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Omnicare to pay $124 million to settle fraud allegations

June 30, 2014
Cincinnati-based Omnicare Inc. is to pay more than $124 million in a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice for allegedly offering financial incentives to healthcare facilities.
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India's drug makers embrace automation

June 30, 2014
India's second largest drug maker by sales, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, is embracing automation and making it a critical part of the manufacturing process.
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US regulator to tighten scrutiny on potential drug delay deals

June 24, 2014
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has announced plans to increase probes into pharmaceutical deals that potentially harm competition by delaying the launch of generic drugs on the market.
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British scientists discover way to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria

June 23, 2014
Thanks to a new study by researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA), the fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria may become easier.
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Merck to take over hepatitis C drug maker

June 16, 2014
American pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. is planning to buy Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc., a Massachusetts-based company specializing in developing treatment for hepatitis C.
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Hikma Pharmaceuticals to take over US generic injectables manufacturer

June 5, 2014
London-based multinational company Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC has reached an asset acquisition agreement with Ben Venue Laboratories for the purchase of its U.S. generic injectables division, Bedford Laboratories, for $300 million.
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US pharma major Abbott to pay $2.9 billion for Chile's CFR

June 3, 2014
U.S. pharmaceuticals and healthcare products major Abbott Laboratories has agreed to acquire Chile-based pharmaceutical firm CFR Pharmaceuticals SA in a deal worth $2.9 billion.
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Sun Pharma's response to FDA import ban seen as 'inadequate'

May 27, 2014
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Sun Pharma has failed to take sufficient measures to correct the violations that led to the enforcement action.
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EU, US health officials team up to fight antimicrobial resistance

May 19, 2014
Health officials from both sides of the Atlantic have been working together to tackle antimicrobial resistance under their joint Transatlantic Taskforce on Antimicrobial Resistance.
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Sanofi looking to shed multi-billion portfolio to optimize assets

May 6, 2014
French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi SA is exploring options to sell a range of older drugs, with an estimated value of the portfolio between $7 billion and $8 billion.
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