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Global Health Concerns Create Business Opportunities

Health crises generate support for new vaccines and treatments for diseases found in developing nations.
Sep 2, 2009

Health crises generate support for new vaccines and treatments for diseases found in developing nations.

Pharma Girds for Healthcare Reform

Pressure to reduce healthcare spending has put drug rebates, price cuts, and tax hikes on the table.
Aug 2, 2009

Pressure to reduce healthcare spending has put drug rebates, price cuts, and tax hikes on the table.

Manufacturers Face New Risk-Management Requirements

REMS to improve the safe use of opioids may lead to controls on other high-risk medicines.
Jul 2, 2009

REMS to improve the safe use of opioids may lead to controls on other high-risk medicines.

FDA Commissioner Hamburg Discusses Drug Regulation

Jun 22, 2009

The new commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration is mapping plans for turning around an agency that has been demoralized, buffeted about in the press and has lost some of the trust of the American people.

FDA Waves a Big Stick

Agency officials and manufacturers anticipate stricter enforcement of drug safety and quality.
Jun 2, 2009

Agency officials and manufacturers anticipate stricter enforcement of drug safety and quality.

The Comparative-Effectiveness Controversy

Government funding is slated to boost comparative studies of prescription drugs.
May 2, 2009

Government funding is slated to boost comparative studies of prescription drugs.

Downpayment on Health Reform

President Obama's economic recovery plain includes goals such as reducing the number of uninsured citizens and improving the quality of healthcare.
Apr 2, 2009

President Obama's economic recovery plain includes goals such as reducing the number of uninsured citizens and improving the quality of healthcare.

Congress and Obama Seek to Bolster Drug Safety

FDA is poised to gain authority and resources to ensure the quality of food and drugs.
Apr 2, 2009

FDA is poised to gain authority and resources to ensure the quality of food and drugs.

New Leadership and More Resources Aim to Modernize FDA Operations

Mar 19, 2009

Instead of protecting the public from unsafe drugs and contaminated foods, the Food and Drug Administration is a "hazard to public health," stated President Barack Obama in announcing his choices to head the agency and new efforts to improve food safety. Margaret Hamburg will be FDA's new commissioner, and Joshua Sharfstein principal deputy commissioner for drugs and medical products.

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