Big Pharma: Declining Returns

The pharmaceutical industry is grappling with diminishing R&D productivity -- exemplified by a drop in revenue per new drug approval.
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Big Bets Aim To Jolt Heart Drug Sales Back To Life

Patent expiries mean annual sales of 15 different categories of heart drugs are set to fall by more than a quarter by 2017, from $83 billion in 2011 to $60 billion, according to consensus analyst forecasts compiled by Thomson Reuters Pharma.