Christine Blank
New FDA lead ushers in new era
Scott Gottlieb, MD, was sworn in as the new FDA commissioner and ushers in a new era.
Immuno-oncology bladder drug wins approval
Soon after approving the same drug for metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma, FDA approved immuno-oncology avelumab (Bavencio) for locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma.
$96.5 Million Generic Payout Latest Trouble for Mylan
A $96.5 million settlement is the latest in a series of pricing and competition issues Mylan has faced in the past year.
How New Biosimilars Will Impact the Market
More biosimilars are coming onto the market , including competitors for Remicade and Neulasta.
How Pharmacists Are Helping Patients with Diabetes in a Rural Area
A study has found that patients with diabetes at a rural clinic have improved health outcomes when they are managed by a pharmacist diabetes clinic.
Three New Digital Tools for People with Diabetes
People with diabetes and health-care professionals have more options for managing their care as more companies create high-tech tools for them. Now, three recently-launched tools and apps will provide more help to pharmacists so that they can help people with diabetes in managing their disease.
Hepatitis C screening recommended by CMS for some beneficiaries
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is accepting public comments until April 3 on its new hepatitis C screening guidelines.
Insulin pumps outperform injections in diabetic children
Insulin pumps control blood sugar in children with diabetes better than insulin injections, according to a new study.
One in 10 Americans have taken someone else’s Rx
One in 10 Americans admit taking someone else’s Rx, according to an ongoing Reuters/psos online survey. About a quarter of those people used the prescription drugs to get high, according to the survey.


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