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Discounting hit J&J's Xarelto hard. Can a new launch turn things around?

Competition and discounting are understandably plaguing Johnson & Johnson’s older drugs. But its cardiovascular blockbuster Xarelto is also on that list. The New Jersey drugmaker reported a 14.4% dip in fourth-quarter sales for the anticoagulant, which competes against Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb’s hotshot Eliquis and Boehringer Ingelheim’s Pradaxa. J&J attributed the ding to U.S. discounting in the… Read More »

Horror as giant RAT is spotted crawling around an NHS maternity wing

Horror as giant RAT is spotted scurrying around an NHS maternity wing as hospital claims ‘building works may have disturbed its natural habitat’ The rodent was pictured sniffing about Lincoln County Hospital on Saturday  A spokesperson for the hospital said that it was investigating the sighting  In a statement, they added this is the only… Read More »