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Auterine fibroid treatment from Myovant Sciences met its goals in a second late-stage trial, setting the stage for FDA approval and competition with a pharmaceutical giant.
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STAT asked a number of scientists to describe what they see as the most pressing questions facing Candida auris, the feared superbug. Here are their thoughts:
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Opinion: I’m grateful that pharmaceutical companies continue to make discoveries like the one that saved my life. But Congress should pursue patent reform that puts patients first. Our lives are worth it.
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STAT caught up with Claire McCaskill to talk about drug prices, President Trump’s bold rhetoric on the issue, and what lobbying looks like when you’re a U.S. senator.
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With pregnancy care poised for a 21st century upgrade, women and their doctors are trying to find their way through what will be helpful — and what won't.
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Opinion: Without significant efforts to reduce health care waste and reinvest in community conditions, we will continue to spend more and more to subsidize our sick care system, sacrificing the vital community conditions that determine health.
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Lev Facher 16h
Read about the Senate Finance Committee's long-awaited drug pricing package, which includes an ambitious cap on some drug price hikes:
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The state of wants to revoke or suspend the wholesale license for a facility run by AmerisourceBergen. Why? Its huge sales.
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Rebecca Robbins 13h
"This might actually increase anxiety. That’s my biggest concern with these devices," one OB-GYN told
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Adam Feuerstein 11h
FDA cancels panel review of schizophrenia drug, causing shares to tumble There's a third possible explanation, too: FDA already decided to approve the drug. Could the market be mis-reading?
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The FDA has canceled an outside committee's review of Intra-Cellular's schizophrenia drug, causing shares to tumble.
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STAT 12h
A new kind of CAR-T becomes a micro-pharmacy, eliminating glioblastoma in mice.
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Bowing to industry pressure, Massachusetts lawmakers approved a compromise measure to lower prescription drug spending for its Medicaid program.
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STAT has created a Drug Pricing Policy Tracker to help you keep track of fast-moving developments on drug pricing coming out of Washington.
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Megan Thielking 17h
I took a deep dive into the field of pregnancy tech, from DTC contraction trackers to dashboards that relay home blood pressure readings to doctors
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Dr. Raeford Brown was uniquely positioned to help the U.S. government answer a critical question: Is a new version of the painkiller helping fight the national ?
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Harvard researchers say that millions should stop using aspirin for heart health.
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An experimental HIV drug from Merck — if effective — could be fashioned into an implant given annually to prevent patients at high risk from contracting the virus.
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BREAKING: The Senate Finance Committee has unveiled an ambitious, bipartisan bill to cap drug prices, which includes a controversial cap on drug price hikes in Medicare.
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STAT 17h
in sells for a fraction of what it costs in the U.S., and these Minnesotans were determined to see whether they could get a better deal by crossing the border.
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