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Local Biotech Working On World’s First Malaria Vaccine

A major drug maker is making strides against malaria and a local biotech company is a big part of that success.


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Shares Of Epizyme Of Cambridge Skyrocket 80%, After Pair Of Positive Developments

Epizyme stock soared on Tuesday, after the company announced two important payments from its partners in the development of new types of cancer drugs.


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Mass. To Get $2.1 Million In Diabetes Drug Settlement

Massachusetts is getting more than $2.1 million to settle claims that British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline LLC deceptively promoted the diabetes drug Avandia.


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British Drugmaker Pleads Guilty In Largest Health Care Fraud Settlement In US History

An agreement by British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline to pay $3 billion for criminal and civil violations involving 10 drugs that are taken by millions of people has been approved by a federal judge


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GlaxoSmithKline To Pay $3 Billion In Health Care Fraud Settlement

GlaxoSmithKline LLC will pay $3 billion in the largest health care fraud settlement in U.S. history, the Justice Department said Monday.