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Drugs developed by the fastest companies each gained an average of $1.1 billion in incremental prescription revenue and saved an average of $30 million in out-of-pocket development costs, compared to those of the slowest companies, according to Tufts University's Center for the Study of Drug Development (CSDD).
Vaccines made with bacteria killed by gamma rays may be more effective than those made using standard heat or chemical inactivation, according to Sandip Datta, MD, assistant professor in the department of medicine, University of California, San Diego (http://www.ucsd.edu).