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New Policy Takes Aim at “Secret” Hospital and Insurer Negotiations

In a proposed rule, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced it is considering requiring U.S. hospitals and insurers to publicize...

Opioid Prescriptions Down, But Pain May Be Up

Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued strict guidelines to curb inappropriate patterns of opioid prescription, the prescribing rate has declined....

Women Awarded Smaller First-Time NIH Grants Than Men

First-time National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants awarded to female principal investigators were substantially smaller than those awarded to male principal investigators, according to...

Transplant May Have Cured Second Patient With HIV

Twelve years ago, scientists performed a stem cell transplant to put a patient with HIV into long-term remission; now, researchers from the University of...

Pharma Execs Shift Blame in Senate Hearing on Drug Prices

On February 26, executives from seven pharmaceutical giants testified before Congress in a Senate Finance Committee hearing on the high prices of brand-name prescription...

Beware Young-Donor Plasma Infusions, FDA Warns

Consumers should be wary of establishments offering infusions of plasma obtained from young human donors, according to a warning issued by the U.S. Food...

In a Push for Open Access, University of California Cuts Ties With Major Journal...

Amid a growing global effort by academics to shift toward greater open access in research, the University of California (UC) has announced that it...

Health-Care and Insurance Industries Fight to Maintain Status Quo

Lobbyists for the health-care and insurance industries have mobilized under a clear message: The Affordable Care Act is working reasonably well and expanding the...

U.S. Doctors’ Burnout Decreasing, Work Satisfaction Increasing

Burnout and satisfaction with work-life integration among physicians in the U.S. improved between 2014 and 2017, according to updated findings from Mayo Clinic, American...

FDA Approves New Hemophilia A Treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved turoctocog alfa pegol, formerly known as N8-GP, for the treatment of children and adults with hemophilia...
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April 2019, Volume 5, Issue 5

This issue features a look at the pitfalls of presenting and interpreting clinical trial data, the latest advances in transplant presented at the 2019 TCT Meetings, and more.