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As required under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, millions of people will soon be added to the ranks of the insured. However, this rapid expansion of coverage is colliding with a different, potentially ...
Health Jun 27, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 27 |
Supply of cheap, copycat drugs for the developing world could be badly threatened if Swiss firm Novartis wins a challenge to India's patent law, medical charity MSF said on Monday.
Medications Sep 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1
(AP) -- India effectively ended Bayer's monopoly on a patented cancer drug Monday, licensing a much cheaper generic under a unique law aimed at keeping costs affordable.
Medications Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
India's Supreme Court on Monday rejected drug maker Novartis AG's attempt to patent an updated version of a cancer drug in a landmark decision that health activists say ensures poor patients around the world ...
Medications Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
The Texas Medical Board on Friday approved new rules on experimental stem cell therapies such as the one Gov. Rick Perry underwent during back surgery last year, despite objections they don't do enough to protect patients ...
Health Apr 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers have discovered an immune system 'kill switch' that destroys blood stem cells when the body is under severe stress, such as that induced by chemotherapy and systemic infections.
Immunology Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(AP) -- Lipitor is so valuable that its maker, Pfizer Inc., is practically paying people to keep taking the blockbuster cholesterol medicine after generic competition hits the U.S. market this week.
Medications Nov 29, 2011 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Restrictions on eligibility for health care reform programs will result in the potential exclusion of up to 220,000 children from affordable health care coverage in California, according to a new policy brief from the UCLA ...
Health Jun 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The only experiment in the country to predict outcome of Obama health care reform was not successful
(Medical Xpress) -- With the U.S. Supreme Court decision looming on the fate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) informally known as Obamacare two Texas Tech University researchers and ...
Health Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The federal government has committed $11 billion to expand the operating capacity of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), which receive federal funding and enhanced Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement, and "look-alike" ...
Health Jul 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The recent Supreme Court decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has cleared the way for national requirements about posting nutritional information at chain restaurants. Listing calories, fat content, ...
Health Jul 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0