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Opioid Manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Files for Bankruptcy

Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on June 10, just days after reaching a $225 million settlement with the U.S. Department of...

FDA Launches Call Center for Compassionate-Use Requests

The FDA has launched a call center to field doctors’ requests for access to experimental cancer drugs for individual patients who have run out...

Polatuzumab Vedotin-piiq Receives FDA Approval for DLBCL

The FDA has approved the CD79b-directed antibody drug conjugate polatuzumab vedotin-piiq, in combination with bendamustine and rituximab (BR), to treat adults with relapsed or...

Canada Warns Exporting Drugs Could Cause Drug Shortage

The Trump administration has proposed importing prescription drugs from other countries to help drive down the high costs of medications in the U.S., but...

Congressional Democrats Demand Answers About Trump Administration’s Fetal Tissue Research Ban

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) and Senate Health Committee ranking member Patty Murray (D-WA) want answers from the Trump Administration...

Visualizing Clinical Trials May Increase Drug Development Efficiency

Research suggests that as much as 85% of biomedical research may be wasteful, given the potential for biases in design, unnecessary duplication, or investigating...

FDA Clashes With Advisory Committee Panels Nearly One-Fifth of the Time

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) disagrees with its advisory committee panels about 20% of the time, according to a new analysis of...

Cities Allege That Generic Drug Makers Helped Fuel Opioid Epidemic

Large brand name drug manufacturers often are blamed for spurring the opioid crisis, but findings from a review of internal documents from several retail...

Johnson & Johnson Set to Pay Steep Penalties for Role in Opioid Epidemic

In Oklahoma, a trial is underway to determine whether Johnson & Johnson is partially responsible for the damages caused by the opioid epidemic, with...

Loosely Regulated Government Hospitals Exposed Native Americans to Opioid Risks

Five Indian Health Service (IHS) hospitals had patients who were given opioids in amounts exceeding federal guidelines, according to the results of a federal...
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September 2019 Volume 5 Issue 11

September 2019, Volume 5, Issue 11

This issue explores politics in the exam room, demystifies proteomic analysis in hematology, and more.