France's competition authority is investigating Novartis ( NVS ) and Roche over whether they conspired to prevent the use of Roche's ( OTCQX:RHHBY ) Avastin to treat vision problems in favor
owns only companies domiciled in the United States, which means that it doesn't invest in foreign behemoths such as Novartis NVS , Roche RHHBY, and Sanofi SNY. That said, many of the companies in VHT operate businesses spanning the globe, which
criteria eliminate foreign health-care companies, the index excludes international health-care behemoths such as Novartis NVS , GlaxoSmithKline GSK, Roche RHHBY, and Sanofi SNY. That said, we'd note that most of the firms included here
In 2011, for instance, Johnson & Johnson's ( JNJ ) Peter Lebowitz helped his company beat competitors such as Novartis ( NVS ) to buy the rights to a blood-cancer drug from Pharmacyclics ( PCYC ) called Imbruvica. The treatment was eventually
molecule drugs representing everything from nitrogen mustard s in the 1940s to GleevecÒ or Imatinib mesylate by Novartis (NYSE: NVS ), and then the era of targeted therapeutics, harvesting the power of genetic technology, for example, monoclonal
Novartis ' ( NVS ) Jakavi treatment has achieved the main goal in a Phase III trial of maintaining red-blood cell volume in certain patients with
ZURICH, March 7 (Reuters) - Novartis drug Jakavi achieved its main goal in a late-stage trial for patients suffering from a rare blood cancer, putting it on track to become a potential blockbuster...
ZURICH, March 7 (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Novartis said on Friday a final stage test of Jakavi, used to treat patients with a rare blood cancer, had met its primary endpoint and improved two key measures of disease control in patients.
* Watchdog fined firms for collusion over cancer drug use
ROME, March 6 (Reuters) - Italian prosecutors looking into allegations of collusion between Roche and Novartis suspect possible market manipulation and aggravated fraud, judicial sources said on Thursday.