While FDA approved far fewer new drugs in 2016 than 2015, the agency quickly approved novel and breakthrough therapies.
The US growth rate for spending on medicines is expected to fall in 2016 and beyond, according to new research.
Two new major studies on a biosimilar to trastuzumab (Herceptin, Genentech) to treat HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer and HER2-positive gastric cancer demonstrated equivalency.
As the healthcare profession continues to face challenges with antibiotic resistance, drugmakers are developing novel antibiotics that will be effective against some of the worst infections. One drugmaker submitted New Drug...
A majority of oncology drugs—particularly older cancer drugs—had price hikes in 2015, according to a study. Plus, Ariad Pharmaceuticals raised the price of its chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) drug ponatinib (Iclusig) for the fourth...
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Psoriasis drug approved with boxed warning
New bladder cancer, kidney disease therapies available
Diabetic patients challenge insulin makers

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