Top GOP senator: drug pricing action unlikely before end of year

19 November 2019 - Senator John Thune, the Senate’s No. 2 Republican, said Tuesday that it is unlikely the Senate ...

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Auckland widow's wish to give away leftover cancer medication illegal under Medicines Act

20 November 2019 - An Auckland widow who spoke out about New Zealand's drug wastage after her husband's death will ...

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In a rare political move, prominent biotech venture capitalists speak out against Pelosi’s drug pricing bill

18 November 2019 - A group of top biotech venture capitalists are issuing a stark warning to Congress: They won’t ...

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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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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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Statement from Sarah Yim, acting director of the Office of Therapeutic Biologics and Biosimilars in the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, on FDA’s continued progress facilitating competition in the biologic marketplace with approval of 25th biosimilar product

15 November 2019 - Biological products play an increasingly central role in modern medicine, offering treatments for many serious illnesses.  ...

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Labour will exclude the NHS and medicines from trade deals with the US

17 November 2019 - Donald Trump wants the big US pharmaceutical companies to get its hands on our public services – ...

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Booker and Sanders propose a new federal agency to set drug prices

15 November 2019 - Senators Cory Booker and Bernie Sanders are pushing for the creation of a new federal agency ...

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Dutch authorities hand over final building to EMA in Amsterdam

15 November 2019 - Today, the Dutch authorities have handed over to EMA its newly built tailor-made premises, located in ...

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PHARMAC backs down on epilepsy drug brand switch

15 November 2019 - PHARMAC has backed down on a controversial drug brand switch affecting patients with epilepsy and mental ...

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Researchers call on FDA to rethink guidance allowing use of surrogate outcomes

13 November 2019 - The US FDA needs to reconsider its use of surrogate outcomes in some guidance documents on ...

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To drive down insulin prices, WHO will certify generic versions

13 November 2019 - About 80 million people with diabetes around the world need the hormone, and half of them can’t ...

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Drug makers fight Trump appellate bid to restore rule exposing drug prices in TV ads

14 November 2019 - A Trump administration requirement that drug companies include their products’ list prices in TV ads is ...

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