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Drug price controls will stifle innovation: Pharmaceutical industry R&D is saving lives

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By: Sally Pipes From: nydailynews.com This year, 1.7 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer. For over 600,000 of them, that diagnosis will prove fatal. But there’s hope on the horizon. More Americans are surviving cancer each year, according to a new study from the American Cancer Society. The cancer death rate declined precipitously between its peak in 1991 and …

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Novartis announces two positive US phase III programs in COPD for QVA149 and NVA237

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 From: yahoo.com QVA149 improved lung function, breathlessness and health-related quality of life in moderate-to-severe COPD patients, according to EXPEDITION trial results[1]-[7] GEM 1 & 2 studies showed NVA237 provided significant and clinically meaningful improvements in lung function in moderate-to-severe COPD patients[8],[9] In total, 26 Novartis abstracts presented at American Thoracic Society (ATS) 2015; showcasing breadth of respiratory portfolio Basel, May …