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Malaria Drug Taken by Trump Is Tied to Increased Risk of Heart Problems and Death in New Study

The malaria drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine did not help coronavirus patients and may have done harm, according to a new study based on the records of nearly 15,000 patients who received the drugs and 81,000 who did not. Some were also given the antibiotic azithromycin, or a related medicine. Hydroxychloroquine is the drug that President… Read More »

Increased Payer and Provider Support May Drive Billions of Dollars in Savings from Biosimilars

By SHEILA FRAME  FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has said biosimilars are “key to promoting access and reducing health care costs. And it’s a key to advancing public health.” While the Administration works to reduce barriers to bringing biosimilars to market, payers and providers can help increase adoption of biosimilars in clinical practice and ensure cost… Read More »

FDA to Address Increased Use of E-Cigs Among Youth

With new findings revealing that e-cigarette use has increased from 1.5 million to more than 3.6 million young people within the last year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed new measures against flavored electronic cigarettes, CNN reports. FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, announced the proposals in a statement released on Thursday. “The changes… Read More »