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Bristol, Amgen, Teva CEOs among execs to testify at House drug pricing hearings next week

After the late Rep. Elijah Cummings launched a drug pricing probe of some of the industry’s largest players last January, six pharmaceutical execs are set to head to Washington next week for hearings at the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.  Current and former executives from Celgene, Bristol Myers Squibb, Teva, Amgen, Mallinckrodt and Novartis will testify next Wednesday… Read More »

It has come to this: ignore vaccines-in-animals drug industry PR & news

A long-haired male golden hamster (via Wikipedia & Creative Commons) Earlier this week, a powerful opinion piece, “It Has Come To This:  Ignore the CDC,”  co-authored by former National Institutes of Health director Harold Varmus,  was published in the New York Times. That’s on the science side. On the PR and journalism side, it has… Read More »

Tremfya (guselkumab) Approved by U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the First Selective Interleukin (IL)-23 Inhibitor for Active Psoriatic Arthritis

Print this page HORSHAM, PA, July 14, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tremfya (guselkumab) for adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA), a chronic progressive disease characterized by painful joints and skin inflammation.[1],[2] Tremfya is the first treatment… Read More »

Can drug use cause migraines

Alternative treatments meditation, acupuncture, breathing exercises, etc. Cephalalgia : an drug journal of headache. Only people who are prone to headaches develop this syndrome, generally those with migraine or a family history of migraine. Did you find this information helpful? Site license users, click the Site Use Acces link on the Homepage at an migraines… Read More »

How Drug Industry Is Countering Diminishing Vaccine Uptake

As lockdowns have kept people at home and out of medical facilities, infant vaccination rates have dropped. As you might expect, this is bad news for the drug industry, which is likely why they’ve started promoting baseless claims that childhood vaccinations might prevent COVID-19 deaths. Baseless Claims Seek to Bolster Vaccine Uptake There’s absolutely no… Read More »

In effort to tackle coronavirus, Northwestern Medicine launches antiviral drug trial – Fox News

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The first participants have been enrolled by Illinois-based Northwestern Medicine in a new clinical drug trial that aims to tackle coronavirus. “The drug being tested is remdesivir, a novel antiviral drug developed to treat Ebola and which has subsequently… Read More »