Medication

Suit: Aetna violated law with envelope revealing HIV status

Aug 28, 2017

A Pennsylvania man is suing health insurer Aetna, saying his sister learned he was taking HIV medication after the company mailed him an envelope with a large, clear window that showed information on where to purchase the drugs

Gilead to pay $11.9B for cancer treatment developer Kite

Aug 28, 2017

Gilead Sciences will pay $11.9 billion in cash to buy Kite Pharma and plant a stake in an emerging area of cancer treatments that train a patient's immune cells to attack tumors

A first: Drug lowers heart risks by curbing inflammation

Aug 27, 2017

For the first time, a drug has helped prevent heart attacks by curbing inflammation, a new and very different approach than lowering cholesterol

Lab-made "mini organs" helping doctors treat cystic fibrosis

Aug 23, 2017

Dutch doctors are taking a novel approach to treat cystic fibrosis: They're growing miniature organs for every patient with the disease in the Netherlands.

Trump won places drowning in despair. Can he save them?

Aug 19, 2017

In a pro-Trump county gripped by addiction and despair, the president's supporters now have differing degrees of faith that he can help turn things around as promised

FDA OKs Pfizer drug for rare, fast-killing type of leukemia

Aug 17, 2017

FDA approves new medicine for use against a rare, rapidly progressing blood cancer after other treatments have failed

EpiPen maker finalizes settlement for government overcharges

Aug 17, 2017

Mylan agrees to pay $465 million to settle Justice Department allegations that it overcharged Medicaid for EpiPens

Austria orders recall of unapproved cancer drug

Aug 16, 2017

Austrian authorities have ordered a recall of a cancer medication that was put on the market without proper approval

Marijuana states try to curb smuggling, avert US crackdown

Aug 14, 2017

Officials in US states where marijuana is legal are trying to curtail smuggling to other states as the federal government pushes for a more aggressive approach in these states, noting overproduction of pot and lax enforcement is stoking the trafficking

First medical marijuana dispensary opening in Hawaii

Aug 9, 2017

Dispensary sales of medical marijuana in Hawaii are beginning after patients waited 17 years for a legal way to purchase the drug

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