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China Has ‘Cornered the Market’ on Pharmaceutical Ingredients, Jeopardizing US National Security: Rep. Harshbarger
A Republican lawmaker says pharmaceuticals acquired from China are nothing less than medication acquired from the nation’s enemy. She’s fearful that supply chains could be leveraged against the United States. ...
June 18, 2022
Median Drug Launch Price 85 Times Higher Compared to 2008
A study led by researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital has found that median launch prices for new ...
June 10, 2022
Health Professionals Risk of Conflict of Interest Even From Routine Meals Sponsored by Drug Firms: Expert
Frequent interaction between pharmaceutical firms and health professionals increase the likelihood of a conflict of interest, according to ...
March 22, 2022
Reshoring Pharmaceuticals: Take the Advantage Away From China
News Analysis Pharmaceutical drugs are one of the most crucial areas where the United States is too dependent ...
March 14, 2022
Science Confirms Turmeric Is as Effective as 14 Drugs
If ever there were an herb that puts existential fear into the bottom line of pharmaceutical companies, it's ...
April 2, 2021
The Fascinating Story of Placebos
According to "Plato in Twelve Volumes" published by Harvard University Press, for headaches, Plato prescribed "a certain leaf, ...
January 28, 2021
Treatments That Are Better than Drugs or Supplements
Natural medicine doesn't just involve "nutraceuticals," but extends to modalities such as yoga and acupuncture that an increasing ...
October 8, 2020
Tariffs and National Security
Commentary Here is a naked and highly credible threat uttered by a Chinese economist: “We are at the ...
April 20, 2020
Sen. Cotton and Rep. Gallagher Introduce Bill to Cut US Dependency on China for Key Drugs
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-Wis.) announced plans to introduce a bill to reduce U.S. ...
March 19, 2020
Reliance on China for Medicine Is a Security Threat to US Military and Public, Says Congressman
WASHINGTON—The coronavirus outbreak has disrupted the U.S. pharmaceutical industry’s global supply chain that is largely dependent on China, ...
February 13, 2020
Pharma Executive John Kapoor Sentenced to Over Five Years in Prison in Opioid Trial
The former chairman of Insys Therapeutics, a pharmaceutical company, was sentenced to 66 months in prison after he ...
January 24, 2020
More Drugmakers Hike US Prices as New Year Begins
NEW YORK—Drugmakers including Bristol-Myers Squibb Co, Gilead Sciences Inc, and Biogen Inc hiked United States list prices on ...
January 2, 2020
Why the Prescription Drug Market Doesn’t Work for Patients
What does it take to get vital medical care in America? For Laura Matson, a Type-1 diabetic, it ...
November 18, 2019
Why Drug Trials Aren’t Enough to Make Sure Medicines Work
There was a moment when, as a pharmacist, I realized that a lot of people to whom I ...
October 7, 2019
China’s Retaliatory Tariffs on US-Made Drugs, Medical Equipment Spark Complaints by Netizens
After the U.S. government increased tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods to 25 percent from 10 percent, ...
May 22, 2019
Interview: ‘China RX’ Author Rosemary Gibson Sounds Alarm Over Chinese-Made Medicine
Rosemary Gibson is a senior advisor at the Hastings Center, a bioethics research institute, and is the author ...
May 30, 2018
As China Dominates Drug Manufacturing, Expert Says US Should Protect Medicine as a Strategic Asset
As Chinese companies are increasingly dominating the global pharmaceutical market, an expert says it is high time for ...
May 9, 2018
What Trump’s Presidency Means for Health Care Sector
Health care was one of the issues that dominated the election debates. Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, which had ...
November 17, 2016
Big Pharma Pressured to Clean Up Pollution That Creates Superbugs
The discharge from factories that produce antibiotics is a hotbed for growth of so-called "superbugs," according to a ...
October 26, 2016
Price-Hiking Pharma Exec Martin Shkreli Gets House Subpoena
WASHINGTON—House lawmakers have issued a subpoena to compel former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli, reviled for price-gouging, to ...
January 20, 2016
The Associated Press
More Doctors Means More Competition and More Antibiotics
Per capita consumption of antibiotics in the United States is among the highest in the world. According to ...
February 27, 2015
Why a ‘Miracle’ Drug Exists but You Can’t Have It Yet
It’s supposedly getting easier for innovative drugs for rare diseases like Duchenne muscular dystrophy to reach the market. ...
December 14, 2014
Beware of Fake Prescription Drugs Smuggled From China
Drug gangs in the United States are moving to new markets, with the help of Chinese factories. Their ...
December 8, 2014
‘Starfish’ Crystals Could Lead to 3-D-Printed Pills
Engineers have figured out how to make rounded crystals with no facets, a design that mimics the hard-to-duplicate ...
October 26, 2014
Nicole Casal Moore
Canada’s Top R&D Organization Hacked by Chinese State-Sponsored Actor
Canada’s flagship research organization is rebuilding its computer network after it was breached by what the government is ...
July 29, 2014
Blackness Ever Blackening: My Lifetime of Depression
What does a diagnosis of depression mean? Does medication help and is it the right solution? How does ...
June 1, 2014
FDA: Long Drug Warnings Hide Risks
Pharmaceutical marketing has had a profound effect on America’s growing prescription drug appetite. Now regulators worry that advertising ...
February 26, 2014
Biden’s SEC Reacts Negatively to Bipartisan, Pro-Market ‘Responsible Financial Innovation Act’
32,000 Residents Told to Evacuate or Issued Warnings as Australia Faces Fourth Flooding Event of 2022
Australia to Lift COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for Overseas Travellers
Musk Breaks Silence on Twitter With Photo Alongside the Pope
DHS to Enforce ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy for Several More Weeks, Warn Migrants Not to Come: Mayorkas
Political Polarization Worsens in Corporate America: New Study
Supreme Court Security Chief Sparks War of Words Over Police Protection of Justices
White House Defends Biden’s Twitter Post on Gas Stations
Tsitsipas Calls Kyrgios Bully After Wimbledon Hubbub, Loss
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JP Morgan: Oil Price Could More Than Triple If Russia Decides to Cut Output