How to Fix the National Drug Shortage
The way health care providers negotiate drug prices has put the squeeze on manufacturers.
FDA Approves Pfizer’s RSV Vaccine for Adults 60 and Older
Though agency advisers had some safety concerns, the Pfizer shot is expected to be available before the winter R.S.V. season.
¿El síndrome del intestino irritable tiene cura?
Esto es lo que los expertos saben (y no saben) sobre esta afección desconcertante.
Can You Cure Constipation Without Laxatives?
Many people want to avoid taking medications. Experts weigh in on what else works.
Why The F.D.A. Should Move Birth Control Over the Counter
The F.D.A. has an important decision to make.
How DeSantis Is Trying to Lure Older Voters Away From Trump
The Florida governor is courting the large, politically influential group by pointing to his efforts to lower prescription drug prices. But his pitch can be lost on some voters.
Why Workplace Drug Tests Are Illogical
Medical cannabis is legal in 38 states, and CBD is ubiquitous. It’s beyond time to end this pointless and often downright harmful practice.
Prescription Drug Shortages
Many Americans can’t get the medications they need.
La escasez de Ozempic desata el auge de versiones ‘genéricas’ que no han sido aprobadas
Los organismos reguladores están expresando su preocupación por algunas sustancias en las alternativas al fármaco.
Biden Heads to Japan for the G7
Also, global heat to rise over the next five years. Here’s the latest at the end of Wednesday.
Drug Shortages Near an All-Time High, Leading to Rationing
A worrisome scarcity of cancer drugs has heightened concerns about the troubled generic drug industry. Congress and the White House are seeking ways to address widespread supply problems.
U.S. Sues to Block Amgen’s $27.8 Billion Takeover of Horizon Therapeutics
The Federal Trade Commission said the deal would enable Amgen to exploit its size to block competition for two expensive Horizon drugs.
Some Pharmacies Are Offering Unauthorized Ozempic Alternatives
Regulators are raising concerns about compounded semaglutide.
A U.S. Experiment on Single-Payer Care Just Ended
The system for one disease, Covid, had similarities to “Medicare for all.”
Esto se sabe sobre Opill, la nueva ‘minipíldora’ anticonceptiva
Los asesores de la FDA afirman que los beneficios superan sus riesgos. La agencia decidirá si en pocos meses el anticonceptivo podrá venderse sin receta en Estados Unidos.
What to Know About the New Treatment for Hot Flashes
Veozah, a nonhormonal drug, is effective against a signature symptom of menopause.
FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Hot Flashes
It is the first nonhormonal treatment for the menopause symptom.
Big Pharma Is Avoiding Taxes, and Trump’s Tax Reforms Made It Worse
Tax avoidance is a drug on the market.
Public Health Lessons Learned From the Coronavirus Pandemic
The United States’ struggle to respond to the virus has highlighted the importance of communicating with the public, sharing data and stockpiling vital supplies.
Addiction Treatment Medicine Is Vastly Underprescribed, Especially by Race, Study Finds
Black patients with opioid use disorder were far less likely to fill prescriptions for the most effective addiction treatments than white patients. But strikingly few patients of all races got the medicine.