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Drug rebates often mean consumers pay more for drugs. Manufacturers raise list prices to cover PBM rebates. We pay a percent of list price.
A small study of seriously ill COVID-19 patients administered acalabrutinib, a BTK inhibitor and repurposed lymphoma drug, showed very promising results.
Nanomedicine and nanoparticles have the potential to revolutionize cancer therapeutics because they should be able to deliver the drug with more precision.
URGENT ACTION REQUIRED Dozens of lawmakers have called on the Trump Administration and Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar, a former drug executive,...
There is an urgent and never-ending need for patient participation in clinical trials, Here are five reasons why you should consider volunteering for one.
We know we can extend healthy life using readily available medications and a team-based, systematic approach. But, do we have the will to do it?
Physicians may endorse step therapy for medical reasons but when it is used solely to save the system money, it can harm people with chronic illnesses.
Cancer treatment has advanced significantly over the past few decades, due in large part to research performed by pharmaceutical companies. Learn about some of the medications ARIAD Pharmaceuticals has brought to the market and how they’ve impacted cancer treatment.
Getting a drug to market takes years of research and requires regulatory approval before it can be used to treat a disease. Learn about the process in this article.
Opiates are only one of a number of substances that have very high rates of addiction. Here are the 10 most addictive substances that you should avoid.
The high cost of life-saving drugs: There's something profoundly wrong with charging whatever the traffic will bear when the alternative is certain death.
First responders on the front line of the opioid crisis have learned that substance use disorders are not a matter of will power or bad decisions.