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FDA approves Ontruzant, Samsung Bioepis’ Herceptin biosimilar

Jan 22, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Samsung Bioepis has received its first approval for an oncology drug from the Food and Drug Administration, which has given the green light to the company's Ontruzant — a biosimilar of Herceptin. Read More...
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The FDA is considering drugs to help kids quit vaping

Jan 22, 2019 , CNN Health
The US Food and Drug Administration is considering the role of drug therapies to get kids to quit vapes and other nicotine products, with medical organizations and vaping groups weighing in during a public hearing Friday on how to address rising levels of e-cigarette use among youth....
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Should You Bet On Transdermal Drug Delivery?

Jan 22, 2019 , Forbes
Delivering drugs through a patch sounds good. But can you make money investing in it? Not likely. But a Quebec company is working with Tilray to get you a Cannabis high via oral...
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FDA approves Lupin’s generic Synthroid tablets

Jan 22, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The drug had a market size of roughly $2.5 billion for the 12 months ended September 2018, according to IQVIA data. Read More...
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With more money spent marketing opioids, more overdose deaths followed, study says

Jan 22, 2019 , CNN Health
The more money pharmaceutical companies spent marketing opioids to doctors, the more prescriptions doctors wrote for those drugs and more fatal opioid overdoses followed, according to a study published Friday in the journal JAMA Network Open....
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FDA's Banner Year For Approvals: Will Market Access To New Drugs Follow Suit?

Jan 22, 2019 , Forbes
By all accounts 2018 was a sensational year for Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approvals of new drugs and biologics. But, payers are faced with the prospect of having to manage the impact of drugs launching at increasingly higher...
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Swiss team develop 'microswimmer' robot to deliver drugs through the body

Jan 22, 2019 , Reuters
- A tiny sliver of elastic material swims along inside a narrow tube, coiling up and changing shape in response to the thickness of fluid and the contours of the tube around it as it moves towards its goal....
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Civica Rx aims to stabilize fragile pharmaceutical supply chain

Jan 20, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Seemingly intractable drug shortages have spawned Civica Rx, which maps out a phased approach to bringing more generic drugs to...
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First Generic Version of Epilepsy Drug Sabril Approved

Jan 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: First Generic Version of Epilepsy Drug Sabril ApprovedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Are GPOs, PBMs part of the drug cost problem or the solution?

Jan 20, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The middlemen of group purchasing organizations and pharmacy benefit managers remain a central part of the drug pricing and shortage...
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FDA Panel Splits Vote on New Diabetes Drug

Jan 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: FDA Panel Splits Vote on New Diabetes DrugCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Experimental Drug Could Be New Option for Type 2 Diabetes

Jan 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Experimental Drug Could Be New Option for Type 2 DiabetesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Lilly cancer drug fails key trial, will no longer be prescribed

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday that its cancer treatment Lartruvo, which had won conditional approval, failed to improve patient survival in a long-term confirmatory study and will no longer be prescribed, driving the drugmaker's shares down nearly 3 percent....
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Opioid deaths linked to drug marketing to physicians, study

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
New research shows a link between increased opioid marketing to physicians and higher opioid prescribing rates and elevated overdose deaths in the U.S. It's one of the first studies to make that...
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MedPAC members consider arbitration to control drug prices

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission members say the panel needs to explore how to lower hospitals' drug prices covered under Medicare Part A, with some members floating binding arbitration as a...
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CVS and Walmart resolve short-lived reimbursement dispute

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
CVS Health and Walmart said they have resolved a contract dispute and inked a new multiyear contract that allows certain CVS pharmacy benefit management customers to continue filling prescriptions at Walmart...
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Which Came First: Cannabis Use Or Psychotic Disorders? Scientists Weigh In On Dangers, Myths

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Top scientists who specialize in marijuana research are divided over whether the drug can lead to disorders like schizophrenia. “I’ve been doing this research for 25 years, and it’s polarizing even among academics,” said Margaret Haney, a professor of neurobiology at Columbia University Medical Center. Other public health news focuses on climate change's dangers; pain's origins in the brain; the race for health apps; a video game for kids with ADHD; a new way to tell if patients take...
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Short Supply, Cost of Key Drugs

Jan 19, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Short Supply, Cost of Key Drugs Leave Hospitals...
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Study: Marketing to Docs, Opioid Crisis Linked

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
A county-by-county analysis showed that opioid use increased in places where drug makers focused their marketing efforts to physicians, researchers...
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FDA chief: Agency has money for about 5 more weeks of drug approvals

Jan 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb responded to queries about the government shutdown's effect on drug approvals on Twitter. Read More...
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