Head of German drug watchdog resists pressure to step down

Head of German drug watchdog resists pressure to step down

The head of Germany’s independent drug watchdog has criticised the pharmaceutical industry for allegedly trying to muzzle his institute for its often critical stance on drug companies.

German men to get cheap version of Viagra

German men to get cheap version of Viagra

Pharma giant Bayer in contempt: US

Pharma giant Bayer in contempt: US

Chinese target Bayer in drug firms probe

Chinese target Bayer in drug firms probe

Impotence drug too strong – firm flops

Impotence drug too strong – firm flops

Big pharma ‘human guinea pigs’ spark anger

Big pharma ‘human guinea pigs’ spark anger

Toxic chemical cloud drifts over Frankfurt

Toxic chemical cloud drifts over Frankfurt

Bayer fights for cancer drug patent in India

Bayer fights for cancer drug patent in India

Lobbyist suspected of spying on Health Ministry

Lobbyist suspected of spying on Health Ministry

East Germany sold sick for West pharma testing

East Germany sold sick for West pharma testing

No more Merck cancer drug for Greek hospitals

No more Merck cancer drug for Greek hospitals

Thalidomide victim wins millions from drugs firms

Thalidomide victim wins millions from drugs firms

Drug data firm ‘sold raw info’ to big pharma

Drug data firm ‘sold raw info’ to big pharma

Unused swine flu vaccine goes up in smoke

Unused swine flu vaccine goes up in smoke

Thalidomide victims protest 50 years on

Thalidomide victims protest 50 years on

Merck accuses US firm of Facebook page larceny

Merck accuses US firm of Facebook page larceny

Foodwatch says cholesterol-reducing margarine needs pharmacist approval

Foodwatch says cholesterol-reducing margarine needs pharmacist approval

Pfizer cutting hundreds of jobs

Pfizer cutting hundreds of jobs

Biotech benefits converting genetic engineering sceptics

Biotech benefits converting genetic engineering sceptics

Skin cream possibly gave Egyptian queen cancer 3,500 years ago

Skin cream possibly gave Egyptian queen cancer 3,500 years ago

Report slams doctors for prescribing habits

Report slams doctors for prescribing habits

Bayer faces US lawsuit over YAZ contraceptive

Bayer faces US lawsuit over YAZ contraceptive

Bayer raises outlook on strong results

Bayer raises outlook on strong results

Bayer hit by surprise Q4 loss on heavy charges

Bayer hit by surprise Q4 loss on heavy charges

Chemical giant BASF sees profits soar

Chemical giant BASF sees profits soar

Major fraud suspected with HIV drugs

Major fraud suspected with HIV drugs

Pharma firm probed for allegedly bribing doctors

Pharma firm probed for allegedly bribing doctors

Pharma experts doubt new drug testing system

Pharma experts doubt new drug testing system

Bayer tests drug cure for double chins

Bayer tests drug cure for double chins

Bayer to spend €1 billion on China expansion

Bayer to spend €1 billion on China expansion

Global rebound boosts BASF and Bayer

Global rebound boosts BASF and Bayer

BASF looks to invest billions in Asia

BASF looks to invest billions in Asia

‘Pink Viagra’ dropped as tests fail to excite

‘Pink Viagra’ dropped as tests fail to excite

Bayer develops ‘vaginal atrophy’ drug

Bayer develops ‘vaginal atrophy’ drug

Diabetes drug Avandia to be banned amid heart attack fears

Diabetes drug Avandia to be banned amid heart attack fears

Chancellery allegedly ousted top pharma critic

Chancellery allegedly ousted top pharma critic

Jasmine scent could replace Valium, scientists discover

Jasmine scent could replace Valium, scientists discover

Berlin aims to end big pharma’s price monopoly

Berlin aims to end big pharma’s price monopoly

BASF snaps up Cognis for €3.1 billion

BASF snaps up Cognis for €3.1 billion

German ‘female Viagra’ fails to excite US drug approval agency

German ‘female Viagra’ fails to excite US drug approval agency

New medicines watchdog head says nine of ten drugs pointless

New medicines watchdog head says nine of ten drugs pointless

Teacher sues Bayer for birth defects

Teacher sues Bayer for birth defects

Germans smoking less, but still drinking copiously

Germans smoking less, but still drinking copiously

Rösler infuriates pharma industry with plan to cut drugs costs

Rösler infuriates pharma industry with plan to cut drugs costs

Israeli drugmaker Teva buys Ratiopharm

Israeli drugmaker Teva buys Ratiopharm

Rösler threatens pharma industry with drug discounts

Rösler threatens pharma industry with drug discounts

Health Ministry plans drug market reform

Health Ministry plans drug market reform

Merck snaps up Millipore for $7.2 billion

Merck snaps up Millipore for $7.2 billion

Lousy 2009 results pressure Bayer shares

Lousy 2009 results pressure Bayer shares

Rösler vows high drug prices to fall

Rösler vows high drug prices to fall

Doctors outraged by infant vaccine shortage

Doctors outraged by infant vaccine shortage

BASF’s profits fall amid rocky recovery

BASF’s profits fall amid rocky recovery

Bayer quarterly profit drops sharply

Bayer quarterly profit drops sharply

New German drug saves Aussie baby from brain-melting disease

New German drug saves Aussie baby from brain-melting disease

Merck upbeat despite drop in profit

Merck upbeat despite drop in profit

Police clear animal rights protestors from lab site

Police clear animal rights protestors from lab site

Health insurers bashed for vaccine threats

Health insurers bashed for vaccine threats

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Bayer books steep slump in profits

Bayer slammed by global downturn

Bayer slammed by global downturn

Chemicals giant BASF warns of dire 2009

Chemicals giant BASF warns of dire 2009

Thousands of Germans addicted to nose spray

Thousands of Germans addicted to nose spray

BASF warns of job cuts

BASF warns of job cuts

Late billionaire Merckle agreed to sell Ratiopharm

Late billionaire Merckle agreed to sell Ratiopharm

Troubled billionaire Merckle takes own life

Troubled billionaire Merckle takes own life

BASF suspends work and cuts profit target

BASF suspends work and cuts profit target

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BASF lowers 2008 earnings targets

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Merck posts solid third-quarter results amid crisis

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Chemicals giant BASF wants to takeover Swiss rival Ciba

High oil prices bolster record BASF profits

High oil prices bolster record BASF profits

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Bayer sees growth despite drop in Q2 profit

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Boehringer Ingelheim set to buy US biotech group Actimis

Bayer hails EU approval for Yaz contraceptive

Bayer hails EU approval for Yaz contraceptive