Arlene Weintraub

Arlene Weintraub

Award-winning science journalist

Arlene Weintraub is a science journalist and author with 20 years of experience writing about healthcare, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.

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Biotech: Generics Win a Round - Businessweek

The White House has endorsed a seven-year limit to data exclusivity. One big winner: Teva Pharmaceuticals

BusinessWeek

Inside Drugmakers' War on Fat

A huge jackpot awaits the company that devises an effective fix for obesity
Like hundreds of other executives whose companies are trying to develop blockbuster weight-loss drugs, Amylin Pharmaceutical...

BusinessWeek

Amgen's Bone-Loss Drug Faces Marketing Hurdles - Businessweek

Amgen is likely to receive FDA approval for denosumab, its newbiologic bone-loss drug, but it may be a hard sell against cheaper generics

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Ask Your Doctor If This Ad Is Right for You - Businessweek

The drug industry is spending billions on TV ads, but they may be scaring consumers away

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Can Roche Leave Genentech Alone? - Businessweek

Now that it has acquired the biotech superstar, success will depend on keeping some distance