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How the FDA Boosts the Costs of New Drugs
How the FDA Boosts the Costs of New Drugs
Many aspects of the GOP's newly proposed A Better Way healthcare plan would improve the health system. But "A Better Way" seems to mean "Much of the Same" when dealing with Food and Drug Administration regulation.
FDA Warns About Serious Heart Problems With High Doses of the Antidiarrheal Medicine Loperamide (...
FDA Warns About Serious Heart Problems With High Doses of the Antidiarrheal Medicine Loperamide (...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning that taking higher than recommended doses of the common over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription diarrhea medicine loperamide (Imodium), including through abuse or misuse of the product, can cause serious...
FDA Releases Guidance to Assist Development of Advanced Technology to Modernize Pharmaceutical Ma...
FDA Releases Guidance to Assist Development of Advanced Technology to Modernize Pharmaceutical Ma...
On Dec. 23, 2015, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released draft guidance on the Advancement of Emerging Technology Applications to Modernize the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Base. This was a positive step towards helping pharmaceutical companie...
Zika: Why Biotechnology Is Imperative To National Security
Zika: Why Biotechnology Is Imperative To National Security
When we think of national security, we think of tanks, jets, missile defense systems and more recently, information space. But what about the realm of the microscopic, the biological or the genetic? Whether you think biotechnology, genetics and microbe...
Can We Find New Uses For Old Drugs?
Can We Find New Uses For Old Drugs?
Humans have been “repurposing” for centuries. Today we turn old churches into museums, schoolhouses into condos, old tires into artificial turf, and plastic bottles into dress pants. Drugs have become a new and exciting target for this acti...