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Michael JohnsenThe HealthWATCH for Business drug plan focuses on better managing drug spending and is estimated to help save employers and their employees 5%-10% on their drug plan. read more
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., November 27, 2016 – Relypsa, Inc., a Vifor Pharma company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sN...
Scientists at EPFL and NTU have discovered that combining an anticancer drug with an antirheumatic produces improved effects against tumors. The discovery opens a new path for drug-drug synergy.
The obvious answer seems to be ‘yes’. Why would pharmaceutical companies spend billions of dollars on drug detailing (i.e., visits by pharmaceutical representatives to physicians to expl...
I have posted a number of previous notes about our high drug prices and possible remedies to better align them with other healthcare costs (see: Researching the Cost of Stellara, a Drug Used to Treat ...
[I]t’s gratifying that all of the people whose names have been floated for FDA Commissioner…[understands] that there is fundamental tradeoff – longer and larger clinical trials mean
FRIDAY, Feb. 17, 2017 -- Eating a low-fat meal when taking an expensive prostate cancer drug can cut the cost of the drug by three-quarters, a new study indicates. "We know this drug [Zytiga] is absor...
Trump says drug companies are "getting away with murder" on drug prices. But most of the ideas batted around for controlling drug pricing have serious flaws.
Knowledge about drug-drug interactions commonly arises from preclinical trials, from adverse drug reports, or based on knowledge of mechanisms of action. Our aim was to investigate whether drug-drug i...
Both naïve and memory T-cells from drug-naive donors can be stimulated by parent drug and drug haptens. Thus, drug-derived antigens can stimulate naïve T-cells alongside pre-existing memory T-cells ...
Drug cue reactivity plays a crucial role in addiction, yet the underlying mechanisms are poorly understood. According to the binary associative account, drug stimuli retrieve an expectation of the dru...
Recreational drug use and associated harms continue to be of significant concern in men who have sex with men (MSM) particularly in the context of HIV and STI transmission.
The competition of two drugs for the same metabolizing enzyme is a common mechanism for drug-drug interactions that can lead to altered kinetics in drug metabolism and altered elimination rates in viv...