Diabetes prevention program found to improve quality and reduces healthcare costs. It will now be covered by Medicare in 2017.
FDA issued a draft guidance to support industry in their development of generic versions of approved opioids with abuse-deterrent formulations (ADF), while ensuring that generic ADF opioids are no less abuse-deterrent than the brand-...
Spending on brand name drugs spiked 16.2% in 2015 and 98.2% since 2011, according to a new report from pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) Express Scripts. Plus, a third of branded products experienced price increases greater than 20% in...

FDA APPROVALS
Why new bladder cancer drug is novel

FDA recently granted accelerated approval for atezolizumab (Tecentriq, Genentech), the first drug for bladder cancer that ...

New treatment for kidney cancer gets OK
Opdivo snags two new cancer approvals
First drug approved for hallucinations in Parkinson’s

CLINICAL
Why new bladder cancer drug is novel

FDA recently granted accelerated approval for atezolizumab (Tecentriq, Genentech), the first drug for bladder cancer that ...

FDA warns about popular diabetes drugs
New treatment for kidney cancer gets OK
Opioid patients lack access to treatment