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Sanofi to pay Lexicon $260 million for terminated partnership

The logo of Sanofi is seen at the company’s research and production centre in Vitry-sur-Seine, France, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (Reuters) – Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday France’s Sanofi SA will pay the drugmaker $ 260 million for the termination of their partnership to develop diabetes drug Zynquista. Shares of Lexicon jumped 37.8%… Read More »

Stronger focus on nutrition within health services could save 3.7 million lives by 2025 – World Health Organization

Health services must integrate a stronger focus on ensuring optimum nutrition at each stage of a person’s life, according to a new report released by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is  estimated that the right investment in nutrition could save 3.7 million lives by 2025[1]. “In order to provide quality health services and achieve Universal… Read More »

J&J liable for $572 million in Oklahoma opioid epidemic trial, but shares surge

NORMAN, Okla. (Reuters) – An Oklahoma judge on Monday found Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) liable for fueling an opioid epidemic in the state by deceptively marketing addictive painkillers, and ordered the drugmaker to pay $ 572.1 million. The award was well below what some investors and analysts feared, in what had been a $ 17… Read More »