Vectors and 3D Models
Local Search - Health
Weather Information
Get the App for Smartphones and Tablets

Go Back


WhmSoft Free Articles Directory
Free Articles for Reprint
Free Articles to Publish
Free Articles for Newsletters
Videos to Watch


Page Generation Date and Time:
09/25/2017 22:46:20

 
Free the Animation VR / AR
Play to reveal 3D images and 3D models!
   
 
vlrPhone / vlrFilter
Project of very low consumption, radiation and bitrate softphones, with the support of the spatial audio, of the frequency shifts and of the ultrasonic communications / Multifunction Audio Filter with Remote Control!



 
 
Alexa Data
 

Go To Articles Directory Home Page

To get the current article, - See Below (at the bottom of the page) -.
For top news titles, see below.
Web sites and videos listed in this page are frequently updated.
If you find that this page is useful (quality of web sites, images and videos, ...), you can add it to your favorites.
Bookmark Page !

Tell a Friend:



With your mobile phone (WAP / I-Mode / iPhone / PDA), for free:
The Top News - http://www.whmsoft.net/services/wap/news.php
The Daily Files - http://www.whmsoft.net/services/wap/get.php
All the Directory Files - http://www.whmsoft.net/services/wap/choose.php

Web version of feeds:
Podcast Music - http://www.whmsoft.net/services/web/wpodcast.php
Daily Files - http://www.whmsoft.net/services/web/wget.php

You can play the Guitar Drum Revolution game (flash game) by following the link below:
Play Guitar Drum Revolution Game


You can play free online games (flash games) by following the link below:
Free Online Games

Play the samples below:
FleurTower Of HanoiXtreme PinballChaos FactionFlower Quest

You can view the people (celebrities) news and the front page news (with videos, images and constant updates) by following the link below:
View Recent News
or by visiting the WhmSoft Service blog:
News Photos Slideshows


Article Keyword Videos to Watch
Health
Click on the image to start the video.



Related Topics
Images - Links - Articles

Las Vegas


Related Images



Article Category Videos to Watch
Health
Go to the Videos Pages


How the drug patent process protects Big Pharma’s profits

Patents were created to protect inventors’ right to their discoveries and to promote the progress of society. But over time, the drug industry has come to know patents as a money-printing machine. Today, drug patents actually work against their original purpose — discouraging real innovation in the pharmaceutical industry.

The most profitable venture for drug companies is stretching out the patent of a billion-dollar drug. Patents make it illegal for a competitor to sell the same drug for a certain period of time. The longer a drug company can stretch out the patent life, the more money it can make. Extending a patent a few extra months translates into millions of dollars of added revenue.

Once a drug company’s patent expires, generic versions of the patented drug can be produced and sold. Since brand-name drugs never lower their prices in response to competition, drug sales plummet. Pharmagossip discusses this further in its post, Big Pharma’s Big Problem contd. - the rise of generics in the US. If only one generic is produced, sales of the brand-name drug remain relatively high because generics only lower their prices in response to competition. But if 50 generics are released, prices fall drastically and the life of the brand-name drug is essentially over.

For this reason, Big Pharma focuses most of its new product development efforts on “gaming” the federal government to extend patent and exclusivity rights. Drug makers essentially retest the same drug for other uses in order to lengthen the exclusivity period.

A good example is Schering-Plough’s Claritin, the antihistamine. Claritin’s patent and exclusivity rights were nearing expiration, so the drug maker retested Claritin with the FDA for slightly different uses and called it Clarinex. Schering-Plough then launched a huge promotional campaign to switch users from Claritin to Clarinex because it was an “improvement” over the existing drug, even though its chemical composition is almost identical. More on this common practice here, with a specific discussion of Claritin/Clarinex here.

How long will consumers put up with this kind of duplicity?

Click here to compare and find the most trusted and licensed Canadian pharmacies online.


About the Author: Click here for more free and helpful articles courtesy of eDrugSearch.com Blog.




Recommended Web Site(s):

Easy Articles Home Page - Articles Directory

Recommended WhmSoft Web Sites, Feeds and WAP Address:

WhmSoft Software Home Page - Software
WhmSoft Services Login Page - Music and Images
WhmSoft Moblog Home Page - Blog - Photo Gallery
WhmSoft Free Online Games Home Page - Flash Games
WhmSoft Services RSS Feed - Daily Music, Image and 3D Flash Animation
Classical Music with Drum RSS Feed - MIDI and MP3 Files
Classical Music with Drum Podcast Feed - MP3 and MP3 Files
WAP / I-Mode / PDAs - Daily Music, Image and Flash Animation

Home Pages:

WhmSoft Free Articles for Reprint Home Page
WhmSoft Services Home Page - Music and Images
Copyright (C) 2006-2017 WhmSoft - All Rights Reserved.