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Biopharmaceutical Research Companies are Developing Nearly 200 Medicines for the Most Common Chronic Health Problem in the United States

How You Can Help Fight a $1.1 Trillion Disease

Washington, D.C. (November 21, 2011) — In honor of Alzheimer's disease month, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) produced a compelling video series highlighting the impact this devastating disease has on patients, caregivers and the U.S. health care system.

PhRMA Statement on Protecting Intellectual Property

Washington, D.C. (October 26, 2011) — Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Senior Vice President Matthew Bennett issued the following statement regarding the introduction of the Stop Online Piracy Act:
 
"PhRMA applauds the introduction of the Stop Online Piracy Act and looks forward to working with Chairman Smith and members of the House Judiciary Committee on an issue critical to innovation in the U.S.
 

PhRMA Statement on Intellectual Capital

Washington, D.C. (October 25, 2011) — Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Senior Vice President Matthew Bennett issued the following statement regarding a new report on the value of intellectual capital in the U.S.:"
 

Medicines in Development for Older Americans - Backgrounder

Alzheimer’s disease– A gene therapy in development for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease is designed to deliver nerve growth factor (NGF) to the brain.  NGF is a naturally occurring protein that is important for neuron survival.  The gene treatment is injected into a region in the brain where neuron degeneration occurs in Alzheimer’s disease.

Selected Medicines in Development for Diabetes and Diabetes-Related Conditions

Lowering Blood Glucose Levels – Patients with type 2 diabetes absorb greater amounts of glucose in their kidneys than people who do not have diabetes, which can contribute to elevated glucose levels in the blood.

Read More About Medicines in Development for Children

America’s biopharmaceutical companies are researching 316 medicines to help meet the unique health care needs of children and adolescents. The medicines are currently in clinical trials or under review by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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