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Injected Drug May Be New Weapon Against Gout

Sep 20, 2018 , WebMD
Instead of targeting excessively high uric acid levels as existing gout drugs do, the new strategy aims to reduce overall inflammation. The drug goes after a specific inflammatory molecule called...
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Black Patients’ Access To ‘Revolutionary’ Treatments Stymied By Stark Under-Representation In Clinical Trials

Sep 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
There's a regulatory reluctance to impose diversity requirements for drug trials, but that's left a gaping disparity around who has access to new and life-changing cancer drugs. In other public health news: Alzheimer's, vaping, marijuana drugs, diabetes, DNA, obesity, and...
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Dilantin vs. Depakote

Sep 20, 2018 , RxList
Depakote (divalproex sodium) and Dilantin (phenytoin) are antiepileptic drugs (AEDs or anticonvulsants) used to treat epilepsy Depakote is also used to treat manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder and migraine...
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Perspectives: Why Does This HIV Drug Cost $75 In Africa and $39,000 In America?

Sep 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Read recent commentaries about drug-cost...
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California: Drugmaker paid doctors to overprescribe Humira

Sep 20, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
California's insurance commissioner accused pharmaceutical giant AbbVie of illegally plying doctors with cash, gifts and services to prescribe Humira, tainting their relationship with patients and driving up insurance...
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FDA Expands Strategies for Safer Opioid Prescribing

Sep 20, 2018 , RxList
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) unveiled a new strategy today that will be added to its broader efforts in addressing the current opioid...
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Pricing And Drug Shortage Study Prompts Concerns That Pharma Is Leveraging Scarcity To Reap More Profit

Sep 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
News outlets report on stories related to pharmaceutical...
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Senate Approves Bill That Lifts Gag Clauses Preventing Pharmacists From Discussing Drug Prices

Sep 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The legislation, if it makes it through the House, would be a small win for President Donald Trump, who took to Twitter to champion the bill when it looked to be in danger on...
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Viking shares surge after fatty liver drug trial

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
Viking Therapeutics Inc's shares more than doubled in value on Tuesday after promising data from a mid-stage trial of its fatty liver drug were seen as topping that from larger rival Madrigal Pharmaceuticals ....
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California insurance regulator sues AbbVie alleging Humira kickbacks

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones on Tuesday filed a complaint on behalf of the State of California against AbbVie Inc, alleging the drugmaker gave illegal kickbacks to healthcare providers to prescribe its blockbuster drug, Humira....
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Psychedelic Drugs to Treat Depression, PTSD?

Sep 19, 2018 , WebMD
Over the last 50 years, researchers have made “transformative” advances in understanding how the brain works. But there haven’t been corresponding breakthroughs in psychiatric...
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GSK grabs new drug development head from Boehringer

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
GlaxoSmithKline has hired Chris Corsico from German drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim to fill the new role of senior vice-president development as the company reshapes its research strategy, a spokesman for the British group said on Tuesday....
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FDA Approves 2nd Migraine Prevention Drug

Sep 19, 2018 , eMedicine Health
FDA Approves 2nd Migraine Prevention...
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FDA Approves 2nd Migraine Prevention Drug

Sep 19, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: FDA Approves 2nd Migraine Prevention DrugCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2018 12:00:00...
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Clovis Oncology, execs to pay $20 million to settle SEC charges

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
U.S. biotechnology company Clovis Oncology Inc and its Chief Executive Patrick Mahaffy and former CFO Erle Mast, will pay more than $20 million to settle charges of misleading investors about the efficacy of a cancer drug, the top U.S. securities regulator said on Tuesday....
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Viewpoints: GOP’s Opioid Bill Is Not Worth Celebrating; Time To Reinvent The Failed Drug Enforcement Agency

Sep 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health issues and...
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Injected Drug May Be New Weapon Against Gout

Sep 19, 2018 , WebMD
Instead of targeting excessively high uric acid levels as existing gout drugs do, the new strategy aims to reduce overall inflammation. The drug goes after a specific inflammatory molecule called...
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FDA Approves 2nd Migraine Prevention Drug

Sep 19, 2018 , RxList
The FDA has approved Ajovy, a new drug for migraine prevention in adults, the manufacturer, Teva Pharmaceuticals, has...
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Injected Drug May Be New Weapon Against Gout

Sep 19, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Injected Drug May Be New Weapon Against GoutCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2018 12:00:00...
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AstraZeneca plots China robot offensive to counter price cuts

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
With smart cancer diagnostics, one-stop-shop diabetes kits and AI systems to improve ambulance pick-ups for patients with chest pain, AstraZeneca aims to move from simply supplying drugs to become a broad healthcare provider in China....
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