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Trump Administration’s Changes to Medicaid, Medicare Could Lead to Higher Costs

Certain provisions in President Donald Trump’s newly issued executive order on Medicare could lead to higher costs and surprise medical bills for seniors, according...

ICER Says Drug Makers Raised Prices on 7 Drugs Without Justification

According to a new analysis by the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER), drug manufacturers raised prices on seven popular medications without new...

Why Are Black Scientists Less Likely to Receive NIH Funding?

A new report building on a Science study from 2011 that revealed that African American researchers were less likely to receive funding from the...

FDA Awards 12 New Research Grants for Rare Diseases, Including AML

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded 12 new grants totaling more than $1 million for the development of medical devices, drugs,...

Trump to Nominate Stephen Hahn as FDA Commissioner

President Donald Trump is set to nominate Stephen Hahn, MD, as U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner, pending the completion of his vetting...

FDA Warns of Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities in Medical Devices

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned patients, providers, and medical device manufacturers about possible cybersecurity liabilities in certain medical devices and...

Trump Administration Renews Efforts to Dismantle the Affordable Care Act

When it was introduced nearly 10 years ago, the primary objective of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was to provide more...

Nobel Prize Awarded for Discovery of How Cells Sense Oxygen

The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded to scientists William G. Kaelin Jr., MD, Peter J. Ratcliffe, FRS, FMedSci, and Gregg L....

U.K. Labour Party Plans to Regulate Pharmaceutical Market, Lower Drug Prices

The U.K. Labour Party has pledged to reform the country’s pharmaceutical market by establishing a publicly owned generic drug manufacturer and expanding the government’s...

Federal Watchdog Report Shows NIH Must Better Protect U.S. Research From Foreign Influence

New reports issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) inspector general show that foreign governments and corporations could profit from...
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October 2019, Volume 5, Issue 12

This issue highlights the unintended consequences of fighting the nation’s opioid epidemic, considers the optimal frontline regimen for myeloma, and more.