Amarin Soars as Fish Oil Pill Cuts Risk of Strokes in Long-Awaited Study

Xconomy New York — Amarin Soars as Fish Oil Pill Cuts Risk of Strokes in Long-Awaited Study Can fish oil help prevent, or reduce the risk of heart disease? Several studies have failed to show that it can. But Amarin this morning is releasing data from a massive study showing that its prescription-grade fish oil […]

Texas Medical Center forms ‘BioBridge’ with United Kingdom

By Christine Hall | September 12, 2018 The Texas Medical Center and the Department for International Trade in the United Kingdom formed a landmark BioBridge agreement Wednesday to provide a gateway for the advancement of life sciences between the two entities in the areas of innovation and research. The BioBridge, which included more than 18 months of preparation […]

Bipartisan bill proposes new ‘pull’ incentives for priority antibiotics

Representatives in the US House of Representatives yesterday introduced a bipartisan bill to encourage the development of new antibiotics, a move one expert called the most important antibiotic legislation in a generation. Currently, only a few large drug companies are involved in antibiotic research and development, because the cost of developing the drugs is so […]

Cost of antibiotic-resistant infections in U.S. tops $2B per year

Antibiotic resistance adds more than $1,000 to the cost of treatment for a single patient, according to a new study. Multiply that by the estimated number of antibiotic-resistant infections, and costs run well over $2 billion per year. The study, published Wednesday in Health Affairs and conducted by researchers from Emory University and Saint Louis University, used data […]