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A new report says pharma companies increased drug prices by nearly double during shortages - and it highlights the biggest debate in healthcare today

A NEW REPORT SAYS PHARMA COMPANIES INCREASED DRUG PRICES BY NEARLY DOUBLE DURING SHORTAGES - AND IT HIGHLIGHTS THE BIGGEST DEBATE IN HEALTHCARE TODAY

Unsplash/Freestocks.org Drug shortages are a constant worry for the US healthcare system. Researchers looked at prices of drugs under...

Justice Department OKs Cigna's $52 billion acquisition of Express Scripts

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT OKS CIGNA'S $52 BILLION ACQUISITION OF EXPRESS SCRIPTS

The approval of the Cigna-Express Scripts deal is also a positive signal for CVS Health's proposed $69 billion acquisition of health...

 
 
 

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First new hairy cell leukemia drug in 20 years approved, but will it make a dent?

FIRST NEW HAIRY CELL LEUKEMIA DRUG IN 20 YEARS APPROVED, BUT WILL IT MAKE A DENT?

An AstraZeneca spokeswoman said the company would list the price for the drug, Lumoxiti, closer to when it becomes commercially available.

 
 
 

ROIVANT LAUNCHES RESPIVANT SCIENCES TO DEVELOP INNOVATIVE THERAPEUTICS FOR RESPIRATORY DISEASES

Respivant to be led by Bill Gerhart, former CEO of Patara Pharma and Elevation Pharmaceuticals- Respivant pipeline anchored by RVT-1601,...

Xconomy's San Francisco Event to Showcase Biotech's Next Generation

XCONOMY'S SAN FRANCISCO EVENT TO SHOWCASE BIOTECH'S NEXT GENERATION

The life sciences and biomedicine are a constant field of tension between cutting-edge ideas and breakthroughs, and time-tested procedures...

 
 
 

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Experience in biotech, manufacturing, pharma, R&D and/or laboratory environments required. Genoptix provides personalized and comprehensive...

In-house CAR-T manufacturing preferable to outsourcing, execs say

IN-HOUSE CAR-T MANUFACTURING PREFERABLE TO OUTSOURCING, EXECS SAY

Keeping manufacturing close to home allows for greater flexibility, lower long-term costs and building up native manufacturing capability,...

 
 
 
A group of hospitals just picked a CEO to run their nonprofit generic drug company - and he's not getting paid to do it

A GROUP OF HOSPITALS JUST PICKED A CEO TO RUN THEIR NONPROFIT GENERIC DRUG COMPANY - AND HE'S NOT GETTING PAID TO DO IT

A group of hospitals have built a nonprofit generic drugmaker called Civica Rx. The company will be led by pharma veteran Martin VanTrieste...

PBM practices harm care for cancer patients, oncology professional group says

PBM PRACTICES HARM CARE FOR CANCER PATIENTS, ONCOLOGY PROFESSIONAL GROUP SAYS

In a position statement, ASCO said PBM practices can result in medication dispensing errors, harm physicians' ability to treat patients...

 
 
 
Teen abuse of Xanax is skyrocketing across America as Big Pharma's profits soar

TEEN ABUSE OF XANAX IS SKYROCKETING ACROSS AMERICA AS BIG PHARMA'S PROFITS SOAR

Experts say that prescription drug abuse in adolescents has been dropping in recent years, but the number of young people who are addicted...

Sempre Health rakes in $8 million to improve patient behavior and medication adherence

SEMPRE HEALTH RAKES IN $8 MILLION TO IMPROVE PATIENT BEHAVIOR AND MEDICATION ADHERENCE

Rethink Impact led the Series A round, which will be used to grow Sempre's relationships with health plans and to make its service...

 
 
 
Mounting evidence proves that higher vitamin D levels reduce the risk of breast cancer

MOUNTING EVIDENCE PROVES THAT HIGHER VITAMIN D LEVELS REDUCE THE RISK OF BREAST CANCER

When the New York Times recently published an article attacking a well-known doctor for being a vitamin D proponent, it was clear to...

The maker of a lifesaving overdose treatment just got acquired in a $735 million deal

THE MAKER OF A LIFESAVING OVERDOSE TREATMENT JUST GOT ACQUIRED IN A $735 MILLION DEAL

Reuters Adapt Pharma, the company that makes the only FDA-approved needle-free emergency opioid overdose treatment just got acquired...

 
 
 
Tetraphase Pharma's Antibiotic Wins FDA Approval for Gut Infections

TETRAPHASE PHARMA'S ANTIBIOTIC WINS FDA APPROVAL FOR GUT INFECTIONS

A Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals antibiotic has earned FDA approval , adding a new treatment to the effort to address drug-resistant infections....

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The company provides a full range of services to the pharma and biotech industries. Ability to effectively organize, multitask, and...

 
 
 
After NYT declares war on Vitamin D, nutritionally illiterate Harvard professor claims coconut oil is "pure poison"

AFTER NYT DECLARES WAR ON VITAMIN D, NUTRITIONALLY ILLITERATE HARVARD PROFESSOR CLAIMS COCONUT OIL IS "PURE POISON"

Natural and safe ways to boost health are increasingly coming under attack by those who feel threatened by their potential to eat away...

RDMD raises $3M seed financing to mine EHRs for rare disease drug development

RDMD RAISES $3M SEED FINANCING TO MINE EHRS FOR RARE DISEASE DRUG DEVELOPMENT

The company's initial focus will be on neurological and inherited metabolic disorders.

 
 
 
Subject CAR-Ts to price competition or randomized trials to ensure even coverage, expert says

SUBJECT CAR-TS TO PRICE COMPETITION OR RANDOMIZED TRIALS TO ENSURE EVEN COVERAGE, EXPERT SAYS

CMS could run trials of CAR-Ts in lymphoma if unsure of their similarity on benefit to patients and ancillary service costs, Dr. Peter...

Ohio Insurer Turns to Propeller Health for Digital Approach to COPD

OHIO INSURER TURNS TO PROPELLER HEALTH FOR DIGITAL APPROACH TO COPD

Propeller Health said this week that it has partnered with an Ohio-based health insurer to help a group of its Medicare patients who...