with my life … and I have no idea.<p>“What are you …

Entrepreneurship

Horween x adidas Originals Stan Smith 联名系列

当经典遇上经典!<p>创立于 1905 年的 Horween Leather Company,是全球最大的马皮供应商,也是北美利润率最高的制皮厂。在过去的 100 多年的品牌发展史中,Horween 一直秉承著「制造全球最好皮革」的目标不断进步,无论是繁复精密的手工工艺,还是对于细节的严苛追求,都铸就了「 …

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