The battle is heating up between Gilead Sciences and GlaxoSmithKline over which company will dominate the multibillion dollar global market for HIV therapies. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Gilead’s newest HIV medication. Called Biktarvy, the much-awaited once-daily tablet, which adds a new-age integrase inhibitor called bictegravir to Gilead’s mainstay therapies emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide is expected to hit the market next month.
No one doubts that Teva Pharmaceutical Industries CEO Kare Schultz has been making all the right moves to turnaround the troubled drug maker’s dwindling fortunes. Burdened by more than $32 billion in debt from past acquisitions, the world’s largest generic drug maker is cutting costs at feverish pace. The company suspended dividend payments to investors, amended debt covenants and eliminated low-value research projects. Still, hopes for 2018 just got dashed to pieces.
After all this time, is Gilead Sciences finally emerging as a growth story? The drug maker posted fourth quarter financial results after Tuesday’s market close, delivering estimate-beating per-share profit and revenue, earning $1.78 on sales of $5.95 billion. But forecasts for full-year 2018 sales of $20 billion to $21 billion fell short of expectations.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".