FDA approves drugs faster than ever but relies on weaker evidence, researchers find

14 January 2020 - The FDA has gotten faster at approving new prescription drugs over the past four decades, but ...

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FDA real world evidence to be made available on Google Cloud

8 January 2020 - The company is making the agency's open-source MyStudies platform available, enabling for easier access to data for ...

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Additional evidence needed to assess histology-independent cancer drugs says paper co-authored by NICE staff

2 January 2020 - Paper looks at how histology-independent cancer drugs might be appraised. ...

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Report on the collection of under co-payment data 2018-19

17 December 2019 - The report on the collection of under co-payment data 2018-19 is now available. ...

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Insurer NIB wants access to members’ genetic information

6 December 2019 - Health insurer NIB wants to use genetic information and My Health Record data to calculate the ...

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Big data

27 November 2019 - Massive amounts of data are generated on a daily basis that could potentially be harnessed to ...

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Medicare bill ‘puts every Australian at risk’

28 November 2019 - A new Medicare anti-fraud bill would put the privacy of every Australian at risk and create ...

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The challenges of sharing data in an era of politicised science

21 November 2019 - The goal of making science more transparent—sharing data, posting results on trial registries, use of preprint servers, ...

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Biostatistics: a fundamental discipline at the core of modern health data science

28 October 2019 - The value of our health and medical research investment is at risk unless we foster the discipline ...

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10 year update on study results submitted to ClinicalTrials.gov

14 November 2019 - A decade after ClinicalTrials.gov launched a database for reporting results of clinical trials, the database includes results ...

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Google’s ‘Project Nightingale’ gathers personal health data on millions of Americans

11 November 2019 - Search giant is amassing health records from Ascension facilities in 21 states; patients not yet informed. ...

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In generic drug plants in China and India, data falsification is still a problem

29 October 2019 - As the generic drug industry faces allegations of data manipulation, headlines about carcinogen-tainted blood pressure medicine, ...

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Real-time benefit tools for drug prices

25 October 2019 - Concerns over drug prices and medication nonadherence have led to a search for new strategies to lower ...

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Microsoft, Humana partner to ‘reimagine’ health care for ageing boomers

21 October 2019 - Microsoft and Humana are partnering in an effort to improve health outcomes of the health insurer’s ...

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Canada's decision to make public more clinical trial data puts pressure on FDA

11 October 2019 - Last March, Canada's department of health changed the way it handles the huge amount of data ...

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