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Shire won an injunction in a German court against Roche for making incomplete and misleading remarks about one of its medicines, a new turn in a closely watched battle between the two drug makers, Reuters reports. In a Roche clinical trial, some patients who experienced bleeding despite getting its experimental emicizumab drug were treated with so-called bypassing agents. Shire contends Roche disparaged its FEIBA bypassing agent.

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  • Hi Ed. To paraphrase the late radio man Paul Harvey, here’s the rest of the story on the objection to Dr Fitzgerald. Linked below is the board for the International Menopause Society. Most of them are in the tank for Big Pharma, and Big Pharma makes branded “anti aging” products like the estrogens. On the other hand Fitzgerald supports compounding these products, which saves the patient a ton of money. “And now you know the rest of the story”.

    http://www.imsociety.org/editorial_board.php

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