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  • Drugmaker Novartis to eke out more cost savings to lift margins

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Novartis posted a quarterly rise in sales that missed expectations and said it would focus on eking out gradual cost savings to boost margins as it prepares a radical business overhaul. Despite the sales miss, the...
  • Farmacéutica Novartis aumentará ahorro de costos para elevar sus márgenes

    ZURICH (Reuters) - La farmacéutica suiza Novartis reportó un aumento trimestral en sus ventas que incumplió las expectativas y dijo que se centrará en lograr ahorros graduales en los costos para elevar sus márgenes, en momentos en que prepara una...
  • Novartis to test Alzheimer's drugs in patients without symptoms

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis said it would test two experimental Alzheimer's drugs on people with a genetic risk of developing dementia, aiming to gauge whether the treatments can prevent or delay symptoms of the memory-robbing disease. In collaboration...
  • Novartis and Google to develop 'smart' contact lens

    Novartis and Google to develop 'smart' contact lens
    ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Novartis has struck an agreement with Google to develop "smart" contact lenses that would help diabetics to track their blood glucose levels or restore the eye's ability to focus. The device for diabetics would measure...
  • Novartis y Google desarrollarán lentes de contacto "inteligentes"

    ZURICH (Reuters) - La farmacéutica suiza Novartis acordó con Google el desarrollo de lentes de contacto "inteligentes" para ayudar a los diabéticos a medir el nivel de glucosa en la sangre y recuperar la capacidad de foco del ojo. El artefacto medirá...
  • The meningitis outbreak we weren't ready for

    The meningitis outbreak we weren't ready for
    During the last two years, there have been a couple of outbreaks and sporadic cases of bacterial meningitis that federal health agencies failed to address with sufficient aggressiveness. It could have been much worse, and the experience should serve as...
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  • Novartis to buy GlaxoSmithKline cancer unit for up to $16 billion

    Novartis to buy GlaxoSmithKline cancer unit for up to $16 billion
    Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis AG announced a series of multibillion-dollar deals Tuesday with other major pharmaceutical companies that it said would reduce sales but boost profitability, while affecting some 15,000 of its employees globally.  The...
  • Novartis, GSK announce multibillion-dollar overhaul of drug businesses

    Novartis, GSK announce multibillion-dollar overhaul of drug businesses
    Swiss pharmaceutical titan Novartis AG on Tuesday announced an overhaul of its operations that involved several multibillion-dollar deals with GlaxoSmithKline intended to allow Novartis to focus on its oncology business and boost profitability, the...
  • Zimmer to buy Biomet amid flurry of billion-dollar medical deals

    Zimmer to buy Biomet amid flurry of billion-dollar medical deals
    Orthopedic products maker Zimmer Holdings on Thursday announced it will acquire Biomet Inc. in a deal valued at $13.35 billion, including assumption of debt, the companies said.    The proposed acquisition follows a flurry of billion-dollar deals by...
  • More drug makers agree to limit antibiotics for farm animals

    More drug makers agree to limit antibiotics for farm animals
    The Food and Drug Administration said 25 of 26 drug companies that were asked to phase out antibiotics to promote growth in farm animals have agreed to comply with the agency’s voluntary plan. The development announced Wednesday clears a major...