Tag Archives: Drug

U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads

(Reuters) – A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising. A pharmacist refills a container in a drug dispensing machine at the Rock Canyon pharmacy in Provo, Utah,… Read More »

Surprise billing, drug rebates among likely reforms this year, S&P Global says

Dive Brief: Strong bipartisan support in Congress could spur passage of surprise billing legislation before the 2020 elections, a new S&P Global report predicts. President Donald Trump has promised to end the practice, and both Senate HELP Committee Chair Lamar Alexander, D-Tenn., and ranking minority member Patty Murray, D-Wash., have sent proposals to the Congressional… Read More »

Scientists create drug cocktail to cut treatment time by half for resistant tuberculosis

A new drug cocktail reduces the length of treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis from nearly two years to nine to 11 months with a similar effectiveness, according to a large clinical trial whose results were published in a U.S. journal Wednesday. Nearly 600,000 people contract multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) every year, killing more people than any other… Read More »