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Treating the Indonesian Diabetes Pandemic: A Case Study from Novo Nordisk

Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk has released a new case study that examines the challenges for diabetes care in Indonesia. The study reflects the company's work to provide diabetes care across Indonesia, a country where millions of people have diabetes but less than one per cent receives proper treatment.

Big Pharma Improves Access to Medicine in Developing World

The Access to Medicine Foundation has released its 2012 Access to Medic Index (ATM Index). The ATM Index is designed to provide independent, unbiased and credible information regarding individual pharmaceutical companies' progress on making drugs and other medical products more available and affordable in developing countries.

Novo Nordisk Wins Best Sustainability Performance at 2012 Social Innovation Awards

The Danish healthcare firm continues its march to sustainability, collecting another honor along the way

Pharmaceutical Data-Mining, Health Care Privacy and “Free” Speech: Sorrell vs. IMS Health

Prediction on how the Supreme Court will rule on pharmaceutical data mining, & why they're wrong.

Modern Drug Marketing: An Unsustainable Model

Cymbalta.  Abilify.  Lunesta, Chantix and that drug for "when the time might be right."  As a consumer and especially as a psychologist, it unsettles me when I see television ads exhorting potential clients to ask a doctor about a specific drug.  Even if I do not believe general practitioners or specialists know bes

Walmart’s $4 Generic Drug Pricing: Rx for $6 Billion in Savings?

Low costs generics could save us money, but what other pharmaceutical trends might they inspire?

After More Than 50 Years, A New Lupus Drug

The FDA approves a new lupus drug

Danger from Dietary Supplements: The Strange Tale of Hydroxycut

Dangerous supplements, often deceptively backed by conflicted science, pose a persistent threat to health.

Comedy of Social Media Errors: Pharma’s Lame Take on Glee

Pharma attempts to recreate Glee and High School Musical to help push drugs on kids. How'd they do?

Pharma Cash Cows Out to Pasture

Patents of several popular drugs will end, allowing a cheaper, generic version to be available to the public.

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