BRILINTA Reduced the Risk of Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease and Type 2 Diabetes in Phase III THEMIS Trial

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September 02, 2019 • 2 min read

​AstraZeneca today announced detailed results from the positive Phase III THEMIS trial, which showed BRILINTA (ticagrelor) plus aspirin reduced the relative risk for the composite of cardiovascular (CV) death, heart attack, or stroke by 10% (7.7% vs 8.5%) compared with aspirin alone, a statistically significant reduction....

SpringWorks Therapeutics Receives Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Nirogacestat for the Treatment of Adult Patients with Progressive, Unresectable, Recurrent or Refractory Desmoid Tumors

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August 29, 2019 • 2 min read

SpringWorks Therapeutics, Inc. a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing life-changing medicines for patients with severe rare diseases and cancer, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation for nirogacestat...

President Trump touts benefits of Spravato, asks VA to buy as much as they can from JNJ/Janssen

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August 28, 2019

Opioid makers stocks diving on NBC report of $10-12B Purdue Pharma settlement in OH multi-district litigation in the works

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August 27, 2019