Lung cancer and leukaemia treatments to be added to PBS

19 November 2019 - “Game changing” drugs for types of lung cancer and leukaemia will be added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits ...

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AMA sharpens policy to promote reasonable drug prices

18 November 2019 - Arbitration in determining prescription drug prices is a viable mechanism to address the burden of high ...

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Epilepsy sufferer says victims of PHARMAC drug switch should be compensated

19 November 2019 - An epilepsy sufferer who urged others to boycott the Government's change in anti-epileptic drug medication is ...

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Elizabeth Warren says ‘Medicare for All’ rollout process will take 3 years

16 November 2019 — Elizabeth Warren announced Friday that she would expand public health insurance during her first 100 days ...

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Drug cost legislation gets a push from White House

18 November 2019 - The White House is ramping up its push to get a bill through Congress that curbs ...

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European Medicines Agency grants Orchard Therapeutics accelerated assessment of OTL-200 for patients with metachromatic leukodystrophy

18 November 2019 - Orchard Therapeutics today announced that the CHMP of the EMA has granted an accelerated assessment for OTL-200, ...

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Levo Therapeutics receives fast track designation from FDA for intranasal carbetocin for the treatment of Prader-Willi syndrome

18 November 2019 - Levo Therapeutics announced today that the U.S. FDA has granted Fast Track designation for LV-101 (intranasal carbetocin) ...

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Group launches seven-figure ad buy boosting vulnerable Democrats on drug prices

18 November 2019 - A Democratic group is launching $2 million in new digital ads highlighting vulnerable House Democrats’ efforts ...

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Ontario and Quebec provide reimbursement for HIV therapies Pifeltro (doravirine) and Delstrigo (doravirine/lamivudine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate)

18 November 2019 - For more than 30 years, Merck has been committed to scientific research and discovery in HIV that ...

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The NHS is facing shortages of lifesaving treatments, says internal document

18 November 2019 - Identifies 17 new shortages including drugs for cancer treatment. ...

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Biosimilars make progress in the Canadian market, but stakeholders see more work ahead

18 November 2019 - While much attention over the past few weeks has been on the US biosimilars market, with its ...

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Funding orphan medicinal products beyond price: sustaining an ecosystem

18 November 2019 - Following a similar legislation in the USA, the EU passed a legislation in 1999 to incentivise ...

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To lower costs, Trump to force hospitals to reveal price of care

15 November 2019 - The Trump administration on Friday announced it would begin forcing hospitals to publicly disclose the discounted ...

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Seelos Therapeutics receives FDA fast track designation for intranasal racemic ketamine (SLS-002)

18 November 2019 - Seelos Therapeutics today announced the U.S. FDA has granted fast track designation to its new, investigational intranasal ...

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Nancy Brunning's death: calls for PHARMAC reform

18 November 2019 - There are calls for PHARMAC to be reformed after the death of actress Nancy Brunning. ...

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National MS Society responds to price of new Biogen/Alkermes MS medication Vumerity

13 November 2019 - The FDA recently approved a new medication for relapsing MS, Vumerity, by Biogen and Alkermes.  ...

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