Tag Archives: Drug

Medical News Today: Ovarian cancer: New drug may prevent recurrence

New research in mice identifies a compound that prevents ovarian cancer recurrence by eradicating the cancer stem-like cells that conventional chemotherapy leaves behind. New findings could change the face of ovarian cancer treatment. According to the National Cancer Institute, there were over 22,000 new cases of ovarian cancer in the United States in 2018. More… Read More »

Third Akorn sterile drug plant hit by FDA as new CEO lays out blueprint for a better future

Akorn Pharmaceuticals, which had a $ 4.3 billion buyout by Fresenius tank last fall, just can’t seem to catch a break. Just weeks after being hit with an FDA warning letter for its manufacturing operations in Illinois—problems that led to the death of the deal—Akorn today reported that it has received a citation on its third… Read More »

Pharma CEOs Walk Into a Congressional Hearing to Defend High Drug Prices…

The top executives of seven drugmakers appeared before the Senate Finance Committee to explain why prescription meds are “outrageously expensive,” as Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) put it, especially when compared with the prices of drugs in other countries. The result? Pharma leaders shifted the blame to the insurance industry and pharmacy benefit managers, NPR reports.… Read More »