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Pharmaceutical companies reach $260 million in opioid case before trial begins

Monday was supposed to be the day when four pharmaceutical companies appeared as defendants in a trial that sought to litigate their culpability in the opioid epidemic. Instead, those companies reached a settlement Monday morning totaling $ 260 million, multiple sources confirm. The four companies in question — AmerisourceBergen Corp., Cardinal Health, McKesson Corp. and… Read More »

NIH Awards $3 Million to Study Cannabidiol for Pain Relief

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has announced that it will grant nine new research awards, totaling approximately $ 3 million, to study the potential pain-relieving properties of cannabidiol (CBD) and other non-psychoactive components of cannabis. “The treatment of chronic pain has relied heavily… Read More »

FDA says some data testing Novartis’ $2 million gene therapy was manipulated

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that some data from early testing of Novartis’ more than $ 2 million gene therapy Zolgensma was manipulated, but the agency believes the treatment should remain on the market. FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is… Read More »

The most expensive medicine ever treats a rare condition. The price: $2.13 million – Los Angeles Times

Evelyn Villarreal was one of the first children treated, at 8 weeks. Her family, from Centreville, Va., had lost their first child to spinal muscular atrophy at 15 months. Two years later when Evelyn was born a test showed she also had the disease, so the family enrolled her in the gene therapy study at… Read More »

Apple Health Partner ‘LetsGetChecked’ Raises $30 Million Series B

LetsGetChecked home testing kit. LetsGetChecked LetsGetChecked is a direct-to-consumer at-home health testing platform available nationwide in the US, as well as in Canada and Europe, that connects customers to regulated laboratory testing to better manage and control their individual health. Headquartered out of New York, LetsGetChecked’s portfolio of testing procedures currently includes wellness testing (cholesterol, thyroid, etc.), cancer… Read More »

New York City to invest $100 million a year to provide healthcare to undocumented, low-wage workers

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new healthcare plan for “all New Yorkers” to include illegal immigrants and low-wage workers that would cost the city $ 100 million a year. De Blasio made his announcement on Tuesday hours before President Trump was scheduled to air a national address regarding the government shutdown… Read More »