Ultragenyx is now up around 150 percent from its IPO price. Its CEO Dr. Emil Kakkis provides insight on the development of its drugs, and just how committed the company is to treating patients with the diseases its drugs treat.
Eli Lilly and Takeda Pharmaceutical were ordered to pay billions in damages over claims that they concealed cancer risks of its Actos diabetes drug.
Emilia Falcetti, Analyst, Japan Healthcare Equity Research at Cantor Fitzgerald, says Daiichi Sankyo's decision to sell its controlling stake in Ranbaxy will have a negative impact on its earnings.
In order to diversify its business, Ireland's Mallinckrodt is buying California-based Questcor Pharmaceuticals in a deal reaching $5.2 billion.
U.S. health advisers recommended approval of MannKind's inhaled diabetes drug, and said the treatment could help those wary of needles.
FTI Consulting managing director Barbara Ryan provides insight on new drugs showing dramatic improvement in the standard of care for high cholesterol.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on news out about a special new drug that could combat cholesterol.
A new study boosts fixing a bad aortic valve, the heart's main gate, without open-heart surgery.
The first drug to treat erectile dysfunction in almost a decade launched a huge marketing campaign Wednesday by taking over the CBS Sports website.
A serious threat from an antibiotic-resistant superbug is putting the nation's children at serious risk with no drugs to fight it, researchers say.
The Supreme Court will consider whether businesses can object to a law that requires employers to provide insurance that covers birth control.
Arkansas Supreme Court overturns $1.2 billion judgment against Johnson & Johnson over drug marketing.
CNBC's Sheila Dharmarajan reports 15 percent of high school aged children are diagnosed with ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Dr. Richard Saul wrote a book called "ADHD Does Not Exist." Saul is certain attention ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder exists only in its symptoms. The condition does not exist.
Pfizer said a court had invalidated a key patent behind its blockbuster Celebrex drug, and plans to appeal the judgement.
Some medical experts and lawmakers are urging the FDA to reconsider its approval of the new narcotic painkiller Zohyrdo, reports CNBC's Sheila Dharmarajan.
A drug company worker accusing his employer of encouraging excessive dosage in heartburn medications faces a last-ditch U.S. Supreme Court bid.
Calling it a serious threat, the CDC says American hospitals are overprescribing antibiotics, leaving patients vulnerable to superbugs.
Pfizer is in clinical trials to create an over-the-counter version of cholesterol drug, Lipitor. Barbara Ryan, FTI Consulting, discusses challenges the pharmaceutical will face.
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