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October 07, 2016
October 07, 2016
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September 26, 2016
September 26, 2016
Thrifty White Pharmacy announced Friday that it has received specialty pharmacy accreditation from URAC. "URAC accreditation validates our...
Thrifty White Pharmacy announced Friday that it has received specialty pharmacy accreditation from URAC. "URAC accreditation validates our comprehensive specialty pharmacy program," said Jeremy Faulks, director of specialty pharmacy at Thrifty White.
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September 26, 2016
September 26, 2016
FDA has said that draft guidance on how an interchangeable biosimilar will be defined should come out by the end of 2016, but the just-released user...
FDA has said that draft guidance on how an interchangeable biosimilar will be defined should come out by the end of 2016, but the just-released user fee reauthorization commitment letter states the draft will publish sometime before the end of 2017.
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September 22, 2016
September 22, 2016
To describe an innovative hepatitis C virus (HCV) care program and treatment outcomes resulting from pharmacist services.
To describe an innovative hepatitis C virus (HCV) care program and treatment outcomes resulting from pharmacist services.
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September 14, 2016
September 14, 2016
Cambridge University investigators conducted an evidence-based literature review in order to provide general practitioners with information on long-...
Cambridge University investigators conducted an evidence-based literature review in order to provide general practitioners with information on long-term adverse effects of chemotherapy in teenagers and young adults (TYAs).
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September 14, 2016
September 14, 2016
This year's recipients of the Lasker Awards, one of the highest honors in medical research, include three scientists whose worked helped transform...
This year's recipients of the Lasker Awards, one of the highest honors in medical research, include three scientists whose worked helped transform treatments for hepatitis C virus (HCV). The 2016 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award was given to Michael J.
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August 18, 2016
August 18, 2016
A new survey shows high support for the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program, a landmark longitudinal research effort that aims to...
A new survey shows high support for the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program, a landmark longitudinal research effort that aims to engage at least 1 million Americans to improve the ability to prevent and treat disease based on individual differences in lifestyle.
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August 18, 2016
August 18, 2016
A King County Superior Court judge has ordered the agency that oversees health insurance for Washington state's public employees to pay for...
A King County Superior Court judge has ordered the agency that oversees health insurance for Washington state's public employees to pay for expensive drugs to treat hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in all patients, not just those with the most severe illness.
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August 04, 2016
August 04, 2016
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has developed a potential cure for severe combined immune deficiency, though it will cost $665,000 for a single dose. The drug...
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has developed a potential cure for severe combined immune deficiency, though it will cost $665,000 for a single dose. The drug, autologous CD34+ enriched cell fraction (Strimvelis), is a gene therapy for the inborn illness that leaves children unable to protect themselves against infection.
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August 04, 2016
August 04, 2016
Biosimilar versions of tumor necrosis factor-a (TNF-a) inhibitors may be a viable substitution for the biologic drugs they mimic, researchers have...
Biosimilar versions of tumor necrosis factor-a (TNF-a) inhibitors may be a viable substitution for the biologic drugs they mimic, researchers have determined.
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