Fast Pharma 5

For the Week of July 11, 2016:

1. Are drug costs getting too high? Nah, bro.
2. Opioids: Please take with full disclosure
3. The rapid spread of telemedicine
4. Britain, Brexit, and the pharma fallout
5. Keep your enemies closer

For the Week of July 4, 2016:

1. Forecast calls for scattered drug hoarding
2. Maybe chill out with the M&As?
3. PARP Inhibitors Equal Bad News for Ovarian Cancer
5. Pfizer’s new pop-up manufacturing facility

For the Week of June 27, 2016:

1. Pharma running for the Hillz (who’s running after pharma)
2. This week on Zika
3. Free lunch and I’m IN…
4. Weight loss made easy?
5. BOOM (and a bust)

For the Week of June 20, 2016:

1. Diabetes, my dear Watson
2. FDA simplifies compassion
3. A midsize shift in strategy
4. Drug pricing proposal leaked
5. Copycats or cost controls?

For the Week of June 13, 2016:

1. The survival app
2. Positive data for HER2-positive breast cancer biosimilar
3. The Swiss army pill
4. On the verge of something big
5. Is Google’s biotech spinoff just science fiction?

For the Week of June 6, 2016:

1. Not all drug economic models are the same, it’s complicated
2. Rocket Fuel Shortage in Cancer Moonshot
3. A huge pain in the… meds?
4. _________ is up 20% year-to-date
5. DIY patient recruitment

For the Week of May 30, 2016:

1. Twitter to the rescue?
2. Good news for addicts, bad news for dealers
3. Bitcoin keeping data honest
4. You’re invited to the future, and it’s BYOD
5. Relationship status? It’s complicated.

For the Week of May 23, 2016:

1. A less-than-Valeant effort?
2. What’s plural for Novartis?
3. That time you had an alien in your stomach
4. 31 states of confusion
5. FDA draft guidance for EHR use in clinical investigations revealed

For the Week of May 16, 2016:

1. Crossing the Telemedicine Chasm in the US?
2. What does the future hold after a failed merger?
3. Political Push for Lower Drug Pricing
4. It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…a lung?
5. Gilead’s got cash to spend

For the Week of May 9, 2016:

1. This should super bug you
2. AZ all over the alphabet
3. Something that will scare you to death
4. Quintiles, IMS Health say “I do”
5. There’s an app for THAT??

For the Week of May 2, 2016:

1. Two heads are better than one
2. Study finds it’s safe to quit smoking
3. Would a Brexit mean bad news for cancer research?
4. Daiichi Sankyo Layoffs
5. Pharma is locked on 2016 Election

For the Week of April 18, 2016:

1. This’ll give you heart burn
2. LabCorp, INC Research Holding Discussions/Hands
3. The Biotech Funding Spigot Remains Free-Flowing… For Now
4. Data Sharing Might Not Lead to Better Medicines
5. We would have recommended HoZer

For the Week of April 11, 2016:

1. Pharmaceutical Sales Maintain Historical High
2. Zika ‘Scarier that we initially thought’ according to the CDC
3. Fighting Cancer Through Teamwork
4. Pfizer and Allergan terminate their merger
5. Valeant Pharmaceuticals