Medicine


Pfizer Beats 3Q Net Forecasts on Lower Charges, Higher Sales

Pfizer doubled its third-quarter profit, thanks to slightly higher sales, lower one-time charges and reduced spending on production and administration. The drug giant edged past Wall Street’s profit expectations and…

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Israeli Doctor Chosen to Head World Medical Association

Dr. Leonid Eidelman, chairman of the Israel Medical Association, was voted to head the World Medical Association at its most recent meeting in October. Eidelman, who heads the anesthesiology department…

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Eli Lilly to Trim Workforce by Nearly 9 Percent

Eli Lilly will slash its global workforce by nearly 9 percent as the drugmaker closes some research sites and pushes to trim fixed costs. The Indianapolis company said Thursday it…

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Express Scripts to Limit Opioids; Doctors Concerned

Express Scripts, the nation’s largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb…

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