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AGEING BOOSTS DRUG SALES TO $835BN AND RISING

Age related illnesses such as cardiovascular disease and cancer have driven a global drugs boom that pushed worldwide pharmaceutical sales above $US600 billion ($835billion) for the first time last year. Australia's biggest-selling drug was the cholesterol-reducing Lipitor. It was also the world's most used drug, with worldwide sales exceeding $12 billion of the overall $32billion cholesterol-reduction market.
The Australian