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Lawsuit accuses Gilead of propping up cost of HIV treatments by blocking generic competition

A scientist at Gilead Sciences analyzes patient antibody levels at the Gilead laboratory in Foster City, California. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Pharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences engaged in a “long-running scheme” to block generic competition of its combination drug “cocktails” to treat HIV, a new California lawsuit filed on Monday alleges. The… Read More »

Insys founder Kapoor found guilty in landmark opioid bribery lawsuit

As the nation’s opioid epidemic grew like wildfire, federal prosecutors were never able to pin down the drugs’ manufacturers for their role in fueling the crisis. Turns out there’s a first time for everything. John Kapoor, the founder of Insys Therapeutics, was found guilty Thursday on federal racketeering conspiracy charges. He was charged for his role in… Read More »

Democrats Fight Back Against Lawsuit Threatening Health Law

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Democrats on Thursday officially launched their pushback against a December federal court decision that declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. A group of 17 Democratic state attorneys general formally appealed the Dec. 14 decision in Texas v. U.S. issued by U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor.… Read More »