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$3.5 Trillion Proposal by Senate Democrats Includes Drug Pricing Provisions to Offset Spending

A $3.5 trillion draft package framework recently proposed by Senate Democrats includes several drug pricing provisions intended to help offset the costs of initiatives...

FDA Committee Votes Against Approval of Roxadustat for Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee (CRDAC) has decided not to recommend the approval of roxadustat for...

What Will Telehealth Look Like Post-Pandemic?

As emergency orders easing restrictions on telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic are lifted, patients and physicians are struggling to keep up with rapidly changing...

Study Finds Specialized Infusion Centers Offer Better Care for Patients with SCD

A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) experiencing acute pain crises received better...

U.S. Hospitals Delay Surgeries Amid Nationwide Blood Shortage

With demand for blood products up 10% nationwide because of the COVID-19 pandemic, blood centers are down to a one-day supply in some U.S....

Biden Executive Order to Advance Policies on Prescription Drug Prices, Imports from Canada

The Biden administration has advanced via executive order several new policies targeting high prescription drug prices and encouraging drug imports from Canada. As part of...

Gay and Bisexual Men Now Eligible to Donate Blood in the U.K.

The National Health Service (NHS) has announced that gay and bisexual men who have been in monogamous relationships for at least three months can...

Third Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine May Boost Protection for Transplant Recipients

According to results from a small study published in Annals of Internal Medicine, an extra dose of COVID-19 vaccine may boost protection in patients who...

Avapritinib Approved for Advanced Systemic Mastocytosis

The FDA has approved avapritinib for the treatment of adult patients with advanced systemic mastocytosis (SM), SM with an associated hematologic neoplasm, and mast...

JAMA Editor-in-Chief Resigns After Releasing Content Questioning Racism in Medicine

Howard Bauchner, MD, has resigned from his role as editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) following a controversial podcast episode...
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July 2021 Bonus Mid-Year Edition, Volume 7 Issue 9

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