Seven months after clinical trials for a promising Alzheimer’s drug were halted and the treatment was declared a failure, a new analysis suggests it was actually effective, and the company that makes it plans to move forward in securing federal approval.
The cancer center, opened in 2008, is now one of just 51 “comprehensive cancer centers” in the nation and the only one in Indiana.
Young is out front nationally on a key anti-smoking platform: Raising the minimum age for buying tobacco to 21.
Array’s stock was already at a record before the deal announcement, following the company’s news last month of positive clinical trial results using Braftovi and Mektovi with Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co.’s Erbitux.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. on Friday won a shareholder vote to approve its takeover of Celgene Corp., paving the way to close the largest pharmaceutical merger in history and create a cancer-drug giant.
County officials unveiled a mobile health unit that will visit neighborhoods hit hard by hepatitis C and offer health screenings and clean needles in the latest tactic against the opioid epidemic.
For a startup that has raised an eye-popping $71 million in just three years, Outpost Medicine LLC likes to keep a low profile. The young company, which is developing drugs for urinary and gastrointestinal disorders, is headquartered in small, unmarked space at the Parkwood Crossing office complex on East 96th Street. It has issued only a […]
Increasingly, top researchers are questioning whether drugs such as Lantus from Sanofi, Levemir and Novolog from Novo Nordisk A/S, and Humalog from Eli Lilly and Co. are really needed for many patients.
Lartruvo shouldn’t be started in new patients, and those patients already taking it should ask their doctors if they should continue, U.S. regulators said, following a key study that failed to show the medicine prolonged lives.
The researchers are testing the effectiveness of a small, targeted molecule to prevent or reverse chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy—a nerve problem that causes pain, numbness and tingling.
Look at the future prospects, not the losses, says the CEO of a newly listed Chinese biotech company that’s developing anti-cancer drugs with Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co.
The West Lafayette biotech firm’s stock traded as low as $1.41 last fall, following multiple setbacks and restructurings. But the stock had soared to $24 Thursday morning after news that it would be acquired by Novartis.
The IU School of Medicine said the grant, its largest-ever National Institutes of Health award, will fund a five-year study of a form of Alzheimer’s disease that affects young people.
Eli Lilly and Co.’s stock jumped Thursday after midstage research on an experimental diabetes drug showed significant weight loss in patients. The news took a toll on shares of rival Novo Nordisk.
The company, which employs more than 3,000 on the northeast side, has been struggling on the diabetes side of its business. To bounce back, it is investing heavily in diagnostics, and is working to commercialize several products it hopes will be game-changers.
The tally of fatalities was nearly twice as large as what health officials previously considered a bad year, the director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
Of course, Indiana’s improved ranking doesn’t necessarily mean Hoosiers are slimming down, and could simply reflect that other states are getting worse.