Sandoz’s Enbrel biosim case turned away at SCOTUS, giving Amgen’s blockbuster 8 more years of free rein

After back-to-back losses in court, Novartis’ generics outfit Sandoz had hoped the U.S. Supreme Court would take up its long shot biosimilars case against Enbrel maker Amgen. But now that effort has failed, giving Amgen a clear path to many more years of blockbuster sales for its top drug.  The U.S. Supreme Court denied taking up Sandoz’s petition… Read More »

Covid: Increasing confidence jabs work against Indian variant

In England, six people or two households can meet indoors, with pubs, restaurants and cafes allowed to serve customers inside. Up to 30 people can meet outdoors. Museums, cinemas, theatres and sports stadiums can reopen, and indoor exercises resume. People can travel abroad to green list countries without needing to quarantine when they return. BBC… Read More »

Is Your Family ‘CO Safe’ When Big Storms Hit?

SATURDAY, May 15, 2021 — If you live in the path of hurricanes , the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging you to be prepared. Deaths from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, fires and electric shock are common during severe weather events, according to the CPSC. Hurricane season in North America runs from June… Read More »

Veterans Affairs to reconsider Agent Orange claims for certain Vietnam veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs will automatically reconsider Agent Orange benefits claims for certain Vietnam veterans that were previously denied. Those who served in the offshore waters of Vietnam during the Vietnam War, also known as “Blue Water veterans,” were previously denied compensation for Agent Orange exposure. After numerous court filings, the veterans were finally… Read More »