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GSK and Novartis liniment marketing misled Australian consumers: court

May 18, 2019 , Reuters
The Australian subsidiaries of British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss drugmaker Novartis misled customers and broke the law by promoting identical liniments as though they could treat specific ills, an Australian court found on Friday....
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Trump administration postpones some Medicare drug-cost proposals

May 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
The Trump administration has decided to put part of its Medicare drug cost-cutting proposals on hold, for...
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Price Transparency: Why Are Drug Prices Such A Bitter Pill to Swallow?

May 18, 2019 , Forbes
Do you know how much you’ll pay out-of-pocket to fill your latest prescription? If you’re like the vast majority of Americans, probably not. We’re so used to sticker shock at the pharmacy that it has taken over a decade of rising drug prices to make it under the national...
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U.S. FDA labels J&J surgical staplers' recall as severest

May 18, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned of risks of serious injury or death from surgical staplers made by Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon unit, labeling a recent recall of the device as its most serious....
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Longer Looks: The Threat To Abortion, Trump And Drug Prices & What CBD Can Do

May 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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NACDS, NCPA react to CMS’ new drug pricing rule

May 18, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
NACDS, and NCPA reacted with disapproval after a final drug pricing rule excluded reforms to pharmacy DIR fees. Read More...
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AbbVie halts enrollment after brain cancer trial misses goal, shares fall

May 18, 2019 , Reuters
AbbVie Inc said on Friday it has halted enrollment of patients in all ongoing studies testing its brain cancer treatment after the drug failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage trial....
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Amazon's drug push has one start-up cutting staff, selling pharmacies to help businesses compete

May 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
Nimble, a venture capital-backed start-up, wants to help thousands of independent pharmacies go...
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FDA issues guidance on interchangeable biosimilars

May 17, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Food and Drug Administration is providing final guidance on the pathway for “interchangeable” biologics, which may be substituted without the involvement of the prescriber. Read More...
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Scientists Spot Unexpected Player in Fibromyalgia

May 17, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers combined metformin with standard drugs used for fibromyalgia and saw a much greater degree of pain...
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Ruling turns up pressure for FDA to strictly regulate e-cigarettes

May 17, 2019 , CNN Health
Some politicians and pediatricians have urged the US Food and Drug Administration to take strong, swift action on the growing use of e-cigarettes among America's youth, but the latest move comes from a federal judge who ordered the agency to speed up its review of thousands of vaping products now on the market....
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Researchers Identify Faster, More Effective Drug Combination Regimens To Treat Tuberculosis

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Tuberculosis is a potentially deadly though curable disease. Each year about 10 million people develop active cases, and 1.6 million people die. In addition, about 1.7 billion people around the world are infected with TB bacteria, which can lie dormant for weeks to years, then become active and caus......
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Roche: FDA approves drug combo Venclexta plus Gazyva for previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
Roche said on Thursday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved a treatment using its drugs Venclexta plus Gazyva for people with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia....
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Purdue Continued Pitching OxyContin Despite Concerns Raised By Sales Reps, New Suit From Pennsylvania Alleges

May 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The suit says Purdue Pharma drug representatives made 531,000 calls on doctors in the state since 2007, when the company settled with Pennsylvania and 25 other states and agreed to stop illegal diversion of OxyContin and to promote it only for federally approved uses. The company is facing a barrage of legal challenges from local counties, states and other parties eager to hold it accountable for the role it played in the opioid...
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FDA can't regulate death penalty drugs, Justice Department says

May 16, 2019 , CNN Health
The Food and Drug Administration does not have jurisdiction over death penalty drugs, the Justice Department said in an opinion....
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Johnson & Johnson to submit applications for at least 10 new drugs by 2023

May 16, 2019 , Reuters
Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday it expected to file marketing applications for at least 10 new drugs between 2019 to 2023, to strengthen its pharmaceuticals unit which has been a major growth driver....
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Benzodiazepines in early pregnancy tied to heightened risk of miscarriage

May 16, 2019 , Reuters
Pregnant women who take a class of drugs that's often prescribed for anxiety or insomnia may run a higher risk of miscarriage, a new study suggests....
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2019 Disruptor 50: No. 6 GoodRx

May 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Leading the fight against high prescription drug...
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Importing Drugs From Canada Not Viable For Lowering U.S. Prices

May 16, 2019 , Forbes
Americans are rightly concerned about the price of prescription medicines. New ideas and approaches are needed to deal with this...
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This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far

May 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50...
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