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High Drug Prices? Pharma Startup Thinks It Has the Right Medicine – Wall Street Journal

Startup EQRx is taking on high-price prescription drugs with plans to bring ‘me too’ drugs to market at as little as one-third to one-fifth the price of their rivals. Photo: Mark Hertzberg/Zuma Press By Joseph Walker Joseph Walker The Wall Street Journal Biography @joewalkerWSJ joseph.walker@wsj.com Jan. 12, 2020 10:14 am ET A startup pharmaceuticals company… Read More »

FDA Approves Nourianz (istradefylline) as an Add-On Drug to Treat Off Episodes in Adults with Parkinson’s Disease

FDA Approves Nourianz (istradefylline) as an Add-On Drug to Treat Off Episodes in Adults with Parkinson’s Disease Print this page TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– August 28, 2019 — Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd., (Kyowa Kirin, TYO: 4151) announces today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for Nourianz (istradefylline) for use as adjunctive treatment… Read More »

The decline in opioid deaths masks danger from designer drug overdoses in US

A pharmacist empties a prescription bottle of opioid painkillers that she filled for a patient at the pharmacy inside the facility in Boston. John Tlumacki | Boston Globe | Getty Images Drug overdose deaths are declining in the United States. The finding is being greeted as a sign that we may have reached a turning… Read More »

Exclusive: White House preparing order that would cut drug prices for Medicare – sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a sweeping executive order that would cut prices on virtually all branded prescription drugs sold to Medicare and other government programs, according to two industry sources who had discussions with the White House. FILE PHOTO: A pharmacist refills a container in a drug dispensing machine… Read More »