Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway placed a $5.7bn (€4.8bn) bet on four US pharmaceutical stocks in the third quarter. File photograph: Getty

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway placed a $5.7 billion (€4.8 billion) bet on four US pharmaceutical stocks in the third quarter, as the billionaire(...)

A new survey has shown that  87% of people in Ireland had never heard of PrEP. File photograph: Thor Swift/The New York Times

One in five people in Ireland do not know what they can do to prevent themselves contracting HIV, new research has shown ahead of World Aids Day this (...)

The Israel-headquartered Teva has confirmed the Waterford site is one of the most successful across the group

Pre-tax profits at the main Irish arm of pharma company, Teva, last year almost halved to $154 million (€140.6 million) in spite of revenues increasin(...)

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Purdue Pharma and members of the multi-billionaire Sackler family, who own the company that makes the prescription painkiller OxyContin, have offered (...)

An aerial view of Unit B at Xerox Technology Park. The property is located on a site of 4.5 acres.

The former test lab facility of Teva Pharmaceuticals in Dundalk has been brought to the market by agent JLL at a guide price of €4.5 million. Located(...)

More than 40 US states have alleged some generic drug firms are inflating drug prices. Photograph: Reuters

US states filed a lawsuit accusing Teva Pharmaceuticals of orchestrating a sweeping scheme with 19 other drug companies to inflate drug prices – somet(...)

The French connection. Macron and May meet  in Paris. Photograph: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

Image of the week: We meet again For health and safety reasons, this isn’t the photograph of the diplomatic kiss shared by Emmanuel Macron and Theres(...)

Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin pills, which are made by Purdue Pharma. Photograph: George Frey/Reuters

Makers of the OxyContin painkiller that has been blamed for fuelling an epidemic of opioid abuse have settled their first in a series of lawsuits brou(...)

PrEp, the once-daily medication has been proven to reduce the risk of HIV infection, particularly among members of the gay community, by up to 90 per cent.

Health authorities have begun a formal process to evaluate the possibility of introducing a State-funded HIV prevention drug. The anti-HIV Pre-Exposu(...)

Declan Black, managing partner of Mason Hayes & Curran. “I do expect to return to growth this year...solid single-digit percentage growth.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish law firm Mason Hayes & Curran recorded a 1.2 per cent drop in its turnover last year, largely due to Brexit-related nervousness among client(...)

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