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 Bottles of several opioid based medication at a pharmacy in  Ohio. Photograph: REUTERS/Bryan Woolston/File Photo

Turn on a TV set or YouTube video in America today and it won’t take long before you’ll encounter a drug company’s ad telling you how their product ca(...)

Opioid addiciton is considered to be one of the biggest and most intractable problems facing the US healthcare system. File photograph: Reuters

The fallout from the landmark judgment in Oklahoma this week holding drug companies liable for the scourge of addiction to opioid-based painkillers co(...)

Johnson & Johnson’s stock got a boost from the lower-than-expected fine imposed on the company. Photograph: EPA/Justin Lane

The world’s largest maker of healthcare products vowed on Tuesday to appeal an Oklahoma court ruling that it was liable for the costs of treating opio(...)

Stemple Exchange: Channor’s  two six-storey over basement office blocks  which will front on to the N2-N3 link roads and provide 15,794 sq m (170,000sq ft) of office space

Veolia is leasing 1,022sq m (11,000sq ft) of office space for its new Irish headquarters at Plaza 256 in Blanchardstown Corporate Park, Dublin 15. Th(...)

Ireland is also one of the largest exporters of medical products in Europe with annual sales of €12.6 billion to more than 100 companies worldwide
Broad-based strengths

Ireland’s life sciences sector is broadly based and has developed considerable strengths over the past five decades and more. Indeed, it is among the (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Mark Trudeau, president and chief executive of Irish-domiciled drugmaker Mallinckrodt: net sales fell 10.5 per cent in the third quarter.

Shares of Irish-domiciled pharma group Mallinckrodt plunged more than 30 per cent to an all-time low on Tuesday after it reported disappointing quarte(...)

 EpiPen allergy treatment pens  manufactured by Mylan. Photograph:   ReuterS/Jim Bourg

Mylan on Wednesday cut its forecasts for this year and next as eroding prices for generic drugs and challenges getting new products approved in the US(...)

Jim Chanos, founder and president of Kynikos Associates, speaks at the Skybridge Alternatives conference in Las Vegas, where he said he was shorting Irish drug company Mallinckrodt. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Investment manager Jim Chanos is shorting Irish drugmaker Mallinckrodt and US pharmacy-benefit manager Express Scripts Holding as scrutiny increases o(...)

Mallinckrodt’s new location on the Cruiserath Road in Blanchardstown also houses  a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility

US pharma group Mallinckrodt is to create up to 45 jobs at its new global medical device engineering centre, consolidating global device research and (...)

 Irish-based pharmaceutical firm Mallinckrodt said it is pleased to confirm that it has entered a settlement agreement with the US Federal Trade Commission. Photograph:

Irish-based pharmaceutical firm Mallinckrodt agreed to pay $100 million (€93.8 million) to settle claims that its US unit illegally boosted the price (...)

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