(AP)—An Oregon Medicaid committee is expected to significantly scale back access to an effective—but expensive—new drug used to treat hepatitis C.
The European Union's antitrust body is imposing a fine of 428 million euros ($580 million) on France's pharmaceutical company Servier and five producers of generic medicines for distorting competition.
Law enforcement authorities need to better understand trafficking patterns of cocaine in the United States to address one of the world's largest illegal drug markets, according to a Michigan State University ...
New York raised the minimum wage to buy cigarettes to 21 on Sunday, in its latest initiative to encourage healthier behavior among residents.
Chinese police Wednesday accused a British executive of GlaxoSmithKline of leading a sprawling scheme to bribe doctors and hospitals to use its drugs.
(HealthDay)—Price transparency frameworks, which provide price information presented in the context of other relevant information, should be developed to meet patients' needs, according to recommendations ...
Restricting displays – which increase sales of displayed drinks by up to 46% for alcohol and by 52% for carbonated drinks - could curb consumption without affecting price or availability.
As the price for decoding a person's DNA keeps dropping, expectations for personalized medicine based on specific genetic profiling rise. But translating an individual's genetic data into finely tailored medical treatments ...
High prices for fresh fruits and vegetables are associated with higher Body Mass Index (BMI) in young children in low- and middle-income households, according to American University researchers in the journal Pediatrics.
(HealthDay)—Food prices are linked to blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
Falling stock prices lead to increased hospitalisations for mental disorders, according to new research published today in the journal Health Policy and Planning.
All those people who've been telling us for years that we should eat more healthy foods and cut our calories – stop, take a moment, and celebrate.
Salix Pharmaceuticals will buy Santarus for about $2.12 billion to add to its roster of drugs.
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline revealed on Wednesday that pharmaceuticals and vaccines sales in China tumbled 61 percent in the third quarter, as it was rocked by a state bribery probe.
(Medical Xpress)—The availability, pricing and affordability of three essential asthma medicines varies greatly according to a new study of 52 low-and middle-income countries