Some offer patient assistance programs, where people can access drugs for free, or cheaper than they would normally pay.
The money was a one-time gift for infrastructure, but to stay running, the clinic is on its own.
U.K. researchers say the cheap, widely available steroid dexamethasone reduced deaths by up to one-third in severely ill hospitalized patients.
Coming up with the number is one thing. Seizing that cash, experts agree, is another matter entirely.
Some experts doubt that the rule would have been capable of lowering drug prices.
We remember anti-drug PSAs for reasons their makers didn't intend.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first new kind of drug to treat depression since Prozac hit the scene in the late 1980s. Spravato is a nasal spray from Johnson & Johnson that’s a close cousin of ketamine, an anesthetic that’s sometimes used recreationally and often known as “Special K.” Because ketamine can cause […]
Is losing the leader of a drug-trafficking organization bad for business?
Bristol-Myers Squibb announced Thursday that it’s going to acquire another drugmaker, Celgene. The deal is worth about $74 billion. The combined company will have nine products with sales of more than a billion dollars a year, including some blockbuster cancer drugs. The merger is a sign that Big Pharma is betting big on cancer medications. […]