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FIRST AID AFTER THE PATENT EXPIRY: the SPC.

It has often been said that the protection term of a patent lasts twenty years. Precisely, this period of time must be counted from the filing date of the application before the relevant national Office. 366 more words

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11 Blockbuster Drugs for 2015 - What Are They and Who Is Making Them?

I’ve been reading a lot about this Thomson Reuters analysis about this year’s predicted blockbuster drugs (i.e., drugs predicted to make over $1 billion in US dollars). 190 more words

2015

We're closer than ever to an Ebola vaccine

The ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa, which has killed over 10,000 and is still ongoing—79 new cases were reported this week. Its persistence has resulted in a push for researching new treatments and the involvement of big pharmaceutical companies, which… 503 more words

Top News: #RareDiseases:

Here are the top read news for #rarediseases:

A look at some key statistics on rare diseases in the US:

The global pharmaceutical industry is make huge investments in treatments for rare diseases, which once drew little interest from major drugmakers.  119 more words

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Shire, Maker of Binge-Eating Drug Vyvanse, First Marketed the Disease - NYTimes.com

Most Americans are unaware of just how dramatically the healthcare industry is stacked against them. It is truly an army of people intent upon selling, selling, and selling some more, even when the sale is unnecessary, unhelpful, or outright harmful. 923 more words

Health Policy

Psychiatrists have finally discovered how to better treat depression

Depression affects an estimated 5% of the world population, according to the WHO, and is the leading cause of disability for both male and female workers (though it affects women 50% more than men). 369 more words