After years of pipeline failures, Eli Lilly and Co. is on a bit of a hot streak. This month alone, the Indianapolis-based drugmaker has reported positive results from clinical trials of four experimental drugs.
Eli Lilly and Co. received some European legal backing for its top product, the lung cancer treatment Alimta, on Thursday when a British court upheld a patent protecting a vitamin regimen administered with the drug.
Eli Lilly and Co. has been ordered to face claims it misled consumers about “brain zaps” and other withdrawal side effects tied to its antidepressant Cymbalta in the first cases slated to be heard by juries.
The Indiana-based company has taken the name Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. and will trade under the ticker symbol to "ZBH" on Monday. Zimmer Holdings Inc. agreed to buy privately-held Biomet in April 2014.
Kem Hawkins, who has been president of Cook Group Inc. since 2001, will retire on July 1. He will be replaced by Pete Yonkman, who since 2013 has been president of Cook Medical, the Cook subsidiary that makes medical devices.
Anthem Inc. has made a buyout offer to rival health insurer Cigna Corp. for $45 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. That price would make the deal the largest health insurance merger in U.S. history.
Millions of people will be able to see a doctor on their smartphones or laptops for everyday ailments once the nation's largest drugstore chain and two major insurers expand a budding push into virtual health care.