New sickle cell gene therapies are a breakthrough, but solving how to pay their high prices is a struggle

Blood sample of patient positive tested for sickle cell. Kitsawet Saethao | Istock | Getty Images…

Moderna posts surprise quarterly profit even as Covid vaccines sales plummet

Moderna on Thursday posted a surprise quarterly profit, boosted by deferred revenue and cost cuts, even…

Senators to question Merck, J&J and Bristol Myers Squibb CEOs over high U.S. drug pricing

Sen. Bernie Sanders, left, appears at a news conference with Sen. Ed Markey on issuing subpoenas…

Fourth-quarter earnings are shaping up to be the best of 2023, but there’s a catch

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange on Feb. 1, 2024. Brendan…

Big pharma is at a crossroads, as J&J, Merck and others prepare to lose heaps of revenue from blockbuster drugs

The New York Stock Exchange welcomes Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) to the podium.  NYSE Big…

Merck, Johnson & Johnson CEOs agree to testify in Senate hearing on high drug prices

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., holds his news conference with Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., in the Capitol…

4 stock ideas I brought back from the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference and everything else I learned about the industry

Health care may be a real challenger to tech this year, a business that can actually…

J&J to acquire cancer drug developer Ambrx Biopharma for $2 billion

An entry sign to the Johnson & Johnson campus shows their logo in Irvine, California on…

Moderna stock pops after Oppenheimer says Covid shot maker could launch more products over next two years

Artur Widak | Nurphoto | Getty Images Shares of Moderna closed more than 13% higher on…

Biden administration’s Medicare drug price negotiations will face major tests in 2024

Activists protest the price of prescription drug costs in front of the U.S. Department of Health…

Moderna, Merck vaccine with Keytruda cuts risk of deadly skin cancer returning in half, data says

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Merck results beat expectations on strong Keytruda sales, surprise Covid drug growth

Merck headquarters in Rahway, New Jersey, on Tuesday, April 18, 2023. Christopher Occhicone | Bloomberg |…

Drugmakers opt in to Medicare drug price negotiations – here’s what happens next

A pharmacist holds a bottle of the drug Eliquis, made by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, at a pharmacy…

Federal judge declines to block Medicare drug price negotiations

A pharmacist holds a bottle of the drug Eliquis, made by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, at a pharmacy…

Merck, AstraZeneca, Bristol Myers Squibb to participate in Medicare drug price negotiations

In this photo illustration, Farxiga is made available to customers at the New City Halsted Pharmacy…