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Fast-Rising Drug Prices Hit Hospitals Hard in Bottom Lines
Fast-Rising Drug Prices Hit Hospitals Hard in Bottom Lines
When drug costs rose $20 million in one year for Beaumont Health in suburban Detroit, CEO John Fox asked executives like Kathy Pawlicki, vice president for pharmacy, why and what could be done about it.
The False Drug Pricing Problem
The False Drug Pricing Problem
Where would you want to live if you had cancer? If you worried about high drug prices, you would avoid the U.S. But a new study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology suggests that cancer drugs are actually more af...
Researchers Develop Versatile Building Blocks That Could Be Useful in Pharmaceutical Research
Researchers Develop Versatile Building Blocks That Could Be Useful in Pharmaceutical Research
Researchers in the Doyle lab at Princeton have developed a direct cross-coupling reaction to produce nitrogen-containing compounds called 1,2-dihydropyridines, versatile building blocks that are highly useful in pharmaceutical research. Published in Ch...
Authentic Drugs Tagged with Plant DNA Could Help Snare Fake Meds
Authentic Drugs Tagged with Plant DNA Could Help Snare Fake Meds
In the U.S. it’s uncommon to encounter counterfeit pharmaceuticals, drugs that are manufactured illegally and passed off as the genuine articles. But in countries with weaker regulatory systems such as India and Nigeria these drugs make up 25 to ...
Handling of Injectable Powders with Vacuum-Pressure Dosing Systems
Handling of Injectable Powders with Vacuum-Pressure Dosing Systems
The unpredictable nature of injectable pharmaceutical powders makes it imperative for the packaging sector to use machines that deliver tight dose control. For this particularly volatile — and understandably stringently-controlled — subset ...