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Value Pricing For Drugs: Whose Value, What Price?
Value Pricing For Drugs: Whose Value, What Price?
It is hard to read a newspaper these days without coming across a story about the high and ever increasing cost of drugs. The Wall Street Journal named drug prices the top health story of 2015. Stories about drug prices fall into two general categories...
Medicare's Drug-Pricing Experiment Stirs Opposition
Medicare's Drug-Pricing Experiment Stirs Opposition
A broad proposal by Medicare to change the way it pays for some drugs has drawn intense reaction and lobbying, with much of the debate centering on whether the plan gives too much power over drug prices to government regulators.
In Development: New Generation of Superbug Drugs
In Development: New Generation of Superbug Drugs
New research published in the journal Nature reveals the mechanism by which drug-resistant bacterial cells maintain a defensive barrier. The findings pave the way for a new wave of drugs that kill superbugs by bringing down their defensive walls rather...
US FDA Sounds Alert On Quality Issues in Indian Pharma
US FDA Sounds Alert On Quality Issues in Indian Pharma
Quality is a challenge for the Indian pharmaceutical sector, the largest supplier of drugs to the United States, according to a recent blog by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Novel Antibiotic Isolated From Human Nose
Novel Antibiotic Isolated From Human Nose
A new antibiotic that can kill meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been discovered in the human nose by researchers at the University of Tubingen in Germany.