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PCSK9 inhibitor cholesterol drugs chosen for rapid uptake in the UK

A class of expensive cholesterol-lowering drugs known as PCSK9 inhibitors have been chosen by the Accelerated Access Collaborative (AAC) to be fast-tracked...

For sale: Amgen chops 60% off Repatha’s $14,520 retail price

It's common for drugmakers to offer behind-the-scenes rebates and discounts to win coverage for their drugs. But cut list prices? That's far more rare. Amgen,...

Why Dignity Health joined the Apple Health Records initiative

The world has taken note as non-traditional players have been edging their way into the healthcare space. Apple is no exception. Earlier this year,...

Leo, Northwestern University, Wearifi to explore wearable device

Leo Pharma’s R&D innovation unit LEO Science & Tech Hub has collaborated with Wearifi and Northwestern University’s Center for Bio-Integrated Electronics to develop wearable...

‘Low carb’ mortality study asks bigger questions than gives answers

A study has been released which appears to show an association between lower carb diets and a higher risk of mortality. There have been some...

No surprise Bayer’s taking a hard line against Roundup cases—it’s got...

Bayer faced a large number of doubters when it was working to close its $63 billion Monsanto buyout, but the drugmaker pressed ahead and...

Patient-reported outcomes grow in importance for measuring value in healthcare

Two months ago, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services convened an advisory panel of experts that voted in favor of supporting use of...

Philips unveils new IntelliVue GuardianSoftware mobile client app

Health technology firm Royal Philips has expanded its General Care Solution with the new IntelliVue GuardianSoftware mobile client application. ...
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